Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the principles of safer manual handling.

Intended Audience

The QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) qualification has been specifically designed for all employees to help raise their awareness of the risks associated with unsafe manual handling practices. It is also ideal for those who might have to carry out manual handling as part of their job such as handling deliveries, parcels and boxes.

Course Overview

Learners will develop a greater awareness of manual handling.

Learners will:

• Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
• Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
• Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety


1/2 day


Maximum of 12


The training can be held at your premises however if this is not suitable SHN Training Services Ltd can arrange a site for you.

Course detail courtesy of Qualsafe Awards