Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling

Who should take this course?

This course is aimed at all employees who handle materials, boxes, mail and packages, including both industrial and office workers. Course is mainly geared at those who carry out manual handling at work. The course introduces delegates to the risk of manual handling and controls available.

Duration: 1⁄2 Day 0900 – 1230 Hrs

Assessment Format: 30 question Multi-choice examination

Pre-requisites: None


Course Content:

  • Introduction
  • Manual Handling hazards
  • Legislation and Guidance
  • Risk assessment
  • Controls and reducing the risks of harm


Course Outcomes:

On completing this course candidates will be able to:

  • Identify the hazards of manual handling.
  • Identify the risks involved and controls available.
  • Identify what to expect from a manual handling assessment.

Award: On successful completion of the course candidates will be awarded a Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling.

Ofqual Qualification Ref: Nil

Cost: £ 90.00 + VAT per delegate

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