Manual Handling Training Course

Manual Handling Training Course

Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice

Course Overview

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

This qualification is aimed at those who carry out manual handling at work. It provides essential information about manual handling hazards and their control.


Under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, employers are required to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to employees – this includes suitable training. The Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice combines both the theoretical and hands-on elements of the subject and teaches learners techniques to lift, carry, push and pull objects safely within their individual capabilities.

Entry Requirement

No previous health and safety knowledge is required.

Course Structure

Over a half-day period, successful Learners will develop a greater awareness of manual handling, including-

  • Common manual handling injuries,
  • The safe movement principles
  • Theory of safe manual handling principles
  • Manual handling equipment.


You will complete a multiple choice exam at the end of the course.

How Is The Course Delivered?

It is a one day course delivered in six hours.

Our Credentials

As an established manual handling training course and health and safety training provider, we are accredited with the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), City and Guilds and Qualsafe.

This course is delivered by our experienced trainers who have extensive Health and Safety experience across numerous sectors.

Manual Handling Training Course Certification

A certificate is issued by QualSafe denoting successful achievement of the course.


£115.00 per person.


TBA with the client.

We also offer train the trainer manual handling courses

For more information please contact our Health and Safety Training Manager