Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling

Health and Safety Training

Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling

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.

Why is this training important?

This 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.

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

Target Audience

Who needs this qualification?

All employees who have to carry out any manual handling activities at work, including both industrial and office workers.

Learning Objectives / Course Outline

Learning outcomes

Identify and understand the risks associated with manual handling

Learn the value of risk assessment and how to apply it

Make recommendations to manage risks

Apply the principles of safer handling to a range of everyday manual handling tasks

Course Duration

Half day


Multiple choice examination


Successfully passing the exam will lead to the issue of a certificate.

Availability and Venues

Delivered at Client premises. Please contact us for details on training@magna-fhs.com

Course Fees

£75.00 plus VAT per person.

Discounts available for groups of 20 or more

Please email us on training@magna-fhs.com for more information

These courses are available in house, please get in touch for the next available dates.