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Level 2 Award in 
Manual Handling 

3 hour


3 year certificate

Up to 14 people


all inclusive

Course Factsheet

See all Manual Handling Courses

Who is it for?

Workplaces that wish to meet their training obligations for manual handling activity in the workplace. The qualification provides learners with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the principles of safer manual handling. This award also raises 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, parcel,  boxes and other objects.

Course Content

  • Legislation

  • Meaning of Manual Handling

  • Manual Handling Risk Assessing

  • Safe Moving Principles

  • Musculoskeletal System

  • The Spine

  • Object Moving and Handling

  • Equipment

  • Correct and Incorrect Techniques


  • Multiple choice theory test paper

  • Practical application of correct technique by the learner

Learning Options

The following learning options are available for this course:​

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