Level 2 in Manual Handling

Course title: Principles of Manual Handling

QCF Level: 2

Awarding body: CIEH

Who is this for?

All staff

Course description:

This qualification introduces candidates to the hazards and risks involved in manual handling and outlines what to expect from a manual handling assessment. It will enable employees to develop safer manual handling techniques in the workplace.

Subjects covered:   

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • The process of manual handling in the workplace
  • Manual handling injuries and the activities which cause them
  • Manual handling assessment and control options
  • Responsibilities imposed by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations

Assessment: Multiple choice test of 20 questions

Course duration: 3 hours total qualification time

Entry requirements: None

Candidates required to bring: Note paper and pencil

QCF Accredited: Yes

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