QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (QCF)

QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF)

Train with us on our Manual Handling courses
The risks of not doing manual handling correctly are too great...

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 RC

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Excellent training by a very competent trainer. We all enjoyed the course!


We run both public and in-house courses
This course is run in a fun and engaging, interactive and varied way.
Candidates have fun while learning, and leave the course with a full understanding of manual handling.
It is also a fully accredited, Ofqual regulated qualification!


Upcoming dates for this Principles of Manual Handling course at our venue:

Book now on our next fully accredited full day Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) course. At just £50 per person you can afford for someone not to get injured!

  • Tues 13 February 2018

Benefits of this half day Principles of Manual Handling course:

Every year, about half a million people suffer from musculoskeletal disorders due to work related activities. On average, each of those people had to take 16 days off work, with many never fully recovering from those injuries.

This course is there to help people avoid getting injured in the first place.

What is Manual Handling?

In this Principles of Manual Handling course we will cover:

• Common manual handling injuries
• Manual handling laws
• Responsibilities of employers and employees

• Manual handling risk assessments
• Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:
   - Musculoskeletal system
   - Centre of gravity
   - Lever system
• ​Manual handling equipment:
   - Types of manual handling aids and equipment
   - Maintenance and requirements for testing
•Theory of safe manual handling principles, including:
   - Preparing for a lift
   - Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
   - Team manual handling



Qualsafe Awards Centre 0904462

Qualsafe Awards Centre 0904462

Accredited, Ofqual regulated qualification

Our Principles of Manual Handling Course is a nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated qualification accredited by Qualsafe Awards.

This means that you can be rest assured that your Principles of Manual Handling Course fulfills the legal requirements and is a very good way to make sure you and your employees are trained in the principles of Manual Handling.