Level 2 Award in Manual Handling -
Principles - Half day
Level 2 Award in Manual handling (principals and practice)
This qualification, aimed at those who carry out manual handling
at work, provides essential information about manual handling hazards
and their control.
To give you maximum flexibility it can be delivered as a half-day
programme for learners who only wish to gain the Level 2 Award in
Principles of Manual Handling. Those who need to learn about practical
manual handling techniques should stay on for a further half-day
training session and assessment to gain the full Level 2 Award in
Manual Handling – Principles and Practice.
Who needs this qualification?
All employees who have to carry out any manual handling activities
at work, including both industrial and office workers.
Why is this training important?
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 CIEH 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.
- 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
Duration: Half-day programme (Principles)
One day Principals and Practice
Assessment: Multiple choice examination for Principles with additional
practical assessment for practice.