Level 2- Award In Principles & Practice Of Manual Handling


Learners must be 16+ and bring along valid ID (Passport, Driving license or ID card) and must bring 1 Passport size picture


  • Courses will be scheduled upon receiving the minimum10 learners per session and only 12 spaces available per course.
  • Courses take place every Saturday so book in advance to avoid any disappointment.
  • Courses will be delivered in house but can also be delivered on site.
  • Please contact us via email on info@tectraining.co.uk or 02074761111 for any specific requirements.

About Manual Handling

This qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to safely move objects in the workplace.

The course builds on the best practice guidance from the Health and Safety Executive and provides learners with the opportunity to practice safe moving principles.

The Health and Safety and Work Act 1974 and the Manual Handling Operation Regulations 1992 require each employer to provide adequate supervision and training and as well as undertake manual handling risk assessments. This qualification will support employers to demonstrate their commitment to the legal obligations.

The qualification is ideal for new starters, existing staff and for refresher training.


  • Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
  • Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
  • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
  • Be able to apply safe manual handling principles


  • The practical Learning Outcomes are assessed by observation.
  • Multi Choice Questions (MCQ) for theory and underpinning knowledge.
  • To Award this qualification the Learner must 100% pass of the assessments carried out by observation together with a percentage pass in the MCQ paper.


Learners who successfully complete this course will be awarded a LEVEL 2- AWARD IN PRINCIPLES & PRACTICE OF MANUAL HANDLING Certificate, ID card and a training manual.

There are no pre-requisites to enroll on this course however candidates must have the physical ability to carry out the procedures in this course.

Combine this course with a Fire Safety Course and Traffic Marshal course for discounted rates.