Manual Handling

All of our Manual Handling qualifications are based on National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to the manual handling of objects and recommended good practice by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), and are regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in England and Wales and certificated for 3 years via our Awarding Organisation, Qualsafe Awards.


Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF)

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification is designed to cover the basic principles of manual handling and is suitable for all employees to raise their awareness of the risks of unsafe manual handling practices


With subjects covered in just a few hours, this course is an ideal way to reduce the risk of workplace manual handling injuries, whilst minimising disruption to your organisation’s day to day activities!

Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF)

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification is ideal for those working in a variety of environments including warehouses and shops, designed to cover the basic principles of manual handling. 


Employees will learn the key principles of manual handling and how to apply to their workplace to ensure that they leave the course confident and proficient in moving and handling.​

People Moving & Handling

If you require manual handling training involving moving people please visit our People Moving & Handling page HERE for further information.

If you are interested in booking any of the above manual handling courses for your group please complete our contact form HERE detailing as much as you can about your requirements and we will be in touch.

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