QNUK Level 2 Award in

Principles of Manual Handling Loads at Work

This half day theory qualification is specifically designed for those who carry out manual handling activities at work. It introduces students to the risk of manual handling and implementing measures to reduce the risk of injury. 

Course Syllabus


Unit 1 - Undertaking Manual Handling of Loads at Work 


- Understand the reasons for safe manual handling

- How manual handling risk assessment contributes to health and safety 

- Principles, types of equipment and testing requirements related to manual handling  

On-site Price


Price accommodates up to 12 learners and excludes VAT

E-Learning Price

Manual Handling

£20.00 per person (ex.vat)

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Assessment method


The assessment methods for this qualification are:-

Multiple-choice question paper


Each candidate is assessed by completing a multiple-choice question paper. Pass mark 70%

Example question

The manual handling risk filter is used to:

A. eliminate the need for manual handling

B. reduce the risks from manual handling 

C. identify tasks with a significant level of risk 

D. evaluate existing control measures

What's included?

- Expert instructions

- Comprehensive manual 

- Qualification fees 

- Necessary equipment 

- Three-year certification

- Reminder service

- Speedy response to your questions or queries


4 hours