Manual Handling Training Course

Manual handling

CIEH Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice

Course Overview

This qualification is aimed at those who carry out manual handling at work. It 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 CIEH 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 CIEH Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice.


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.

Entry Requirement

No previous health and safety knowledge is required.

Course Structure

• 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.


You will complete a multiple choice exam at the end of the course.

How Is The Course Delivered?

It is a one day course delivered in six hours.

Our Credentials

As an established course provider, we are accredited with the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), City and Guilds and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).

This course is delivered by our experienced trainers who have extensive Health and Safety experience across numerous sectors.


A certificate is issued by CIEH denoting successful achievement of the course.


£115.00 plus VAT per person


TBA with the client.

For more information please contact:
Darren Rodrigues
Health and Safety Training Manager