QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of
Manual Handling Loads at Work (RQF)

QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling Loads at Work (RQF)

Manual handling injuries remain one of the most common workplace injuries. Employers are responsible for ensuring that they reduce the risk of injury to their staff.


Training is a key part of that reduction. Our manual handling qualifications have been developed to meet the training requirements outlined in manual handling legislation.

Qualification Title:   QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling Loads at Work (RQF)

Qualification accreditation number: 603/0708/0

Qualification level 02

Credit value 01

Guided learning hours (GLH) 04

Total Qualification Time (TQT) 04



This qualification provides knowledge for those in the workplace, or those entering the workforce on the hazards and controls related to manual handling.


This qualification is for those at work that require an understanding of the hazards associated with manual handling and how these can best be avoided. The programme is typically delivered over a half-day and with no practical assessment provides just the knowledge element. This may be more suited to those with existing injuries or those that cannot undertake practical tasks.


The workbook will be completed independently by the learner at the end of the course. Learners may complete the workbook online or in hard copy. All assessment criteria in the qualification are covered; the workbook consists of short answer, multiple choice and matching questions. It should be completed by the learner and returned to the Assessor in line with agreed timescales.


  • Understand the reasons for safer 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

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England, United Kingdom

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