QNUK Level 2 Award in Manual Handling Loads at Work (RQF) 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 day.


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

Qualification level: 02

Credit value: 01

Guided learning hours (GLH): 06

Total Qualification Time (TQT): 06


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


This is a qualification that indicates an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employers.


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
  • Be able to apply safer manual handling principles

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

  • Inhouse courses for up to 12 learners are held at your place of work or local training facility. Alternatively we provide this course regularly in our Southampton, London, Birmingham & Manchester Training Centres via our Open Courses. For more information on Open Courses please contact us.