Manual Handling Level 2

Our Level 2 Manual Handling course will equip your staff with the knowledge and skills to carry out lifting operations safely and in line with best practice.

Manual Handling is a 1-day course that can be certificated with a non-regulated MVA Training certificate or certificated with the Ofqual regulated FAA Level 2 Award in Manual Handling (RQF). Aimed at all staff in any workplace environment.

Moving, carrying and lifting operations are carried out in almost every workplace in one way or another.

Personal injuries resulting from incorrect manual handling in the workplace accounts for over one million working days lost per year, as well as the pain and suffering experienced by the casualties.

Our health and safety courses are Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved, so you can be certain that the quality of training and first aiders in your organisation are of the standard you need.

Manual Handling Training Courses in Norfolk and SuffolkBased in Norfolk our Level 2 Manual Handling Courses are available throughout the UK.

Our Health and Safety courses are taught by experienced professionals who have worked in, or are still involved in health and safety management, with first hand experience in risk assessing and policy writing.

 

Course Duration
1 Day

Re-Qualification Period
3 Yearly

OFQUAL Credit Value
1 Credit

About This Training Course

The identified aims of our Manual Handling course are:

To educate learners of the importance of manual handling safety and personal well-being.
To reduce the risk and frequency of injuries relating to manual handling accidents.
To promote best practice in lifting and handling operations.

The objectives of this course are:

To understand the reasons for safe manual handling.
To 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.
To be able to apply safe manual handling principles.

This course covers the following topics:

Understand the reasons for safe 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 safe manual handling principles

This course is normally delivered between the hours of 09:00 – 17:00.

There are two options for certification:
The learner can be certificated with a non-regulated MVA Training certificate OR
The learner can be certificated with the Ofqual regulated FAA Level 2 Award in Manual Handling (RQF)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

We provide a full range of HSE compliant Health & Safety courses including:

  • Health & Safety at Work Awareness
  • Health & Safety at Work
  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • Fire Safety
  • Manual Handling

As an organisation you can book us to come and visit you at your place of work where we will train up to 12 staff for a fixed fee. We can also arrange a suitable venue if required (fees may apply). If you would like to book this course, please contact 01508 218 017 
The level 1 qualification in health and safety is aimed and staff new to the workplace, or with minimal responsibility for health and safety. The course focuses on general employee’s responsibilities. The level 2 qualification is aimed at supervisors and managers with enhanced responsibilities to health and safety such Reps or those conducting Risk Assessments.
The level 1 qualification in Fire Safety is aimed and staff new to the workplace, or with minimal responsibility for fire safety. The course focuses on general employee’s responsibilities. The level 2 qualification is aimed at those who may have increased responsibility to fire safety such as Fire Wardens and Fire Marshalls.
OFQUAL is the government branch that monitors and regulates qualifications in the UK. This means the FAA qualifications you gain are recognised by OFQUAL and meet their very stringent standards. Basically, it means we provide courses of very a very high standard. FAA Ltd is our qualification awarding body.