Manual Handling Level 2


There are no prerequisites for this qualification.
It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.
This qualification is approved for delivery to the age ranges Pre-16, 16-18 and 19+.


10 Guided learning hours (GLH)

Who is it for?

The Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is aimed at all employees. It is intended for learners already in workplaces and those who are preparing to start or return to work. It is also very useful for young persons to raise their ability to identify and understand hazards when preparing for work experience and into employment.
Persons gaining this qualification will know that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, its contractors, visitors and suppliers. Its subject areas are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to maintaining safe working procedures in the workplace.

Course content includes:

  • Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety
  • Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards
  • Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace

This qualification is assessed through a 30-question multiple-choice question examination. The duration of the examination is 1 hour.
Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 20 out of 30.


Progression and further learning routes include:
• Level 3/4 Occupational Health and Safety competency based qualifications (NVQs/Apprenticeships)
• Level 3 Award in Health and Safety


£300 for 1 - 8 persons
£350 for 9 - 15 persons
£400 for 16 - 20 persons

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