Manual Handling Level 2 Distance Online Training Course

Our Manual Handling training Level 2 Online Course is now online.  The principles and the course content are the same as the classroom learning but all available online to complete at your own pace.

Presently the risks arising from manual handling have been recognised by the Health and Safety Executive.  Overall it is evidenced in their regulations and advisory notices promoting good practice.  Moreover,  lifting awkward or tiring positions, keyboard work, or repetitive action
were estimated to be the main causes of work-related musculoskeletal disorders for poor manual handling.  Comparatively before the pandemic, based on 2009/10-2011/12 LFS data.  Additionally, poor manual handling caused 182,000 back injuries.

This qualification is designed for those who carry out manual handling at work. Additionally provides essential information about controls and hazards. Overall the course syllabus includes manual handling risk assessments, guidelines for lifting and carrying loads, and manual handling injuries.

Together once completed, the successful candidates will be awarded a national level 2 Manual Handling.  Including Principles and Practice qualifications, providing an ideal platform for higher-level training or career development.


Concurrently we cover these Manual Handling related subjects:

  • What is manual handling?
  • Manual handling injuries
  • Legislation
  • Avoiding manual handling
  • Accident reporting
  • Risk assessments
  • Risks associated with lifting and handling
  • Loads
  • Working environment
  • Other environmental factors
  • Individual capability
  • Good practice
  • Anatomy and physiology

The manual handling level 2 online qualification has 3 assigned guided learning hours (GLH) and 7 hours of total qualification time (TQT). GLH indicates the number of contact hours that the learner will have with the Trainer/Assessor.



To contact us or view our open courses click here for more information and dates  If you can’t see a suitable course at this time we can come to your workplace.  Particular areas include Walsall, Stafford, Stone, Stoke, Lichfield, Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, and surrounding areas.

Additionally, to discuss your requirements please call us on  01543 453338 or email us at

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Course Details

1 Day Course
Valid 3 Years
Ofqual Regulated

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Price: £110

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