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A Practical Approach to Manual Handling Training


Prepare to deliver and assess the practical elements of the CIEH Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice. Learn how to teach safe practical training techniques to your candidates, while refreshing your knowledge of manual handling principles.

At this one-day workshop you will go through the qualification step-by-step. Identify and correct candidates’ unsafe techniques, and implement manual handling practical assessments.

Aims and outcomes

  • Learn practical techniques for correctly handling, lifting, pushing and pulling
  • Understand the latest developments and principles of manual handling
  • Identify and correct poor manual handling practices with safe interventions
  • Help candidates in contributing to the development of safer manual handling practices at work
  • Learn about manual handling injuries and the need for safe handling practices
  • Obtain knowledge required to undertake the practical assessment for this qualification