Award in Manual Handling Principles and Practice at SCQF Level 5

Award in Manual Handling Principles and Practice at SCQF Level 5

Incorrect lifting, handling, trips and slips are the most common causes of injury at work.  his qualification will satisfy employers that their employees are sufficiently informed and trained in accordance with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 2002 in correct techniques for lifting, handling and moving safely around the workplace.  Each workplace has its own unique risks and this qualification is suitable for all.


  • Topics include;
  • Roles & Responsibilities,
  • Hazards,
  • Risk Assessment,
  • Safe Movement,
  • Manual Handling,
  • Servicing.

This qualification is designed to provide essential handling skills. Typical delivery methods are practical and the course is assessed by observation of candidate performance and a brief multiple choice questionnaire.


Qualification training requires:

  • Minimum tutor contact time of 6 hours
  • Course must be completed within 3 weeks of starting
  • Successful completion will result in candidate gaining an ITC Award in Manual Handling Principles and Practice certificate


If you require any further information or would like to book a course please contact or telephone our office on 01429 874530

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