FAA Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice (Level 2 RQF/Level 5 SCQF)

The risks arising from manual handling have been recognised by the Health and Safety Executive as evidenced in their regulations and advisory notices promoting good practice.

The qualification is designed for those who carry out manual handling at work and provides essential information about controls and hazards. Employers are required to take appropriate steps, including training, to reduce the risk of injury to employees who carry out any manual handling activities at work.

Detailed information can be found in the Qualification Specification including the qualification structure and codes, entry requirements, qualification delivery, certification and requalification, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria and assessment information.