Manual Handling Training Course

Manual handling is a physical activity that takes place in every workplace.

About the course

This half day Manual Handling Course is suited to all levels of employees who may undertake manual handling operations, including the transporting of a load of items by lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving by hand or by bodily force.

Under the Manual Handling Regulations, you are legally obliged to ensure all employees are trained and competent in manual handling.

Staff should avoid manual handling and, if they are unable you must take steps to reduce the risk of injury.


Half Day


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On-site at your place of work or business. An alternative venue can be arranged in agreement with Learn How Training.

Instruction Method

Theory, Practical work & DVD plus continuous  assessment throughout the Community Cardiac First Responder (CFR) course.


Learners will be awarded a Learn How Training Manual Handling certificate of attendance Valid for 3 years.

Course Materials

Learners will be provided with course notes.

Learner Requirements

Please ensure to wear comfortable clothing and footwear. You will be performing lifting and moving tasks.

Reasonable Accommodation

Should you experience difficulty with any aspect of your Manual Handling Training Course please speak with your instructor. They here to help.

You will be required to adequately demonstrate a defined set of practical skills in order to be awarded your Learn How Training Manual Handling Certificate.

Instructor Quality and Training

The standard of training is kept consistently high for course participants.
Your instructor is monitored through a Recognised Institute (RI) to maintain a consistently high standard.

Learners who successfully complete this course participants will be able to:


Be aware of the legal requirements and general legislation


Understand the 8 principles of Manual Handling


Lift and handle loads safely


Assess a task for risk and hazards before Manual Handling


Recognise a load which is too heavy or awkward (TILE)


Learn the correct lifting and Manual Handling technique