Manual Handling Train the Trainers

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The Manual Handling Train the Trainers Course for inhouse trainers, who wish to deliver inhouse staff training on various manual handling techniques. This course will give inhouse trainers the skills, knowledge and confidence to teach and assess manual handling to their colleagues.

Who is the Course For?

Inhouse trainers


  • Manual handling legislation
  • What is manual handling
  • Hierarchy of control relating to manual handling
  • Common workplace injuries, relating to manual handling
  • Risk assessing manual handling tasks
    • Generic assessments
    • Dynamic assessments
  • Safe lifting
  • Unsafe lifting
  • Practical lifting exercises
  • RSI prevention exercises
  • Training techniques for manual handling
  • Micro teach sessions


  • Whilst there are no formal prerequisites for this course, it is recommended that attendees have some formal prior manual handling experience.
  • This course is a practical course on manual handling and learners must be able to physically demonstrate manual handling skills
  • It is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
  • Learners should be at least 18 years old in order to undertake the qualification.

Course Duration

12 contact hours.
Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over two days, 09:30 – 16:30

Awarding Body

There is no awarding body for this course, but it is certificated by Good Skills Training

Qualification Code


Delivery Type


Maximum Learners Per Tutor


Assessment Method

This course is assessed through practical assessment and multiple choice theory assessment


This course requires requalification every-3 years, via an Manual Handling course, or another Manual Handling Train the Trainer Course. Learners should also undertake regular CPD to ensure their knowledge is current and updated.

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