Manual Handling Course

Manual Handling Course

Onsite Course Enquiry

Manual Handling Course

The Manual Handling Course is a half day course designed for those looking to gain the knowledge and skills to carry out manual handling tasks. Moving and Handling is a key part of the day for many employees in the UK and along with other musculoskeletal disorders, equate for more than a third of work-related injuries.

Who is the Course For?

Anyone who carries out any manual handling tasks in their job

Anyone with an interest in manual handling

Syllabus

  • 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

Prerequisites

The course is designed specifically for over 16’s

This course is a practical course, learners must be able to demonstrate handling techniques

We will also require access to the equipment that your staff generally move and handle

Course Duration

3 guided learning hours

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over half a day, 09:00 – 12:15

Awarding Body

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

Qualification Code

N/A

Delivery Type

Face-to-Face

Maximum Learners Per Tutor

Manual Handling Course has a maximum learner to tutor ratio of 12:1

Assessment Method

The Manual Handling Course is Assessed through a practical demonstration

Re-Qualification

As with all health and safety related courses, it is recommended that staff undergo refresher training on a regular basis, this is normally every 3-years.

Booking an onsite course

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form by clicking here