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Manual Handling Training Course


Course Aims

The aim of the Manual Handling Training Course is to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and attitude to enable them to lift and move loads in accordance with good manual handling techniques.

Course Content

Upon completion of this course, you should have knowledge of:

  • Introduction to the manual handling training course
  • Legislation pertaining to Manual Handling
  • Physiology and Anatomy
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessments
  • Proper lifting techniques- demonstration and practical

Course Certification

All participants will receive a full Manual Handling Certificate from First Aid Direct after successful completion of the course. This course is valid for three years from date of assessment.

Course Duration and Delivery

This course can be completed in a little time as 40min on our online platform. You can complete at anytime that suit you so you can go in and out of the course as much as you like.

The course is delivered through a combination of online training tutorials an onsite practical assessment. 

Step 1:

Complete Course Booking requirements from this website. Our staff will forward you a unique login and password where you complete 90% of the necessary course requirements online on any web enabled PC, Smartphone in your own time.

Step 2:

On completion of Step 1 above you can (by appointment) attend the final session and complete your assessment to receive your full Manual Handling Certificate which is valid for 3 years. Assessments are held daily in our training centre.

The final assessment (approx 10/15 min) is by way of completing some basic lifts which will have been adequately demonstrated on the online section of the course.



Course Certification

Participants will be issued with Full Certification from First Aid Direct and is valid for 2 years.

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