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Health and safety training including construction, fire safety and environmental courses. Fully accredited by NEBOSH, IOSH, City and Guilds and ConstructionSkills

Manual Handling Instructor

The Manual Handling Instructor course is intended for those new to training manual handling, or those wishing to update their skills. The course will provide a broad and comprehensive overview of best practice in manual handling training techniques. It is recommended that delegates have a fundamental knowledge of manual handling techniques.

The course is aimed at employees within an organisation who have been tasked with training other colleagues in safe manual handling principles and covers safe manual handling techniques, manual handling risk assessment and training techniques.

The Manual Handling Instructor course covers the latest key issues and priorities in manual handling including. The course syllabus is comprised of:

Part 1 - Manual Handling

  • Impacting Health and Safety Legislation
  • Manual Handling Injuries
  • Assessing Manual Handling Risks
  • Principles of Manual Handling Techniques

  • Part 2 - Instructional Techniques

  • The Learning Process
  • Why and How People Learn
  • Planning and Preparing to Instruct
  • Delivering Effective Instruction
  • Practical Presentations

  • Delegates will be guided through the Health and Safety Executive's guidance on manual handling as contained in L23 - Guidance on the Manual Handling Operations Regulations.

    Course Material

    Each delegate on the Manual Handling Instructor course will be issued with a workbook to assist them both during and after the course. This workbook will contain information, technical knowledge, graphics and forms to assist manual handling trainers. In addition, each delegate will be presented with a trainer's pack containing a PowerPoint presentation and training material (activities, exercises etc.) for use in their own training sessions.

    Course Tutor

    Our health and safety consultants are qualified and experienced professionals with an appropriate background in this topic. All consultants are experienced in delivering engaging health and safety training, and hold professional membership of the chartered Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

    Course Duration

    The Manual Handling Instructor course is delivered over two days.


    At the conclusion of day two, delegates will be required to design and deliver a micro training session on safe manual handling. This will enable them to practice their new skills and knowledge with expert feedback from our trainer before returning to the workplace.

    Delegates will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion of the course.

    Scheduled Courses

    Unfortunately this course is not currently scheduled. If you have a need for this course, please call us on 0115 984 9940 or contact us online as we may be able to schedule one for you, or run it in-house.

    In-house and Bespoke Courses

    This course is primarily delivered in-house at your premises. The course content can be tailored to your specific requirements, taking into account the specific dangers and working practices of your particular company and industry. It can also be combined with one or more other courses to create a truly bespoke training programme for your employees.

    For more information please call 0115 984 9940 to discuss the options available to you, or send us an online contact form with a description of your training requirements.

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