Manual Handling Instructor


The course will provide a broad and comprehensive overview of best practice in manual handling training techniques.

It covers the latest key issues and priorities in manual handling, and 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.

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Who Should Attend?

The Manual Handling Instructor course is intended for those new to training manual handling, or those wishing to update their skills.

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.

Course Content

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 trainers are qualified and experienced health and safety professionals with an appropriate background in this topic and in delivering engaging health and safety training.

All consultants 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.

In-House 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.

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Scheduled Courses

There are no hidden extras to pay on top of our health and safety training course prices, unlike other providers who charge extra for things like study books and exam fees. Our Manual Handling Instructor open courses have the following included in the course cost:

Course Materials
and Certificates
Buffet Lunch
and Refreshments
Free All-Day
Car Parking

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5 Wheatcroft Business Park
Landmere Lane
NG12 4DG


Price: £199.00 + vat
Online Booking Price: £179.10 + vat

Book and pay online for a 10% immediate payment discount (£19.90) off the usual price of £199.00 + vat per person. All online payments are securely encrypted and processed through PayPal™ meaning we never see your card details. You do not need a PayPal account to make payment by card.

Course Date Availability Booking Information
5th April 2018 Yes Click here for details
27th September 2018 Yes Click here for details