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Manual Handling Train the Trainer

2 day CIEHF accredited course

Become a qualified manual handling instructor and train people to lift and move inanimate objects safely

From £429 plus VAT

“Tony is an exceptional trainer and was able to put us at ease straight away. The content was great and allows me to be able to deliver train the trainer courses well informed.

GC, Alesco Services Ltd

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Our outstanding Manual Handling Train the Trainer course:

  • Is ideal for any organisation wishing to deliver manual handling training within their organisation.
  • Is designed by experts to provide all the knowledge and skills you need to become a qualified manual handling instructor.
  • Includes a manual handling trainer’s customisable toolkit.

Location:  The choice is yours:

  • Virtual (Zoom, Teams or Skype)
  • At your place of work

Duration: Usually 2 days (depending on numbers and prior experience).

Accreditation: CIEHF

Certification: Worksafe UK

In House Course

For your organisation on a date for your choice.

At your place of work or virtual.

Open Course

Live, trainer-led open courses via Teams.

£429 plus VAT per seat.

“Excellent course – well balanced in content.”


“Very good, very useful. I am leaving happy to train others.”


“Very clear, efficient and brilliant demonstration. Meeting all objectives.”

JMS, London Borough of Waltham Forest

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Manual Handling Train the Trainer Overview

This is a highly interactive and information-packed Manual Handling Train the Trainer course designed to equip you with everything you need to be a manual handling instructor. On completion of our course you will:

  • Understand how to carry out an assessment of the risk before undertaking a manual handling task, therefore avoiding dangerous and costly mistakes.
  • Learn the correct techniques for lifting and moving and mechanical aids and strategies to use in order to reduce risk.
  • Be aware of the legal requirements placed on employers as laid out in the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and other legislation.
  • Learn how to use effective training techniques.
  • Practise your delivery of a Manual Handling course whilst being observed by your trainer.

When you have completed your training, your electronic Manual Handling Instructor Toolkit will be sent to you so you can start teaching without delay.

Course Aims

On successful completion of this course, you will:

  • Know the legal considerations of manual handling and the requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and associated guidance.
  • Understand the principles and practice of manual handling risk assessment in the workplace. Carry out a simple manual handling risk assessment.
  • Be able to instruct on how to carry out a manual handling risk assessment.
  • Know how to control risk by using safe systems of work such as team lifting, mechanical aids and pushing/pulling.
  • Understand basic human anatomy and its relationship to safe lifting techniques.
  • To be able to apply efficient movement principles and safe practice to the movement of loads.

Benefits To You

  • Deliver training yourself as often as it is needed therefore saving the cost of bringing in external trainers.
  • We provide you with a toolkit containing everything you need to deliver a CPD certified manual handling course.
  • Gain skills and confidence so you can deliver effective manual handling training at your place of work.
  • Learn the skills needed to carry out a manual handling risk assessment.
  • The knowledge you gain is important in raising awareness and reducing risk at work.
  • Investing in training is investing in staff welfare and this undeniably increases production.
  • Help comply with the legal requirements and therefore stay within legal guidelines.
  • Training takes place at your place of work and therefore it is easy for delegates to attend. Furthermore, the course can be suited to your organisation’s requirements.
  • Training up to 12 delegates at once gives great value for money.

Who Should Attend?

The Manual Handling Train the Trainer course is suitable for you if your job requires you to instruct others on the correct lifting and handling of loads. For instance Facilities Managers, Health and Safety personnel, Warehouse Managers and anyone else who is responsible for training staff the correct manual handling techniques.

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*Prices quoted exclude VAT.

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