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The aim of this course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to perform manual handling correctly and safely.

 Course learning outcomes:

On completion of this Manual Handling Training Course you will be able to:

  • List the duty of the employers and employees in relation to manual handling
  • Explain the purpose composition and characteristics of the main parts of the spinal column and explain their relevance to manual handling
  • Identify hazards associated with manual handling tasks
  • List the equipment available to avoid or reduce the risks associated with manual handling tasks
  • Explain the importance of good nutrition fitness to manual handling
  • Perform manual handing tasks in accordance with the principles of safe manual handling.

Course Content:

  • Legislation
  • Anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • Mechanical Equipment
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness & Flexibility
  • Principles of safe Manual Handling

Manual Handling Training Course Duration:

This manual handling course is delivered over 2-3 hours

Manual Handling Training Course Certification:

On successful completion of this Manual Handling Course learners will receive a Manual Handling certificate from Qualtec.

Manual Handling Training Course Location:

This manual handling course will be delivered online and will be followed up by an assessment of the practical manual handling skills over Zoom.