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Manual Handling Online Training Course

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Course description

Manual Handling Online Training Course

This online course provides essential information about manual handling hazards, their prevention and control. It aims to help workers understand how to carry out manual handling tasks with the minimum risk of injury.

On completion of the course you should:

  • Have an understanding of the injuries that can arise from carrying out lifting and moving tasks incorrectly
  • know about the legal requirents relating to manual handling and the use of equipment and how they are applied to minimise the risk of injury
  • understand the mechanical forces affecting the body when lifting
  • know about good lifting and moving techniques
  • have an understanding of the approach to be taken when handling and moving people, including bariatrics
  • be aware of the benefits derived from good handling procedure, the use of appropriate equipment and efficient room layout by means of ergonomic design
  • know about sources of information and further advice.

This course is aligned to the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Moving and handling". This courses provides the knowledge component of the UK Core Skills Training Framework subject "Moving and handling".

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  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who can take the course?

Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements.

Outcome / Qualification etc.


  • Improve your career prospects.
  • Learn valuable knowledge, skills, advice and guidance to help you achieve success.
  • Study online from anywhere.
  • Study at your own pace.
  • Download and print your industry recognised certificate on successful completion.

Course delivery details

We estimate that the entire program is likely to take around 2-4 hours to work through initially, but you may want to allow more time to repeat some areas. You should allow an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.

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