Manual Handling Training

4.9( 32 REVIEWS )


This Manual Handling Training Course trains you how to work in compliance with UK health and safety legislation; from ensuring correct control measures in place to handling techniques and how to undergo a risk assessment. This Manual Handling Course particularly appropriate for warehouse and factory staff, manual labourers, delivery drivers, construction workers and farmhands.

Manual handling is said to be the main cause of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace, accounting for over a third of workplace accidents. The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended in 2002) requires that all employers train their staff on how to handle manuals correctly and safely, to prevent any risks of injury.

Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and regulations 10 and 13 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require managers and supervisors to provide their employees with health and safety training. This Manual Handling Online Course will give you the fundamental knowledge you need to look after your staff and help maintain an injury-free workplace. Enrol today and get instant results.

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Who Should Take The Manual Handling Training Course

This informative Manual Handling Training Course is perfect for anyone who works in an environment where manual work is common, such as:  

  • Warehouse workers
  • Factory workers
  • Office workers
  • Shop assistants 
  • Employers of any sized workforce 


Once you’ve successfully completed your Manual Handling Course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the Manual Handling Training Course learners will be able to demonstrate that they can:


At the end of the Manual Handling Online Course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

Course Contents

In module one, we get the ball rolling by defining what we mean by manual handling. We discuss different ways that we may handle items manually in the workplace and what tasks fall into the umbrella of ‘manual handling’. We also take a look at what risks are associated with manual handling. Along with why there’s such a ‘fuss’ about this issue. Finally, we take a look at the surprisingly easy to understand legislation surrounding manual handling and what authorities are in place to help you stay safe in your workplace.

Module two starts to become more specific, and in this module, the focus of our attention is what types of injuries we might experience as a result of manual handling. We also look at why it’s so important to be able to notice these injuries in yourself or others.

In this module, which is another focused module, we take a look at risk assessments in depth. The learner will discover the critical role that risk assessments play not just in managing health and safety risks but in managing all risks.

A big part of risk management is to control and reduce the risks involved, and this is the focus of this module. We learn systems for reducing and controlling risk. What to do in some everyday situations and ways that we may manage the risk such as using Personal Protective Equipment, and practising safe manual handling protocols.

In the final module, we take a more in-depth look into many of the techniques used to help the learner to practice manual handling safely. We will focus on each different type of lift you may need to do in the workplace and give you a step by step guide on how to handle that load safely.

Course Curriculum

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Course Ratings


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  1. 5

    Great to learn all of the amazing handling techniques. The descriptions and images made it easy for me to know how the techniques work. Thanks

  2. 5

    I got more than what I was looking for! The easy to follow and descriptive modules on risk assessments and control gave me a complete view on hazards evaluation. Thanks for the simple and sufficient presentations that made me feel ease throughout the course.

  3. 5

    Great course that will be of significant interest if you currently work in the field or have ambitions to do so.
    Questions in the final exam are very helpful or informative. Overall it’s very practical course.

  4. 5

    A skilful course for me. Upgraded my resume value. Grateful!

  5. 5

    This course is a motivator. I considered myself as a lower-skilled person. But, this one helped me to earn a productive endowment to get a job.

  6. 5

    Highly recommended to all d employees & employers wo deal with manual handling!

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  8. 4

    “Training Express always provides the best service. I m loving it!

  9. 5

    quality course with top-notch customer support. Highly recommended

  10. 5

    This is one essential course for you, I ma satisfied, will surely visit training express for more courses and certificate. Highly recommended from me xoxo

  11. 5

    Amazing..isn’t it!! Good job training express, thanks a millon (y)

  12. 5

    Very effective manual handling training course……learned a lot, looking forward to implying them on my new workplace soon. All the best, and, thanx a lottt!

  13. 5

    Thnkas training express. it was an excellent experience.

  14. 5


  15. 5

    umm pretty informative and helpful, i like it

  16. 5

    Nice, I like the dedication and effort you put on the course, the service was quick and professional. Highly recommended.

  17. 5

    Manual handling made easy, thanks for showing all the drills…. take love 🙂

  18. 5

    I find it very interesting and educative, I bet so many people like me working outside without knowing the importance of manual handling training. I would very strongly recommend it!

  19. 5

    It is a complete guide to safe lifting and handling to avoid injuries at work… I thoroughly enjoyed it 🙂

  20. 5

    I injured my back and shoulder at work due to improper postural lifting 🙁 thanks to my friend who suggested this course, after taking lessons now I can apply proper lifting techniques. Thanks

  21. 5

    Excellent course. I enjoyed every bit of it. To avoid work related injuries this course is a must!!

  22. 5

    It explains all the manual handling concepts very well, especially safe lifting techniques about which most workers are unaware of! Besides it is well paced, structured and informative. I would advise others to take the course.

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    lot of important information learned

  24. 5

    I really enjoyed the course. Lots of information from the beginning till the last module. I wanna recommend this course highly to all those who deal with manual handling at work or home.

  25. 5

    This is a CPD and ROSPA accredited course. So, you can take it without any hesitation. I am recommending personally.

  26. 5

    Great course!!! Recommended!

  27. 5

    Manual handling may become hazardous, so I completed this course before joining my job. Good course.

  28. 5

    I chose this course based on my friend’s recommendation. I am completely satisfied. Good job guys, appreciating your effort.

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