Manual Handling Training

manual handling training course

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Why should I study manual handling?

Manual handling related injuries are amongst some of the most common ways in which people hurt themselves in the workplace. Therefore, its vital that everyone is made aware of these risks and how they can go about reducing them.

This Manual Handling Awareness course is designed to ensure staff are trained in safe manual handling practices. It follows the requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations (MHOR) to provide practical guidance on carrying out safe manual handling.

This manual handling training course covers the risks associated with manual handling, how to conduct a risk assessment and the controls that can be put in place to minimise the risk of injury. This online course uses interactive tasks, written guidance, case studies and tests to maximise learning.

To complete the course, it takes around 2 hours and you must pass the final multiple-choice test. After this you will have instant access to your certificate.

  • Instant access to your course upon purchase, no need to wait
  • Downloadable certificate immediately after successful completion
  • Take the tests as many times as you need to at no additional cost
  • Course designed and created by industry experts
  • A fast, effective, and efficient way to learn
  • Flexible learning – pause at any time

What's involved?

This introductory unit looks at what manual handling is, why manual handling is important, what legislation applies to manual handling and the duties of the employer and employees in regard to manual handling.
In this unit we look at musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), work related upper limb disorder (WRULDs), work related lower limb disorders (WRLLDs) and back injuries.
In this unit we look at the hierarchy of measures, what to consider when assessing manual handling, how LITE can be used to assess manual handling and methods of reducing the risks involved within the workplace.
In this unit we look at planning the task, lifting, lowering and carrying, team lifts, pushing and pulling techniques.
manual handling training course

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How does it work?

Instant access to your course

During the purchase process you will create your own account. Once you have bought your courses you will have instant access to their content from your unique user portal. You will also be sent a copy of the invoice via email for your records (this can also be found in your user portal).

How to complete your course

Each course is broken down into manageable units which contain videos, diagrams, written content, and a range of interactive activities such as quizzes to reinforce your learning.


Once you have completed all the content of a course, you will have the option to take the final test, which will check your knowledge from all the units. To complete the course, and gain your certificate, you must achieve at least 80% in the final multiple-choice quiz.

Getting your certificate

Once you have successfully completed your course and passed the final test you will have instant access to a downloadable PDF certificate. This will also be accessible from your user portal section any time you log in. Your certificate will have a unique ID which can be checked with us if needed.


How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes 2 hours to complete, and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can complete the course at your own pace. And don’t worry, you can pause and come back to where you left off whenever you like. This means you can fit the course around your other commitments easily.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. This certificate has a unique ID, so that it can be verified with us if needed.

How long does the certificate last?

We generally recommend taking each course at least once every 2 years. Although, some employers and industries may require you to complete training more frequently, as such please check with your employer if you are unsure.

What are the benefits of completing this course online?

Completing the course online allows you to study in your own time and at your own pace. You can complete the units at a time to suit you and revisit the content as much as you need. This will give you a more engaging learning experience and allow you to interact and learn the content easier.

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