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Manual Handling Training Course

Manual Handling Training Online - RoSPA cert

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£25.00 +VAT per person

Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 30 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 90 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 2

Our Manual Handling Training Online is a course in understanding. The training will provide staff with instruction on the correct procedures for lifting, pulling, pushing. Once completed and passed the learner can print off their certificate immediately.

Each year around 33% of injuries that are reported to the HSE are related to Manual Handling. The incorrect lifting, pushing, pulling techniques can lead to the most serious injuries. It is now a legal responsibility that all staff reduce as far as possible the need to move loads without machinery, thus reducing the risks associated with manual handling. Additionally, good techniques will also reduce related risks.

  • Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
  • Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
  • Approved by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course duration: 90 minutes
  • Unlimited resits at no cost

Who is this Online Manual Handling Training for?

This course is for anyone who is undertaking a manual handling task in the workplace.

Manual Handling Training Certification

Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This training course and it's content has also been approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Manual Handling Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.

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Course Aim

The manual handling online training aims to help prevent the injuries that are caused in the workplace.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • What should be considered in a risk assessment for a workstation
  • What should be covered in a risk assessment
  • Who should carry out a risk assessment
  • The 5 step process of a risk assessment
  • What the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ mean
  • What must be recorded
  • what hazards may appear on a risk assessment for manual handling
  • What a MAC is and what it is used for
  • What factors can increase the level of risk
  • What the guidelines are for safe lifting
  • What lifting aids are and give examples

Training Course Content

This course is made up of the following modules:

  • An Introduction to Manual Handling

    This section covers an introduction to Manual Handling and work-related MSD statistics

  • Module 1 - Introduction to Manual Handling

    This section covers what manual handing is, factors that can increase the risk of injury, accident reporting, Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), the spine and what is it comprised of, muscles and injuries that can be caused by manual handling, regulations and moving and handling equipment.

  • Module 2 - – Risks and Hazards in Manual Handling

    This section covers assessing the workstation, workstation ergonomics, manual handling risk assessments, hazards and risks, the Manual Handling Assessment Chart (MAC), TILE, guidelines for safe lifting and lifting aids.


On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 30 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.

The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 30Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 90 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 2

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