Manual Handling - Train the Trainer

Avoid the strain; reducing musculoskeletal disorders through training good handling techniques

Who is it for?

Musculoskeletal problems are just one impact where the cost to business is staggering. This course is designed to develop trainers who will be responsible for training others in manual handling techniques, in a group or one-to-one situation, in best practice to reduce the potential for injury.

What will I learn?
  • The legal and health perspective of manual handling
  • How to design and deliver practical manual handling training
  • Assessing and promoting continual best practice

Course Details

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Member: £362
  • Non-Member: £426

All fees subject to VAT

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Course Overview
  • What constitutes manual handling
  • How the human body works in relation to manual handling
  • Types of injuries and accident rates
  • Assessing the situation
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Applying regulations and best practice
  • Manual handling risk assessment
  • Planning training delivery
  • Training aids, communication and questioning
  • Techniques to deliver confidently and with impact
  • Preparing to instruct
  • Evaluating and assessing
  • Micro training sessions


Delegates will deliver a micro training session as part of this course for peer review and feedback.

Course Dates
Course commences;

8 November 2017
13 February 2018
19 June 2018

Company Sponsored Option

This course is also available as a company sponsored option which is for your delegates only, this is a flexible solution and can be tailored to reflect your business needs, delivered on a date, time and place to suit you - please contact us.

Group Discounts

Take advantage of these discounts when booking this course;

5% off for 2-3 people
8% off for 4-5 people
12% off for 6 or more people

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