Manual Handling Training

The Aim of the Manual Handling course is to:

Provide the candidate with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved with manual handling.

By the end of the course candidates will have an understanding of:

  • The Manual Handling Regulations and specifically including their personal responsibilities.
  • Causes and prevention of back pain and other musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Key principles of good body movement and manual handling techniques applicable to their workplace requirements.
  • Strategies to reduce the risk of manual handling injuries including the use of ergonomics.


NPORS Plastic identity card with photo, this card is issued by NPORS.
In house certificates, this is suitable proof of operator competence accepted for insurance and HSE compliance

Course Duration

All Operators: 1/2 Day Assessment only

More Information

For further details on the manual handling training and to book your place, please call 0800 689 1793

Manual Handling Training