Help ensure employees are safe in roles that involve any type of lifting

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This manual handling course provides students with the training and information in relation to Manual Handling as well as providing guidance on the practical considerations and techniques in the interests of Health and Safety.

We recommend manual handling training courses for carers, whom often face a range of lifting requirements in their roles. A manual handling awareness course can keep your employees safe and reduce staff sickness.

Who Should Attend?

This manual handling training course is suitable for people who want to know essential information about manual handling. It is advised that manual handling courses for carers are provided as mandatory.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the manual handling course, students will:

  • Understand the legal responsibilities with regard to manual handling
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic anatomy of the spine and state the risks due to incorrect manual handling operations
  • Identify correct and incorrect manual handling techniques within the work environment
  • Recognise their limitations in relation to manual handling

Assessment and Certification

Candidates of our manual handling training courses will receive an approved certificate on completion of summative continuous assessment by the trainer.


3 hours


£50 (exc VAT) per person for scheduled courses, please enquire about site specific courses



0191 375 5690



Vital Fire Solutions Ltd
Belmont Business Park, Durham, DH1 1TW