Manual Handling

From operatives to supervisors, construction workers and teachers – this fun and dynamic course is the perfect choice for anyone who is looking to effectively assess, demonstrate or delegate manual handling tasks.




1/2 day


To gain ability, knowledge and confidence around manual handling and to understand legislative requirements.


Course duration ½ day

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for everyone in all industry sectors, at all levels including operatives, supervisors, managers, directors, office personnel, construction workers, maintenance staff, teachers and engineers.

Course Content:

This course incorporates, fun, dynamic and memorable training methods to optimise learner recall.  Delegates will be made aware of the enormous impact of manual handling injuries and emphasis will be placed on avoiding manual handling where possible.  Where manual handling has to be undertaken delegates will be trained to identify potentially hazardous operations reduce the risk of injury.

The HSE’s guidance will be explored to ensure that delegates have a working knowledge and understanding of the legislative requirements.
The course will prepare delegates to take on manual handling tasks and equip them to carry out an assessment of such tasks.

The session will end with a demonstration of kinetic manual handling techniques to ensure delegates are able to lift safely.


On completion the delegate will understand all aspects of manual handling.

Certificates of Attendance will be awarded.

Delegate Preparation:

There is no requirement for delegates to have any previous knowledge of manual handling, the course is suitable for beginners.


Hot and cold drinks available when delivered at a Sanctus Training venue.

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