Manual Handling
Train the Trainer

This comprehensive programme is designed for trainers seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in manual handling. It goes beyond the basics, delving into effective strategies for educating others about this critical topic. Recognising the increasing demand for competent manual handling, our course equips trainers with essential tools, techniques, and resources to deliver impactful manual handling training sessions.
  • Valid For: 2 Years
  • Delivery Method: Online (Self-paced)
  • Cost: £450 (inc. VAT)
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • CPD Hours: 6

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What's included in this course?

Course Overview
Train the Trainer Certification
Manual Handling Train the Trainer
SafetyTrainer™ Resource Pack
The Manual Handling Train the Trainer Certification will give you an  understanding of delivering and assessing training in the workplace. It covers:
  • a definition of the term ‘Manual Handling’
  • how a Risk Assessment reduces the risk injury during manual handling tasks
  • the types of equipment, and testing requirements for lifting equipment
  • the ergonomics of safer moving and handling
  • how to demonstrate safe moving and handling of a load

6 hours 

This course will be assessed through online multiple choice questions. 


On completing this course you will receive an accredited Manual Handling Train the Trainer Certification, valid for 2 years.

This course is accredited by CPD At Work. On completing it you will achieve 6 hours recognised CPD.
The Manual Handling Awareness Train the Trainer course includes:

  • Train the Trainer Certification (If you already have this with us you won't need to do it again until it expires)
  • Manual Handling Train the Trainer Certification
  • SafetyTrainer™ Resource Pack

The Train the Trainer Certification will give you a foundational understanding of delivering and assessing training in the workplace. This course only has to be completed once every 2 years.
You will learn how to:
  • Understand the importance of identifying learning needs
  • Plan for a training session effectively
  • Deliver teaching and learning effectively. 
  • Understand the role of assessment and how to carry out assessment 
  • Be aware of common ‘Do’s and don’ts’ when delivering training


4 hours


This course is assessed online through multiple choice questions


On completing this course you will receive an accredited Train the Trainer Certification, valid for 2 years.

This course is accredited by CPD At Work. On completing it you will achieve 4 hours recognised CPD.
On completion of your course you'll be able to access your SafetyTrainer™ Resource Pack directly from your learning portal.

This includes:

  • Manual Handling Awareness PowerPoint Presentation
  • Manual Handling Awareness Session Plan
  • Course Assessment

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Frequently asked questions

Who is this course intended for?

This course is designed for professionals who wish to provide manual handling training in the workplace.

Do I need prior experience in manual handling to enrol?

While prior experience can be beneficial, it's not mandatory. The course will provide comprehensive insights into manual handling, preparing you for delivering training in this subject.

How is the course delivered?

The course is delivered online, offering a mix of multimedia presentations, interactive sessions, and downloadable resources to enrich your learning experience.

Is the content compliant with UK regulations and standards?

The course content has been developed in accordance with manual handling legislation in the UK. This includes guidelines and standards set by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to ensure safe and proper manual handling practices. The course is aligned with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, which provide a framework for employers to assess and minimise the risks associated with manual handling tasks.

Are there assessments or exams?

The course includes online, automarked assessments to test your knowledge and ensure you fully understand the content.

Will I receive a certificate upon completing the course?

Yes, after successfully completing the course, each participant will be awarded an accredited certificate in Manual Handling Train the Trainer valid for 2 years. This certification not only serves as a testament to your expanded skills and knowledge in manual handling training but also enhances your credibility as a trainer in this specialised area.

Are there any resources or support materials provided after the course?

Absolutely! On completing the course, participants will receive a comprehensive training pack. This includes PowerPoint presentations, handouts, case studies, activity sheets, and a guide to best practices. These resources are designed to assist trainers in conducting their own effective and engaging manual handling training sessions. Furthermore, our support doesn't end once the course does; trainers can reach out for additional guidance or clarifications as they begin their training journey.

What will I be able to do after completing the course?

Upon completion, you'll be equipped to deliver effective manual handling training sessions. You'll have in-depth knowledge about manual handling, effective training methodologies, and resources to support your sessions.

Can I get support during the course?

Yes, our team is available to assist you with any queries or challenges you may face during the course.

How do I stay updated after completing the course?

The course emphasises the importance of Continual Professional Development (CPD). You'll be guided on how to access further resources and stay updated with the latest in manual handling and training methodologies.

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