Manual Handling Train The Trainer

This course will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to train others in the workplace on manual handling, and will enable the trainer to provide suitable and sufficient training that meets legislative requirements and current best practice.

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This course will enable each candidate to gain the necessary theoretical and practical skills associated with moving and handling of objects in order to become a competent manual handling awareness trainer within their relative workplace.


•Introduction to moving and handling
•Benefits of correct moving and handling
•What is training?
•Types of training
•Learning styles
•Qualities of a trainer
•Lesson planning (SMART targets)
•Legislation and regulations relating to moving and handling
•Anatomy and physiology of the spine
•Safe principles of moving and handling
•Posture and movement
•Risk assessment exercise
•Ergonomics of moving and handling
•Demonstration of correct moving and handling techniques
•Teaching presentations
•Practical / Written Examinations
•Assessment and Evaluation

Who Should Attend

Managers, supervisors, instructors and training officers, safety professionals, and those with responsibility for training others in manual handling techniques.