Manual Handling Training #1

Reduce Lost Time in the Workplace

Our Manual Handling course focuses on training individuals’ and teams in the proper techniques for safely moving and handling objects, this includes low risk roles like working in an office, to higher risk roles such as Construction, Engineering, & Logistics. Manual handling training doesn’t just point out the bad, it helps to rectify it by showing best practice. Employees will be taught the correct ways of doing things and how to be safe in the future within their work place. One of the biggest causes of Lost Time Incident frequency Rates in the workplace is caused by poor manual handling; this course will help to reduce the likelihood of poor posture, poor technique and poor planning.


This course is ideal for any person/s planning or conducting manual handling activities or of whom requires more information and competence.


By enrolling onto this Manual Handling course, you will learn:

  • Relevant regulations/legislation/guidance
  • Duties of employees and employers
  • Introduction to manual handling
  • Principles of good movement
  • Types and causes of injury caused by poor manual handling
  • Anatomy of the body, including upper and lower limbs and the spine
  • Identifying the Task, Individual, Load, Environment (T.I.L.E) as part of a suitable and sufficient Risk Assessment
  • Mechanical aids and their usage
  • Practical application of lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying a range of objects

All of our Manual Handling Courses can be tailored to fit your business and individual needs. Our training courses can be held at our training centre or at your premises.


DURATION: 1/2 day course.

DELIVERY METHOD: We offer multiple convenient learning options, including Open Courses in the Midlands and wider UK, On-Site training, and Online Remote Delivery.

ASSESSMENTS: Practical assessment, ensuring competency.

CERTIFICATION: Upon successful completion of the course you will gain a PGL Midlands certificate valid for 3 years.


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SHORT COURSE GRANT: This course is eligible for the following short course grant via CITB:-

  • Grant Rate & Tier: N/A | Grant Code: N/A

SKILLS & TRAINING FUND: Are you a CITB-Registered employer, up to date with your Levy return and employ between 1-250 direct staff or CIS (No PAYE). If you answered yes, this training MAY be offset with funding as part of an application for between £2,500 up to £25,000 for training your workforce. Click our link for more information and/or contact the PGL team for our dedicated application support service: Skills and Training fund – CITB


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Manual Handling Training
Price (GBP) £95.00 Excl. VAT
  • Course name
    Manual Handling
  • Info
    Our Manual Handling course teaches safe techniques for moving objects, from low-risk office settings to high-risk roles like Construction, Engineering, & Logistics. It corrects and demonstrates best practices, enhancing employee safety and reducing workplace incidents due to poor manual handling.

  • Contact
    Call us at 0121 240 0375

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