Manual HandlingOnline Training Course

This Manual Handling online training course raises awareness of the dangers associated with Manual Handling and the practical steps that can be taken to minimise and control the risks that Manual Handling presents. The course covers the main hazards, applicable legislation, risk assessment, risk reduction measures and key responsibilities of the individual.

Our Manual Handling training course includes access to the online training resources, Test and downloadable Certificate on successful completion of the course.

This online training course and test is fully approved by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) and the CPD Certification Service. This is your assurance of quality.

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  • 50 to 99 Users

    £7.50 + VAT per user

  • 100+ Users

    £6.50 + VAT per user

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Course content

Our online Manual Handling training course covers:

  • What manual handling is
  • Injuries associated with manual handling, including:
    • Upper limb disorders
    • Lower limb disorders
    • Back injuries
    • Hernias
  • Overview of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations
  • Avoiding or assessing manual handling activities, including the importance of the:
    • Task
    • Individual
    • Load
    • Environment
  • Reducing the risk of through good handling techniques, including:
    • Planning before handling
    • Performing a basic two-handed symmetrical lift
    • Performing a basic two-person symmetrical lift
    • Pushing and pulling

Assessment

Our Manual Handling online training course includes an end of course test. Please see the assessment section for more information.

End of course assessment

The end of course assessment demonstrates the student’s understanding of the information contained within the course. It must be passed to download the course certificate.

  • The assessment is taken online – the student does not need to attend an assessment centre
  • The assessment consists of multiple-choice questions
  • Students must achieve at least 70% in the assessment to pass it and download their course certificate
  • Students that do not pass the test can retake it at no extra cost (provided it is completed within 90 days from enrolment)

Save by purchasing for more than one user

This course can be purchased as a single course, or you can save money by purchasing it for more than one user (multiple courses must be purchased at the same time to receive the discount). Multi-course discounts are shown on this page.

Save by purchasing as part of a bundle offer

You can also save costs by purchasing this course as part of a bundle offer. The bundle is made up of several approved-courses, including this one. Current bundle offers are shown on this page.

Purchasing your course(s)

You can purchase your course(s) online using a debit/credit card. To purchase online, simply click on the purchase button on this page and select how many users you want the course for when prompted. To pay over the phone, please call 0333 733 1111 between 0900 and 1700 hours Monday to Friday. Please contact us at [email protected] if you would rather pay by BACS transfer.

Receiving login details

You will be sent an email (from [email protected]) that will contain instructions for accessing your dashboard and allocating your course(s) to students. Please check your SPAM / JUNK folder if you do not receive the email as it may get blocked by your firewall. If you have not received it within one hour and it is not in your SPAM / JUNK folder, you can email [email protected] for a copy to be sent to you.

Accessing the course

Your nominated Coordinator will be able to enrol students on their courses. They will receive an email containing the student’s login details. These will need to be forwarded on to the student for them to use.

The course materials will work on any internet enabled device running an up to date internet browser. Each student will have 90 days from the date of enrolment to log on and complete their course. The course does not need to be completed in one sitting.

Students can log out and return any time up until the course is completed or until the 90 day access expires.

Course certificate

Students can download the course certificate as soon as they pass the online test. A copy of the certificate will be emailed to the Coordinator.

Course expiry

Courses not allocated to students will expire after 12 months from purchase.
Courses allocated to students will expire on completion of the course or after 90 days from the original enrolment (whichever is sooner).

Upgrade Offers

Manual Handling Awareness Certificate

Students that complete this course are awarded a RoSPA approved and CPD certified Manual Handling Awareness Certificate, which may be downloaded immediately.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are committed to providing approved training courses in vital skills at an affordable price. The cost of our courses and bundle offers reflect that commitment.

It is not our place to tell you when you must retrain people. Employers must decide themselves on the basis of risk and guidance provided by the regulator. That said, because the cost of online training is so cost effective, most of our customers retrain their employees every year.

Awareness training, such as this course, helps to identify and reduce the main risks associated with manual handling. But it is likely that learners will require additional context-specific information, instruction, training or supervision given the unique nature of the organisation, their role within it, the tasks they perform and the environment in which they operate.

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