Manual Handling Courses (Moving of Objects)

£399 + VAT – Up to 12 Persons

Incorrectly lifting loads and equipment of any kind within the workplace can easily cause accidents and physical damage to people and to their surroundings. This situation can be avoided by the use of correct procedures, which is why it is very important to ensure employees receive appropriate training. It is a Health & Safety legislative requirement for businesses of all types. This is where Manual Handling Courses (Moving of Objects) can help as these courses teach the appropriate skills and knowledge to all participants.

Under the terms of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations, all employees must receive appropriate training and instruction in the safe ways of handling and moving objects. Any employees who are likely to be involved with lifting tasks must acquire knowledge of correct lifting procedures. The Regulations apply to almost all sectors of work from factories to care homes. Manual handling courses are vital to anyone who may be lifting in the workplace, as they will teach good practice which can prevent severe or permanent injury.

The Manual Handling Courses (Moving of Objects) are fully compliant with the latest Manual Handling Operations Regulations. Participation in the courses ensures that employees are totally aware of their responsibilities, and understand the methods that must be used for the safe handling and lifting of loads of any kind. These courses are relevant to the complete range of potential risks involved in lifting and handling items, which are encountered in all business sectors.

Who should attend these courses?

This course has been designed for anyone who handles equipment, products and objects within the workplace. Especially members of staff that work on-site, in yards, in offices and warehouses. Also ideal for anyone who is involved with manually lifting loads of any kind. It is required that the candidates should have the right level of physical and mental fitness as well as the learning ability to be able to complete this course to become qualified.

  • Suitable for individuals and groups
  • Involves 4 hours of tuition
  • Are taught by qualified instructors
  • The qualification is valid for 3 years
  • Courses can be taken on a day and time that is convenient to you

Duration of this course:

4 hours over half a day.

What you will learn:

  • All course objectives
  • The definition of manual handling
  • Employees duties and regulations
  • Injuries caused by manual handling
  • All helpful techniques for manual handling
  • Manual handling risk, hazards and control


Once the course is completed you will be awarded with a certificate that will be valid for 3 years.

Where does the training take place?

The training can be carried out in your work place. We do ask that the following is required:

A suitable sized room that is inside and has an electrical socket point. It must be big enough for both theory and practical training as participants will be asked to simulate incidents on the floor. The room will need to be at a suitable temperature and will not be interrupted throughout the day while the course is taking place. There must be access to a toilet with running water.

What we will provide:

  • The examiner/trainer
  • A projector, screen and all videos needed
  • A flip chart
  • The presentation
  • All training equipment and materials (including bandages and handouts)