Manual Handling in the Workplace Course

Manual Handling In The Workplace Course


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Manual Handling in the Workplace Course

The Manual Handling in the Workplace Course provides the necessary information and training for individuals and organisations to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling and how to implement appropriate control measures.

Under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations, 1992 employers are required to ensure that all employees are trained and competent in manual handling.  Manual handling accidents account for more than a third of all accidents reported each year.

This course can also be used as a valuable part of a school, or other educational program.

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The Manual Handling in the Workplace Course Duration

The estimated duration of the Manual Handling in the Workplace Course is 2 hours. Candidates may log in and out of the system and therefore do not need to complete the course in a single sitting. Learner course progress is automatically saved, so that they may return to the course whenever they wish and as a result course completion is entirely in the hands of the learner.


The Course Access Period

Learners receive 90 days of access to the Manual Handling in the Workplace Course materials from the date of registration, therefore the course can be completed straightaway or at one’s leisure.  Learners receive individual login details and can access the course using any device, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  This provides learners with the flexibility to train on the go, whenever and wherever they wish and as a result provides a more economical training option for businesses small and large.

Candidates who are registered by their manager using the GROUP option will receive 90 days of course access from the date an account is assigned to them, therefore allowing businesses to purchase multiple user accounts, safe in the knowledge that they will not expire until they are assigned to learners.

Course access ceases immediately following a successful final exam submission, thereafter course materials can not be viewed.


Who Requires The Manual Handling in the Workplace Course

This online Manual Handling in the Workplace Course benefits individuals and companies in the following ways:

  • Increases awareness of manual handling issues.
  • Reduces the number of accidents that occur due to poor manual handling practices.
  • Provides a simple, flexible and interactive training experience for employees.
  • Provides standardised training for all staff.

The Manual Handling in the Workplace Course Content

The Manual Handling in the Workplace Course consists of 3 core units, concluded by a final exam:


Each unit consists of topics and interim quizzes which must be completed before progress.  At each stage, learners must click a ‘MARK COMPLETE’ button to progress. This serves as a means by which course progress can be tracked and is particularly useful in situations where learners are enrolled by a manager.

The use of clearly defined Units and Topics provides candidates with a structured framework which allows them to set achievement targets as they progress through the course.  Each section of the course is marked with a green check following completion, which allows learners to leave and then easily recommence training.


The Manual Handling in the Workplace Course Aims

At the end of the Manual Handling in the Workplace Course, learners will be able to:

  • Define manual handling.
  • State relevant legislation.
  • Describe the basic anatomy of the spine.
  • Apply the principles of safe lifting when completing the practical examination.

Achievement of these course aims will provide learners and their employers with a degree of confidence that safety levels in the particular work environment have been enhanced.  Additionally, the receipt of an approved certificate will serve as a recognition of learner achievement and also provide proof if necessary of regulatory compliance.


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Click the BUY NOW button at the bottom of this page or the ADD TO CART button above to begin. We accept Individual or Multiple user registrations.  Furthermore, managers can purchase as an individual and then convert to a group at a later stage.

We offer multiple learner enrolment discounts, which are applied straightaway to your purchase.

For details on multiple learner course purchases click here



You may begin the Manual Handling in the Workplace Course straightaway.  You will receive 90 days of access to the course materials after payment.  You will be logged into your course straightaway and login details will also be sent instantly to your email address.

Course access is available 24/7 and 365 days a year.  Support services are available via telephone and email, and indeed you may contact us by email 24 hours a day.  The system will automatically save your course progress, allowing you to leave and return to the course whenever you wish.

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The online final exam consists of 20 multiple choice questions and has a pass mark of 80%.   The final exam can be accessed straightaway after all of the course units have been completed. It does not have a time limit. During the final exam, course units cannot be accessed and therefore the exam integrity is maintained.

Free resits are available if you make an unsuccessful exam submission.  Candidates may return to the course and review the content before resitting the exam.  Learners may resit the final exam on as many occasions as necessary to pass, as long as resits are made within the 90-day course access period.  There is no additional charge for resits and therefore only a single payment is required to complete this course.

successful completion of the Manual Handling in the Workplace Course


The final certificate is instantly sent to your email address in PDF format, following a successful exam submission. Thereupon your Manual Handling in the Workplace Course access will cease immediately.  You will receive an on-screen message confirming your result.

In the case of multiple learner enrolments, Group Leaders will instantly receive a copy of their learner’s certificate. Therefore providing an instant record of learner achievement.


CPD UK Member Organisation

Following successful completion of the Manual Handling in the Workplace Course, a high-quality CPD Certified certificate will be sent to your email address.  The CPD Certification Service is a recognised auditor of compliance courses and therefore CPD Approval can be used to provide evidence of your achievement, for compliance and audit.

Additionally, the certificate confirms that the course is recognised by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Our certificates have unique certificate numbers which can be verified.

Manual Handling in the Workplace Course certificate


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