City & Guilds Accredited Manual Handling Train the Trainer

Cost: £695+Vat (Inclusive of City & Guilds Registration, Certification and Training Materials)

Our 2 days Manual Handling Train the Trainer course enables you to become an instructor delivering effective manual handling training to operatives in any industry for the widest variety of objects. This is NOT just a course on how to pick up a box!

This Manual Handling  Trainer course is suitable for training employees in industries such as:

•    Construction
•    Logistics or warehouse
•    Engineering
•    Waste or refuse collection
•    Military
•    Office workers
•    Education and training
•    Heavy Industries
•    Local government

The skills on this course have been developed with the latest research from neuro-physios and pilates instructors in postural training for a neutral spine that can be applied to nearly any situation where an object has to be moved by a person.

If you are looking for Moving and Handling of People (people manual handling), please look at our page Moving and Handling of People Train the Trainer – Rehabilitation Approach.

City & Guilds Accredited Manual Handling Train the Trainer

Course Aim:  

To enable the candidate to carry out their own courses to train operatives in safe material handling in compliance with the relevant regulations.

Certification Levels:  

Profile of Achievement


Lakeside House, The Lakes, Bedford Road, Northampton, NN4 7HD (In-house training carried out *)

Contact Person:  

Contact Information:
Phone: 01604 472277

Course Material:  

All handouts with underpinning knowledge, PowerPoint Presentation, Lesson Plan, Step-by-Step Guide, Trainer’s manual, Practical and Theory Assessment guidance, Key faults found in learners, Post Course Telephone help-line, City & Guilds Certification and Registration.

Suitable For:  

(Check Trainers Pack option for detailed description).

Length Of Course:  

2 Days

Learning Outcome:  

By the end of the course the participant will be able to display an understanding of:

• Regulations: What is required
• Manual handling activities

Defining basic physical actions in manual handling

• Factors that cause the problem

Identifying factors that create the problems in manual handling

• The outcome of poor manual handling

Acute and Chronic injuries and health problems

• Task analysis for the operative

1. Task
2. Individual
3. Load
4. Environment

• Kinetic handling techniques practical including:
Lifting, Lowering, Pushing, Pulling and Carrying

• Team Lifting

• Looking after your back

• Structuring and delivering the training including dealing with varying learning styles

• Assessing your trainees.
• practical and knowledge


£695 + VAT per person inclusive of:

• Registration and certification
• All course materials
• Assessment

Is This Course Approved By City And Guilds?  


Assessment Criteria:  

There is no written test but the trainees will be assessed on the practical element.

The training involves candidate participation with the emphasis on the practical element of the training. On day two the candidate will carry out a practical training session on which they will be assessed.

City And Guilds Profile Of Achievement:  

The candidate will complete a pre-course questionnaire, a mid course interview and a post-course professional discussion to fulfil the requirements of the City and Guilds Profile of Achievement criteria.

National Training Services operates an equal opportunities policy.

Should you wish to discuss any related matter, please contact National Training Services by email or telephone.

City & Guilds Accredited Manual Handling Train the Trainer

Course dates below are for our Northampton Training Centre:

13th & 14th March 2018

8th & 9th May 2018

24th & 25th July 2018

18th & 19th September 2018



In-House courses can be arranged at your convenience at your premises. These are ideal and have greater cost effectiveness where you have four or more candidates to train in any of our courses.