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What is involved in our Manual Handling Train the Trainer course?

17 September 2021

Manual handling is such an integral part of so many roles across a long list of industry sectors. No matter what your duties or responsibilities, up-to-date and competent manual handling training ensures both the employee and the employer are fully safeguarded.

According to the latest statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), handling, lifting or carrying is the second most common cause of non-fatal accidents amongst employees, with 19% of all injuries attributed to incorrect manual handling. Manual handling training is no doubt important in the prevention of fatal and non-fatal injuries, which makes our Manual Handling Train the Trainer course even more crucial for workplace safety.

Here we reveal more about the importance of Manual Handling Train the Trainer courses, and explore what’s involved for those enrolling on our syllabus.

 

What is a Manual Handling Train the Trainer course?

As the name of the course suggests, Manual Handling Train the Trainer ensures that your chosen trainer has the manual handling training needed to guarantee a high standard of safety amongst the wider workforce.

Our Manual Handling Train the Trainer course is delivered across a period of two days and is suitable for manual handling trainers serving all industry sectors.

 

What can I expect from the Manual Handling Train the Trainer course?

Our Manual Handling Train the Trainer course provides key knowledge across all manual handling subjects to not just establish an understanding but underpin any existing manual handling training.

This isn’t a course to learn how to pick up a box correctly, it’s a syllabus that provides practical guidance and theoretical knowledge on manual handling within the modern day workplace. Our Manual Handling Train the Trainer course is delivered in accordance to the latest and most relevant legislation to ensure safe and compliant manual handling.

Being a Train the Trainer course, it also provides essential information on how to deliver manual handling training effectively, including how to plan lessons, present to learners, and cater to different learning styles.

 

Is the Manual Handling Train the Trainer course suitable for beginners?

Yes, our Manual Handling Train the Trainer course is suitable for all practitioners, from beginners just starting out in the role to experienced manual handling trainers looking to bolster their knowledge.

You’ll be awarded a City & Guilds Profile of Achievement Award 3791 and an NTS Trainer's Certificate after completing the course, which is valid for three years.

To find out more about our Manual Handling Train the Trainer course, please click here or contact us direct.

 

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