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Manual Handling Train the Trainer

£695.00 +VAT

Inclusive of City & Guilds Registration, Certification and Training Materials

Manual Handling Train the Trainer

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, but not limited to:

•    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.



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.



City & Guilds Profile of Achievement Award 3791 and an NTS Trainer's certificate.



Lakeside House, The Lakes, Bedford Road, Northampton, NN4 7HD - we can also bring this training to you. Contact us for more information.


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:  

Trainers or individuals who have the responsibility for delivering manual handling training. There is no prior learning requirements for this course.


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 a short written test and 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. If you have any concerns about the assessment criteria or process, please contact us to discuss. 


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 fulfill the requirements of the City and Guilds Profile of Achievement criteria.

National Training Services operates an equal opportunities policy.


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