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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

Cost  :  £695.00 + vat         Location  :  Northampton

*Please note this is not a people moving and handling course – it is for inanimate objects only*


Our 2-day Manual Handling Train the Trainer course enables you and gives you the confidence to become an instructor delivering effective manual handling training to operatives. The training is suitable for any industry and covers the widest variety of situations.


This course has been developed by and is regularly reviewed by experts the field. This is NOT just a course on how to pick up a box, we guarantee you will learn so much more than you think and will really enjoy it too! We consistently receive positive feedback from our delegates that they have learnt so much more than they expected.


There are no prerequisites to attend this training. This course is suitable for beginners, up to experienced practitioners. We incorporate all levels of experience within the training inspiring you to focus on the importance of good manual handling within the workplace.

    Course Dates

    Course dates shown are subject to change, unless you have already booked.

    Face to face

    Held at our training centre in Northampton. To bring this training to your location, contact us

Course Aim:  

To enable the delegate to carry out their own courses to train operatives in safe manual handling, in compliance with the relevant regulations. (please note this course does not cover People Moving & Handling, it is for inanimate objects only).



The attendee will receive a City & Guilds Profile of Achievement Award & National Training Services Instructor Certification valid for 3 years. After which a 1 day Refresher Course  is recommended.



Our open courses are held at our training centre Unit 1, Adams House, Northampton Science Park, Kings Park Road, Moulton Park Industrial Estate, Northampton, NN3 6LG.

We can also bring our training to you for groups of 3 or more, Nationwide. Contact us for a free of charge quotation.


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 are 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.

Please also see our Frequently Asked Questions

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