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Manual Handling Training
for anyone who moves heavy loads, or people, as part of their role.

​Basic Manual Handling Certificate​​​​​​​​​​

Manual Handling injuries account to 36% of all reported workplace accidents. This very popular course is ideal for anyone who moves heavy loads, or people, as part of their role.

All of our courses can be run at times and dates that best suit your needs.

Alternatively courses can be undertaken on site or at our purpose built training centre in Cannock Staffordshire.

Questions About Manual Handling Training

Who Is The Manual Handling Course For ?


This course is ideal for anyone who carries out manual handling activities at work and is tailored to your work.

A 6 hour ‘Manual handling – Practice and principles’ (Level 2) is also available which covers subjects in more detail and is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

A 6-hour ‘Moving and Handling People’ course is available if your role involves assisting or moving people.

Please call us to discuss your requirements on 01543 579898 or 07772 184175

What does the Manual Handling training course cover?​


  • Spinal awareness and back care
  • Manual handling hazards
  • Manual handling injuries and the activities which cause them
  • Manual handling assessment
  • Safe handling principles
  • Ergonomics
  • Inanimate load handling

  • Mechanical aids
  • Fitness
  • Responsibilities imposed by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations
  • Controversial techniques
  • Team handling and communication
  • Practical applications​

All our courses are tailored to fit your business and individual needs.

How Is The Manual Handling Course Assessed

A multiple choice assessment paper will be given at the end of the session.  Successful candidates gaining 10 correct answers out of 15 will be awarded a Manual Handling certificate.

The assessment can take place orally for those who have difficulties reading or writing.

How Long Does The Manual Handling Coure Last For ?​

3 Hours

How Long Does The Manual Handling Certificate Valid For ?​

3 Years

How Much Does The Manual Handling Course Cost?​

Please contact us for details.

Price is dependent on numbers

How Do I Book For The Manual Handling Course ?​

Simply call 01543 579898 or 07772 184175  now, or email: training@go-direct-ltd.co.uk

Our aim is to serve transport and distribution companies throughout the midlands, and to be the premier supplier of driving professionals, in that region.
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