Manual handling

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Aim of course

To provide candidates with the knowledge and practical skills involved in safe manual handling. 

Course summary 

  • Introduction
  • Manual handling statistics
  • Injuries
  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Reducing the risk
  • Manual handling aids
  • Lifting capacities
  • Good handling techniques for lifting
  • Good handling techniques for pushing
  • Team handling
  • PPE
  • Practical sessions 

Course duration 

1 Day 

Course certification 

On successful completion of this course candidates will be issued certification from either of the following: 

  • NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme) card
  • CTA (Camilla Training Aspects) certificate 

Further information

We are approved by ILA Scotland and you can use your ILA funding towards the cost of this course.

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