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Manual handling injuries account for more than a third of all workplace accidents reported every year. By understanding the principles of manual handing, you will reduce the risk of you and your staff being part of those statistics.

This course explores legal responsibilities, hazards risks, risk reduction, risk assessments and handling techniques. It will help you to comply with the law and provide you with the knowledge to improve and monitor safety in the workplace.

Course content

Modules you will cover in this Manual Handling for Managers Online Training:

  1. Module 1 - Health and safety responsibilities. In this module you will look at health and safety at work, legislation, COSHH, the risk control hierarchy, RIDDOR, and how employees meet legislative requirements.
  2. Module 2 - Injuries and ill health associated with manual handling - In this module you will look at the musculoskeletal system, risks and risk factors and injuries.
  3. Module 3 - Hazards and reducing risk - In this module you will look at managing risk, risk assessment, hazards and risks, likelihood and severity of risk, risk control hierarchy, risk reduction and barriers.
  4. Module 4 - How to undertake a MAC assessment - In this module you will look at MAC assessments, lifting operations, carrying operations, team handling operations, ways forward and reviewing.
  5. Module 5 - Completing a TILE assessment. - In this module you will look at reviewing, completing a TILE assessment and control measures.
  6. Module 6 - Manual handling techniques and aids - In this module you will look preparation, lifting and handling, pushing and pulling, manual handling aids, considerations when deciding on lifting/handling aids, testing, servicing and examination of equipment.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

All of our courses are certified. This is done by the CPD certification Service. They have been inspected by an independent assessor and meet national standards.

Is this course right for me?

Everyone can benefit from having a better understanding of learning disabilities, not just in the workplace but in wider society.  By completing this course many preconceived ideas about learning disabilities may be challenged and you will have a increased understanding of the challenges people face, but also the capabilities of people with learning disabilities.

On completion of this course you will be able to print your CPD certified certificate. This can be used as evidence for compliance, audit or CPD hours.  

Remember, if you need to purchase multiple courses you may be eligible for a discount. Contact us to see how we can help you.


  • Fully online course with assessment at the end of each module

  • CPD certified by the CPD certification Service

  • CPD certificate available to download upon completion

  • Audio option (read aloud)

  • Optional learner file resource

  • Approximate 2 hour duration

Optional Formal Accreditation

Most of our courses have the option for formal accreditation through Open College Network West Midlands.

What does this mean?

Whilst all of our courses are CPD certified as standard, formal accreditation is done through a National Awarding Body.

What level are the courses?

The majority of our courses are all at a level 2.

How many credits does this course quality for?

This course is a single credit value.

Do I need to do any extra work?

You will be required to compete a learner file which is available once logged in. This is an enabled PDF so you can type your answer in. You will upload this in your learning area along with your learner registration form. We will then mark your learner file and provide feedback. 

Once this is complete we will put a request in to Open College Network West Midlands for your formal certificate.

How do I get my formal certificate?

This will be posted out to you once we receive it from the awarding body. It is sent recorded delivery.