Manual Handling Train the Trainer

Our manual handling train the trainer course takes place over a full day. In particular it is aimed at individuals who wish to train their own staff in Manual Handling to assist with compliance of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

Training and Testing Services offer Manual Handling Train the Trainer Courses. These specialist, full day courses have been developed to provide training to in-house instructors/trainers; in order for you to provide accurate, up-to-date and fully compliant manual handling training to your own staff.

Included in the course is an instructor pack which contains everything that you need (PowerPoint presentations, handouts, certificate template, training records & more) to run your own manual handling courses.

Only need to train 1 person? No problem, we now offer an open course at our centre in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire – details here. Online booking available if you are just booking onto an open course – Register now.

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Manual Handling Train the Trainer

Tailored to meet your specific needs, we provide bespoke manual handling train the trainer courses. For example our instructor training package can be adapted for office staff, factory workers, construction sites or any working environment that you require.

The aim of the course is to enable you to deliver your own in-house Manual Handling Training to reduce risk of injury to staff handling loads, to assist with compliance of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and to avoid prosecution and litigation.

Course Content

This Manual Handling Train the Trainer Course is designed and structured with the intention to provide training in the manual handling training, meeting with the requirements of the to assist with compliance of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992. To illustrate what our training covers see course subjects below:

  • Legal duties and regulations relating to MHOR 1992
  • The financial and health cost to both the employee and employer of injury caused by incorrect manual handling
  • An explanation of the medical, physical and psychological damage that can be caused through incorrect manual handling
  • Types of back injury including case studies.
  • Lifting and handling risk factors
  • Techniques for correct handling and lifting.
  • Push and pulling risk factors
  • Techniques for correct push and pulling.
  • Recording assessments
  • Solutions and alternatives to typical manual handling problems

Who Should Attend Our Course?

The Manual Handling Train the Trainer course is designed for staff members who have already had some formal instruction or training qualification. This can include instructors/trainers, managers, supervisors, team leaders etc.

This course does not cover methods of instruction training, and anybody wishing to attend should already be delivering training courses.

Please note that this course is only available to companies or organisations who wish to train their own staff. It is not available to anyone who wishes to provide abrasive wheel training on a commercial basis.

Training Requirements

This manual handling train the trainer course is suited for a maximum of 8 trainees. It can be conducted on any site that has suitable facilities (power and seating).

On completion of the course you will receive a TTS Instructor Certificate and wallet ID card, an individual training record (to provide proof of training) and a comprehensive set of course notes for each trainee. In addition to this you receive an Instructor Resource Pack which includes everything you require to run your own course.

Enquire online to book or CALL 01423 611030