Manual Handling for Managers

The National Training Academy Ltd


£24 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
2 Hours
2 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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This course is designed for those with health and safety responsibilities. Manual handling injuries account for more than a third of all workplace accidents reported each year. Understanding the principles of manual handling and what you as an employer should do to protect your employees, will reduce the risk of your organisation adding to the statistics.

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

Online assessment included.

1. Legislation, duties and types of hazards

2. Injuries and ill health associated with manual handling

3. Hazards and reducing risk

4. How to undertake a MAC assessment

5. Completing a TILE assessment

6. Manual handling techniques and aids

This manual handling for managers online training course focuses on:

  • Legislation; employers and employees responsibilities
  • Risks and common injuries
  • Types of hazards
  • Risk reduction
  • Risk control hierarchy
  • How to undertake a MAC assessment
  • Completing a TILE assessment
  • Manual handling aids
  • Manual handling techniques

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This is an online course, if you order through Reed (This site) you will receive an email confirming your booking. Once we receive notification from Reed, we will email you a link with instructions to create your account and a redeem code to enter which will unlock your chosen course.

The training is accessed through a web browser, there will be a learner file which you can download and complete as you progress through the course. If you need tutor support you can click on the envelope icon (on the course) and email your question to the tutor.

How it works

The key topics for this course have been broken down into lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject. Each one has clearly set learning outcomes and assessment criteria.

You can progress through the course at your own pace. If you need to leave the course, it will remember where you left off, so when you return there is no need to repeat steps. We often include external links, videos, webpages, downloads, which provide excellent resource files.

At the end of each lesson is a knowledge checkpoint, you will need to achieve more than 75% to pass the lesson, which then unlocks the following lesson. Upon completion of the final lesson your CPD certificate will be unlocked. You can save this as a PDF to your computer or simply print it off.


The course is self-paced so you decide at what pace the training goes. You will have 12 months access to the course and can revisit it as many times as you need.


The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for those with health and safety responsibilities.


No prior knowledge is required.

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