Manual Handling

Online CPD Accredited Manual Handling course with certificate



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£10 inc VAT (was £25)
Offer ends 30 September 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
1 Hour
Access to content
1 Year
3 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price

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Incorrect manual handling techniques is one of the biggest cause of working days lost in the UK

This Manual Handling training course is delivered in line with general guidance on Manual Handling training systems, best practice guidelines and relevant legislation.

To prepare for this assessment, this course will help you understand correct manual handling procedures.

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Duration: 40 minutes

What is Manual Handling?

Manual Handling of loads is the transporting or supporting of a load by one or more employees that includes lifting, putting down, pulling, carrying or moving a load which by reason of its characteristics or unfavourable ergonomic condition involves risk, particularly of back injury to employees. In this training course we will look at some general information surrounding manual handling at work so you can learn how to lift safely.

What you will learn:

  • Understanding the physiology of the human body
  • Know how common injuries occur
  • How to undertake a manual handling risk assessment
  • Common symptoms of manual handling injuries
  • How to Conduct save lifts, including; team lifts, pushing & pulling, lifting from heights
  • Understanding how to use common mechanical aids.

echo3education provide high quality online training course from our base in Edinburgh.

Duration: 20 minutes

What you will learn:

  • Understand legislation relating to slips, trips and falls
  • Know the most common causes of STF injuries
  • Understand the role of risk assessments
  • Know why it is important to prevent slips, trips and falls
  • Understand what can cause slips, trips and falls from a height
  • Know what can be done to prevent slips, trips and falls
  • Be aware of your role in preventing slips, trips and falls


Through out the course there are short 'Knowledge Checks'.

At the end of the course is a 20 question assessment.

To successfully complete the course candidates are required to achieve 80% in the final assessment. The assessment may be retaken as often as required.

On successful completion candidates will be automatically emailed their completion certificate.

The completion certificate contains the candidate name, course title, date and a validation code which can be authenticated via echo3education.

Who is this course for?

This Manual Handling eLearning course is useful for all employees who undertake lifting and carrying while at work. It will also benefit managers and supervisors who delegate lifting and carrying responsibilities.


There are no requirements prior to taking the manual handling eLearning course.

Career path

Everyone who regularly has cause to lift at work should undertake this manual handling online training.

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Do you get certificate after completing the course


Yes, a certificate is available to print after achieving 80% or more in the final 20 question assessment.

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danial asked:

i have bought the course, where to I sit it I cant find it to answer the questions


Hi Danial, we have emailed you access details. Best regards, echo3 team

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