Award Principles of Manual Handling 1/2 Day

This qualification is designed to give learners the underpinning knowledge in understanding the principles of manual handling. The course is not practical in nature, although we do include short demonstrations in the utilisation of moving and handling equipment. The content of the course is ideal for people with no previous moving and handling experience, and also for those who simply require a refresher.  Please note this does not include hoist training.

What will you learn?

  • Understand the importance of safe manual handling
  • Know how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
  • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety

Course Duration

4 Hours Plus breaks.


Upon completion of the course we will issue you with a certificate from Paramedical.

The certificate is valid for 3 years.

Refresher training

There is no refresher training for this course. Recommended renewal is every 3 years.