Manual Handling Instructors Training


This 2 Day course is aimed at those who carry out manual handling training within the workplace. It is designed to impart the necessary knowledge to enable personnel to gain the expertise and competence to successfully assess, train in safe lifting techniques and reduce the risks from manual handling operations.


  • Ergonomics
  • The law relating to moving and handling
  • Risk assessment in relation to moving and handling
  • The duty of care
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the back
  • Essential considerations related to manual handling
  • Training techniques
  • Planning preparing a lesson
  • Training preparations and practise (classroom) practical
  • Safe lifting techniques (within workplace) practical





The course is a mixture of practical demonstrations/exercises and theoretical work. The Course ends with a written test paper to assess knowledge and understanding.

A Bemac Certificate of Training will be issued on successful completion of the course, which is valid for 3 years.

This course is CITB approved for grant aid to registered companies.

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Manual Handling Instructors Training


Length: 2 Days

Starts: Wed 22 Mar 2017

22nd & 27th March

Starts: Thu 21 Jun 2018

21st & 28th June


Dates are available on request