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Manual Handling Assessors Training

This course equips delegates with the knowledge and skills to be able to instruct other staff in safe manual handling technique, and to carry out manual handling risk assessment effectively.

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Course overview

This course equips delegates with the knowledge and skills to be able to instruct other staff in safe manual handling technique, and to carry out manual handling risk assessment effectively.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is designed for those currently planning to be in a training role, enabling them to teach others in manual handling.

Course programme

The Manual Handling Instructors/ Assessor course covers the following topics: 

  • The reasons for managing health and safety – moral, economic and legal
  • Legal requirements relating to manual handling
  • Accident causation
  • Risk assessment
  • Common manual handling injuries
  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Manual handling risk assessment
  • Manual handling control measures
  • Safe lifting technique
  • Communication and training skills

Learning outcomes

The learning outcomes for this course are:

  • Ability to train others in manual handling 
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Ability to carry out a manual handling risk assessment 
  • Strong communication skills 

Next steps

Other Phoenix courses that may be suitable for successful candidates include:

Assessments

There is a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course, with results provided immediately.

Popular FAQs

  • What happens if I fail the assessment?

    You can retake the assessment.
  • What's the duration of in-house training courses?

    Phoenix's in-house training courses usually take half a day or a full day, depending on the course topic.

  • When and how will I receive my results and certificate?

    Once you complete the course and assessment, a confirmation of results is available immediately. This certificate can be printed or saved as proof of completion.

Why choose a course with Phoenix?

  • Expertise

    We are one of the UK's leading providers of training in health and safety. 

    Our tutors and mentors are widely respected for their expertise and ability to provide an enjoyable learning experience. 

  • Student support

    We go the extra mile to make sure our course attendees receive the best possible support, through engaging, interactive content and compact modules to keep learners attention focused through the course.

  • Pass rates

    Our pass rates for our health and safety courses are above industry average. View our to Trustpilot reviews to find out why we’re rated 4.8 stars by previous customers.