Manual Handling in Schools

3 hours
£595.00 + VAT

What this course contains

The course will provide attendees with information on the risks associated with manual handling activities. It ensures attendees recognise the key legal requirements, are able to identify the hazards and consequences of poor handling techniques and apply the basic principles of good manual handling techniques.

Intended outcomes

Course participants will:

  • Understand the legislation underpinning Manual Handling operations
  • Know what constitutes 'manual handling'
  • Understand how the human body works in relation to manual handling
  • Recognise the different types of injuries possible
  • Know how to assess manual handling tasks
  • Be able to apply regulations and best practice

Who is this course for

This course is designed for people that carry out or manage manual handling activities and need to understand key aspects of good manual handling techniques to prevent accidents or musculoskeletal injuries.

The cost

The course costs £595.00 + VAT and can be delivered on site to small or larger groups.


To successfully complete the course, attendees will be required to pass a short assessment.


Upon successful completion of the course participants will be issued a CPD accredited certificate. The course equates to 3 hours of CPD.

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Don't forget...

.... that our HR Advisory service now includes an annual visit to your school.  You can use this visit to apprise us of any new developments in your school or alternatively to assist you with any HR issues that are better dealt with face to face.

There is no extra cost for this visit and it is available to all HR Advisory clients old and new.  If you would like to book a visit by one of our consultants to your school, please contact us on 0845 459 7013.

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