Manual handling train the trainer

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3 days

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Max 10* people per course

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This course provides those who have previously attended a handling/moving course with additional knowledge and skills to teach specific manual handling techniques within their organisations.

Delegates will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to develop and deliver effective moving and handling training sessions within their own organisation. They will gain confidence in presenting to others and receive feedback from the assessor to enable them to improve their skills.

Day one and two will run consecutively containing both practical and theory sessions followed by assessed presentations on day three. Day three will take place approximately one week after days one and two. Delegates will be required to undertake a 10 minute presentation on a topic of their choice on the afternoon of day one.

Delegates will be able to demonstrate basic suitable manual handling techniques. They will also understand legal requirements and the risk factors associated with manual handling as well as the basic anatomy of the back and health issues.

* Subject to COVID-19 measures.

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£2,400 (ex VAT)**

You choose the date and provide the venue, usually your premises, and we provide the training and any necessary equipment.

** Pricing applies to UK Mainland only.

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Who should attend

Anyone who has previously completed a course in manual handling and wishes to further their understanding of the subject and is required to teach others within their organisation how to carry out safe manual handling techniques.

Delegates need to ensure that they are fit enough to attend this course (able to perform simple handling tasks at different levels) as there are key practical elements in the course.

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  • Introduction to manual handling and relevant regulations
  • Presentation skills
  • Anatomy and physiology of the spine and relevant areas
  • Manual handling injuries
  • Risk assessment relating to manual handling
  • Mechanics of lifting and good handling techniques
  • Documentation relating to risk assessment
  • Risk reduction measures including manual handling aids
  • Delegate presentations

Our trainers

Your course will be led by an experienced Posturite trainer. All of our trainers are qualified teachers with significant experience in their specialist fields.

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