Manual Handling Instructor Refresher Course

Stay updated with the latest practices and techniques in manual handling instruction. Our one-to-one refresher course, led by experienced professionals, ensures you maintain your competency as a manual handling instructor.

What Will You Learn?
  • Refreshed knowledge of manual handling principles
  • Updated teaching and communication techniques
  • Review of legal and regulatory requirements
  • Enhanced skills in risk assessment and control measures
  • Requalification as a certified manual handling instructor
Information Of Course
Duration Time
2 Days

This course is designed for trainers who are already certified as manual handling instructors. By completing this RPL course it allows instructors to upgrade their certification.  This course is designed for trainers who are already certified as manual handling instructors and are looking to refresh their skills.

  • Manual handling risk assessment
  • Lesson planning
  • Demonstration and practice of manual handling move
  • Presentations
  • Test
  • Assessment of manual handling moves

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will gain the relevant skills and knowledge to:

  • Explain the main components of relevant health and safety legislation
  • Define the main components of the spinal column
  • Explain the main risk factors for back injuries related to manual handling
  • Describe the concepts of ergonomics
  • Explain the manual handling risk assessment process
  • Describe a range of controls to avoid and reduce the risk of injuries
  • Apply the main principles of inanimate manual handling to a range of manual handling tasks
  • Analyse the learners performance of manual handling techniques
  • Develop inanimate manual handling training programmes
  • Deliver effective manual handling training programmes
  • Demonstrate understanding of adult learning principles
  • Give effective instruction in practical manual handling techniques

Current manual handling instructors looking to upgrade their qualification.

This course is classroom based; it is highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning.

Participants should wear comfortable clothing for practical activities. There will be extensive moving and stretching involved.