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Award in Manual Handling – Principles - City & Guilds

This course provides essential information about manual handling hazards and their control, including the values of risk assessment. 


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Course Details

Product number: CG_MAN_HAN|1328

This City and Guilds accredited course provides delegates with the underlying knowledge required to minimise the risks associated with manual handling.

  • Introduction - ‘What is manual handling?’
  • Statistics - workplace incidents & injuries
  • Legislation & guidance for manual handling operations
  • Hazards & injuries - cause & effect
  • Risk assessment & controls - ‘Plan & Prepare’
  • Principles of safe handling - the workplace, loads & their effects
  • Safe handling techniques - principles of manual handling theory
  • AM courses start at 08:30
  • PM courses start at 12:30


This course is for any delegates who will need to carry out manual handling activities in a work environment.

We also offer an Award in Manual Handling - Principles & Practice - City & Guilds full-day course which offers both theory and practical instruction.

Delegates successfully completing the course will receive an City & Guilds Certificate in the Principles of Manual Handling.

All certification is subject to the City & Guilds Quality assurance procedure. if you require a certificate of attendance in the interim please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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3rd October 2023 AM

London - Swanley 0 miles 0.5 day 5+ £147.40 £120.03