Manual Handling

Description

Come on, put your back in to it! In most jobs, in almost all sectors, there are elements of manual handling. And with the moving of objects there is often questionable advice from well-meaning friends and colleagues.

Injuries as a result of manual handling equate to over one-third of all workplace injuries. This course provides the knowledge and skills to avoid you becoming a part of that statistic

The Course

This course offers a comprehensive guide to best practice when it comes to manual handling. Ideal as part of a staff induction, as refresher training for existing staff or for those looking to go on to achieve a recognised manual handling qualification.

Areas Covered

  • The definition of manual handling
  • The LITE stairway to safety
  • Safe lifting techniques
  • Correcting lifting techniques
  • Lifting with more than one person
  • Examples of manual handling

Who Is It Aimed At?

Ideal for employee inductions, refresher training or anyone who will be involved in manual handling as part of their job role.

The course can also be used as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, supporting the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed.

Typical Duration

30 – 40 minutes.

How It Works

Our e-learning is available to use on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs and laptops. All you need is an internet connection. Learners simply log on to the Highfield Learner Management System (LMS) and work their way through the course, along with the scenarios that provide them with real-life context.

Learners are assessed at the end of the course by multiple-choice questions.

Certification

Learners will receive a Highfield e-learning completion certificate, which is downloadable upon successfully finishing the course.

Why Choose E-learning?

We make the most complex of subjects easier to digest through media and content-rich exercises that motivate and engage learners. All of our e-learning uses interactive exercises and gaming combined with media-rich content, interactive scenarios, and relevant photography and illustrations. Content is provided by industry-leading experts. What that means for your learners is stimulating and engaging content they’ll respond to and, most importantly, remember.

Key elements of our e-learning courses are:

  • Interactive exercises/gaming
  • Media-rich content
  • Interactive 3D scenarios
  • Content provided by market leading experts
  • Relevant photography and illustrations
  • Multi-generational content and style

Try Our Courses

We’re happy to let our course speak for itself. Click on ‘Try our Courses‘ you will then be asked to enter your details. Once you have entered your details you will be re-directed to a demo account.

Accreditation

Highfield Qualifications Accredited Programme

Purchasing licences

We provide price breaks on this e-learning course based on the total number of licences you purchase. The price breaks available are as follows based on user numbers:

QTY 1 to 9 10 to 19 20 to 99 100+
Price £20 £15 £12.5 £10

Course licences can be purchased over the phone by calling us on 01302 363136.

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