Manual Handling of Objects Online Training


Our Manual handling online course will inform you of the legislation surrounding any moving and handling operation, the correct techniques to employ, the process of ergonomics and risk assessing. You should always be safe when moving and handling any load so this course is essential for your health.

10 - 24
25 - 49
50 - 99
100 +


Manual Handling Online Course

Our Manual Handling Online Course (Moving and Handling of Objects online training course) will inform you of the legislation surrounding any moving and handling operation, the correct techniques to employ, the process of ergonomics and risk assessing.

You should always be safe when moving and handling any load so this course is essential for your health. For moving and handling of people online course, please visit the link.

  • Developed by professionals
  • Accredited by The CPD Accreditation Group
  • 100% online, learn at your own time and pace
  • Translates into over 100 different languages
  • Instant certificate downloaded

Who is the manual handling training for?

This training is suitable to all staff working within Adult Health and Social Care.

When will I get my certificate?

Once you have successfully passed our course you will be able to download and print your certificate immediately.

As this course has been accredited by the CPD Group your certificate will contain the CPD logo and unique reference number.


As I have told others… It is the best, most informative training I have ever attended

Course Overview:

This comprehensive online training programme is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary for safe manual handling of objects. Manual handling is crucial in many workplaces, and improper techniques can lead to injuries. This course aims to educate individuals on the best practices to prevent injuries and maintain a healthy work environment.

Key Points

  • The legislation involved in Moving and Handling Objects
  • Explain the theory behind moving and handling
  • Be aware of safe practice using a range of techniques when moving a variety of inanimate loads

Course Content:

  • Understanding Manual Handling

    • Defining manual handling
    • Legal responsibilities and regulations
    • Risk assessment and management
  • Anatomy and Biomechanics

    • Learning about the human body’s capabilities and limitations
    • Recognising vulnerable areas
  • Safe Handling Techniques

    • Lifting, lowering, pushing and pulling techniques
    • Proper use of equipment and aids
  • Identifying Hazards

    • Recognising potential hazards in different work environments
    • Strategies for hazard avoidance
  • Practical Demonstrations

    • Hands-on demonstrations of safe manual handling techniques
    • Interactive exercises for skill development

Target Audience:

This course is suitable for employees across various industries who engage in manual handling activities as part of their job responsibilities. It is essential for anyone involved in lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling objects, from warehouse workers and healthcare professionals to office employees and construction workers.

Benefits of Taking This Course:

– Enhanced safety: Learn to handle objects safely, reducing the risk of injuries.

– Legal compliance: Understand your legal obligations regarding manual handling.

– Improved workplace efficiency: Efficient manual handling techniques can enhance productivity.

– Reduced absenteeism: Fewer injuries lead to fewer days off work.

– Confidence and competence: Gain the skills and confidence to handle objects safely and effectively.

Frequently Asked Questions FAQs:

1. Is this course suitable for beginners?

– Yes, this course is designed to accommodate participants with varying levels of experience in manual handling.

2. Do I need any special equipment for this online training?

– No, you won’t require any special equipment. The course is designed for online learning and includes virtual demonstrations and exercises.

3. Is there a certification upon completion of this course?

– Yes, participants will receive a certification of completion, demonstrating their understanding of safe manual handling practices.

4. How long is the course, and can I complete it at my own pace?

– The course duration may vary, but it is self-paced, allowing you to complete it according to your schedule.

5. Is there an assessment at the end of the manual handling online course?

– Yes, there will be an assessment to evaluate your knowledge and understanding of the course material.

6. Can manual handling training be done online?

-Yes, manual handling training can be completed online. Many training providers offer online courses that cover the principles of safe manual handling, techniques, and best practices. Online courses are convenient and accessible, allowing participants to learn at their own pace from anywhere with an internet connection.

7. How much does manual handling training cost?

-The cost of manual handling training can vary depending on the training provider, the level of certification, and the region. At Caring for Care, our comprehensive and beneficial online course is currently available at a discounted price of £19.99. However, it’s important to note that prices may vary across different providers and course offerings.

8. How long should a manual handling online course take?

-For the online manual handling course at Caring for Care, participants can study at their own pace. On average, it takes the typical person approximately 3-4 hours to complete the course. However, the flexible online format allows individuals to progress through the material at a comfortable speed, ensuring a thorough understanding of manual handling principles.

9. How long does a manual handling certificate last for?

-The duration of a manual handling certificate’s validity may vary depending on the certifying organization and regional regulations. Typically, manual handling certificates are valid for around three years.

After this period, individuals may need to undertake a refresher course or recertification to ensure that their knowledge and skills remain up-to-date with current best practices in manual handling safety. It’s essential to check with your training provider or local authorities for specific certificate validity requirements.

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