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This three-hour course provides you with the knowledge and understanding of how to handle objects safely, reducing the risk of potential injury. This course is tailored to suit your specific needs.

Course: Moving

Course info

Course Name

Moving and Handling Principles - 3 Hours


Three Hours

Onsite price

£395.00 + VAT

London £435.00 + VAT

Group size

Up to 12 delegates (please contact us for more than 12 delegates)

Is this course for me?


​This course is essential support for all working professionals who manually handle objects, sit at a keyboard, or stand in tiring positions. These activities are the main ones that cause work-related musculoskeletal disorders, such as back and joint pain. This course is tailored to suit your specific needs and is for anyone whose job involves moving and handling objects.


​What will I learn?


​The content of this course has been designed to build knowledge and confidence. It will give you an understanding of how to move objects safely and the correct precautions to take. We recommend employers consider this training as part of each new employee's induction. We also sell evacuation chairs, training chairs, and training bundles.


​Topics covered in the Moving & Handling Principles course:


​​​The legal regulations for moving and handling

Risk Assessment

The anatomy and physiology of your back

Recognising injuries

Understanding the causes of back pain

Assessment of the environment and object weight/dimensions

Correct moving and lifting techniques


One of our trainers will deliver this course to your premises on a date of your choice. The timing could also be arranged to suit your requirements.


​Assessment and Certification


You will be continually assessed throughout the course by one of our qualified trainers. Upon successful completion, you will receive a Moving and Handling Certificate valid for three years.




The practical elements of this course are essential, as they provide you with vital hands-on experience. You must be physically able to take part in the practical parts of the course. The HSE requires you to attend the full duration of the course, and candidates need a basic command of English (defined as Level 2) to be eligible for evaluation. You will also be required to complete a short questionnaire at the beginning of the session.


On-site training room requirements


​It is recommended that the room size should be approximately 20 x 30 feet for a full 12-person course. The room should be large enough to seat all candidates comfortably in a semicircle formation. The floor space in the centre should be clean and uncluttered, as this will be used for the practical parts of the course. The trainer will also require a flip chart if one is available.

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