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Award in Manual Handling - Principles and Practice - City & Guilds

Putting the principles of manual handling into practice and learning appropriate manual handling techniques.


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Course Details

Product number: CG_MAN_PP|1325

This City and Guilds course will provide delegates with the knowledge to be able to identify the risks involved in manual handling activities and understand the control measures available to prevent injury.
The practical exercise will allow delegates to apply the principles of safer manual handling in a range of tasks.
You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area on 0345 605 0006.


  • 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


  • Lifting from lower levels
  • Lowering from height
  • Carrying
  • Pushing & pulling
  • Handling at ground level
  • Team handling


This course is for those who carry out manual handling tasks as part of their daily work routine including both office and industrial workers.

Upon successfully completing this course delegates will receive a City & Guilds certificate in Manual Handling - Principles and Practice.

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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