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Manual Handling Awareness

Manual Handling Awareness

Training at Ligtas

Enter the world of short courses with Ligtas, your preferred health and safety training provider, renowned for excellence and commitment. Our qualified tutors offer personalised coaching and support, ensuring confidence and success. With meticulously curated learning materials and practical tools, participants can directly apply knowledge in their workplaces. As a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner and an 'Outstanding' IOSH training provider, Ligtas guarantees the gold standard in training. Join Ligtas and embark on a transformative journey toward professional growth and organisational safety.

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If your organisation requires health and safety training for a number of delegates, in-company training may be the perfect solution.

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Manual Handling Awareness Course Overview

This basic awareness course is designed to ensure that employees can identify the hazards associated with manual handling tasks and demonstrate understanding and use of the principles of good posture and safe handling techniques. This will help individuals understand the risks associated with manual handling tasks and protect themselves from discomfort and injury.

How Long Will The Course Take?

There are half-day and one-day course options. 

Certification

Delegates are awarded the Ligtas Certificate in Manual Handling Awareness.

Who Is The Manual Handling Awareness Course For? 

The Manual Handling Awareness in the Workplace course is intended for all employees.

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Manual Handling Awareness Learning Outcomes and Benefits

Learning Outcomes

Completion of the Ligtas Manual Handling Awareness course will allow learners to understand the following:

  • Identify manual handling hazards within the workplace
  • Explain the function of the spine
  • Understand how unsafe manual handling techniques can lead to acute and cumulative injuries
  • Adopt and apply safe techniques when carrying out manual handling tasks

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Benefits To The Organisation

According to the Health and Safety Executive, workplace injuries and ill-health cost UK businesses around £18.8bn in 2019/20.

To go home safely at the end of the working day is a right, not a privilege.

As members of your team successfully complete the course, they will become an invaluable resource to you. The knowledge and skills gained will have a tangible impact on the work environment, effectively enhancing occupational health and safety.

They will play a pivotal role in ensuring your adherence to legal requirements and industry best practices, mitigating the substantial financial ramifications of accidents and health-related issues.

It can help to:

  • Boost employee wellbeing
  • Minimise workplace injuries and illness
  • Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety, which can help win business
  • Strengthen your health and safety culture
  • Ensure your organisation has valuable in-house health and safety expertise

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Choose Your Learning Path

Online Learning

Designed for flexibility, the online option lets you learn at your own pace from the comfort of your home or office. With access to rich digital resources, interactive modules, and virtual support, online learning is perfect for those balancing work, study, and personal commitments.

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Classroom Learning

Immerse yourself in an interactive, face-to-face learning experience. The classroom option provides the perfect opportunity to engage directly with expert instructors, participate in group discussions, and benefit from hands-on practical exercises. Ideal for those who value real-time feedback and a structured learning environment. 

Virtual Training

The live classroom courses on Microsoft Teams offer the advantages of in-person training, allowing learners to engage with content and peers. Ligtas Virtual Training combines eLearning flexibility with tutor support through online sessions. Access course materials and interactive activities on the Ligtas LMS at your convenience, supplemented by scheduled virtual classroom sessions for a traditional training experience online.

Introducing Tailored In-Company Courses

If your organisation requires health and safety training for a number of delegates, in-company training may be the perfect solution.

In addition to this course, we offer the ability to tailor them precisely to your specific requirements, notably, the integration of your health and safety documents, prevailing initiatives, policies, and procedures. In doing so, we ensure that the training remains not only relevant but also aligned with your company’s ethos.

We can also use relevant examples and case studies from your organisation or sector, and our tailored course materials can also be branded with your company logo etc.

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Booking Your Course

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Manual Handling Awareness

£25.00

Important Information For Learners

Once an online course has been accessed, it is important to note that there can be no deferrals or cancellations.

Please inform us of any access needs or reasonable adjustments which may be required during training/assessment.

If a learner wishes to complain about their course, details of the Ligtas complaints procedure can be found here.

Booking terms and conditions

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If you would like to book a session with one of our trainers to explain our terms and conditions, please contact us at 02922 800 000 or enquiries@ligtas.co.uk

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