Manual Handling for Staff and Volunteers2018-11-14T05:07:41+00:00
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Manual Handling for Staff and Volunteers

We are all at risk from manual handling injuries. Manual handling injuries account for over a third of all workplace accidents reported each year. This manual handling for employees’ course explores how the law protects you as an employee and what to expect from your employer.

This manual handling for staff and volunteers online training course explores common hazards, risks and risk reduction, completing a TILE assessment and manual handling techniques. It will provide you with practical information and guidance which will reduce the risk of you suffering from injuries associated with manual handling.

1. Legislation, duties and types of hazards

2. Injuries and ill health associated with manual handling

3. Hazards and reducing risk

4. Completing a TILE assessment

5. Manual handling techniques and aids

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CPD certified – Cost: £15 pp +VAT (£18)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 2.5 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required

Certificate: Self print CPD certified certificate

Recognition: CPD certified by the CPD certification service

Payment: Pay online

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Formal accreditation option – Cost: £40 pp +VAT (£48)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 3.5 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required. In addition learners must submit their learner file to their course tutor.

Certificate: Open College Network West Midlands certificate will be sent recorded delivery

Recognition: Formally accredited through Open College Network West Midlands – 1 credit

Payment: Pay online

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In house/classroom version – Cost: £450 + travel

Course duration: 1 day (6 hours) for up to 15 learners

Place of study: Venue of your choice

Support: Your trainer will answer any questions on the day, email support for the following week.

Assessment: Targeted questions throughout the day. If formal accreditation is requested learners will submit their learner file.

Certificate: CPD certificate on the day. If formal accreditation is requested the certificates take approx. 1 – 2 weeks.

Recognition: You can choose between CPD certified or a formally recognised accreditation (Formal accreditation incurs an additional cost of £20 pp)

Payment: Contact us to arrange your training day and payment

Learning outcomes

Course code: HD2/2/MR/002     Level: 2           Credits: 1

  1. Understand the reasons for safe manual handling.
  2. Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety.
  3. Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.

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Manual Handling for Staff and Volunteers

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  • Immediate access, no waiting times (on-demand availability)
  • Anytime, anywhere mobile learning – desktop, laptop or tablet (mobility)
  • Self-paced, interactive and more engaging learning (learner perspective)
  • Less disruptive delivery (in contrast to classroom)
  • Cost-effectiveness (particularly when reaching out to a large audience)
  • Consistency of message and easy updating of content
  • Easy tracking of learner progress and completion (business perspective)
  • Lower carbon footprint.

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