Train the Trainer - Manual Handling

Course Objectives:

This course is designed to train an internal trainer to deliver a manual handling course to their teams.  Attendees will be able to train individuals and groups using different methods according to different styles of learning, and increase productivity through effective training and evaluation.

Course Content:

Session 1:

Introduction to Basic Instructional Techniques.  Which include:

  • Understanding the trainer’s role.
  • Communication techniques
  • Presentation skills
  • Styles of learning
  • Instructional techniques
  • Training aids and when appropriate to use
  • Confirming learning has taken place
Session 2:

A step by step breakdown of a manual handling presentation including:

  • Each slide discussed and background information provided
  • Legislation and sources of information
  • Practical training in conducting:
  • Standard lift
  • Two person lift
  • Pulling and pushing
Session 3:

Practical- delegates prepare and deliver a selected element of their manual handling presentation and conduct a practical assessment under the observation of the tutor

On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a Certificate of Competence.

Who Should Attend?

Managers, supervisors and team leaders who are required to deliver training internally as part of their role.


2-3 days

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