Valid for 3 years Valid for 3 years
Experienced Trainers (Expertise and Experience) Expertise and Experience
Nationwide (UK Wide Coverage) UK Wide Coverage
People trained (25,000) - 25,000 trained in last 12 months 25,000 trained in last 12 months


0.5 day course
Theory 150 minutes
Practical minutes
Assessment 30 minutes

Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total

Book from £115

This half-day Manual Handling course is for anyone who’s job role involves lifting and moving loads manually, as well as with the use of lifting equipment. This course teaches positive manual handling behaviour – and is highly practical, to ensure the correct behaviour is understood and demonstrated.

This course is designed to help reduce the number of manual handling injuries within a company, which can be costly to any organisation.

This course is made up of lectures, demonstrations and delegates practically learning to lift and move loads both manually and with the use of lifting equipment. The specifications of this course are set around the standard of ‘Manual Handling and Lifting of Loads (EUSREA115).

This course covers:

  • Taking suitable safety measures before lifting to protect self and others
  • Using approved lifting and handling techniques
  • Checking that any equipment needed is fit for use
  • Using lifting / handling equipment in line with company guidelines and manufacturers’ instructions
  • Planning a safe and efficient route for moving tools and equipment
  • Knowing your own responsibilities when asking others to help in lifting and handling operations

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to

  • Understand how to lift and move loads
  • Demonstrate the ability to be proactive in the workplace

To view the full course timetable click here

This training course is delivered by our experienced instructors whom all have regulated training and assessor awards and teach / assess health and safety training.

The course concludes with a multichoice written test. Learners will also be continuously assessed doing practical work. On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive an MRS Training & Rescue certificate.

Certification lasts for 3 years.


1 training to 10 candidates

  • Theory training and practical training

If you book this course online, you can pay for the course by debit or credit card.

If you wish to pay via an invoice, please enquire about the course and our team will contact you to complete the booking.

Courses start at 8.45am and finishes at about 1.00pm

No - appropriate PPE will be provided.

Course materials and a hot drink

MRS certificates are emailed within a week of the course being completed.

Joining instructions are sent by email – which are usually received on the same day but always within 48 hours of booking.

Yes - subject to our terms and conditions.

Yes, free parking is available at all our UK training centres for course candidates.

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The Benefits

  • We are a leading authority in confined space and at height technical rescue and we never rest in our goal to keep people safe.

  • We practice what we preach – our trainers are also operational rescue team members – so have real life stories to make the theory come alive.

  • We deliver best-in-class training so that anyone attending courses leaves capable of applying the knowledge to real-life situations.

  • Most of our courses are highly practical and feedback from delegates is excellent.

  • Nationwide service from our eight Training and Rescue Centres across the UK.

  • Are employed by us and trained to our own exacting standards.

  • Have real-life experience of working in high-risk environments and often share these with candidates.

  • Understand recognised learning styles and quickly adapt their delivery based on the needs of those being trained.

  • Ensure delegates are engaged by punctuating training with tests, quizzes and practical sessions.

  • Where possible, include information specific to delegates’ working practices so they leave ready to apply the learning in their day-to day roles.

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