Manual Handling Training Course

Manual Handling Training in Navan, Tullamore, Cork and Online 

    Book Navan      Book Tullamore

     Book Cork          Book Online    

Course Aim:

Our Manual Handling course provides learners with information & instruction on safe manual handling techniques which, if used correctly, may help prevent a back injury.

This manual handling training will ensure all participants are able to use the

8 principles of lifting safely:

  • Assess the task, area and load.

  • Broad stable base.

  • Bend the knees.

  • Keep back straight.

  • Palmar grip.

  • Arms close to trunk.

  • Object close to centre of gravity.

  • Move feet in direction of movement.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Define manual handling as per the General Application Regulations 2007
  • Be aware of health & safety legislation
  • Understand the basic anatomy of the musculoskeletal system
  • Use the 8 principles of safe lifting correctly

Course Programme:

  • Manual handling legislation – as it applies to the employer & employee
  • Dangers of using incorrect manual handling techniques
  • Anatomy of the spine & muscular system
  • Practice in safe manual handling of loads

Training Methods:

Classroom based presentation with a practical demonstration & practice by learners.

Online course now available - our unique video assessment ensures you will get properly certified.

Who Should Attend?

Under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, is a legal requirement for ALL staff involved in manual handling operations to be trained in Manual Handling.

Assessment & Certification:

To receive certification for manual handling, all learners must successfully complete both the theory & practical components of the course.

Certificates are valid for three years from date of issue.

For online learning, assessment is done through a recorded video to ensure you can be certified. Instructions will be provided to those doing the course. 

Additional Information:

  • For available dates and to book your place, click on the Course Schedule button below
  • Places fill up fast on these courses due to high demand so book early to avoid disappointment
  • Maximum of 12 learners
  • 3 to 4 hour duration
  • Certificate of Competence will be issued to all learners who successfully complete & pass this course
  • We can also offer group discounts.  

 Click here for Course Schedule

Book Your Place now:

Call 046 9012407

Manual Handling Navan

Ardboyne Hotel, Navan - This great location is on the Dublin side of Navan and is just 30 minutes from the M50. For those on public transport, the Bus Eireann 109 service stops at Springfield Green which is 2 minutes from the hotel. Return travel options are available, see for ticket information.

National Training Solutions, Whistlemount, Kells Road, Navan, Co Meath C15 FX6Y - With ample free parking and tea/coffee making facilities, our premises offers an easy and comfortable location for your course. 

    Book Navan    

Manual Handling Cork

Cork International Hotel - Our manual handling courses in Cork are run at the Cork International Hotel in the Airport Business Park. The 225 bus runs from Cork City Centre to the business park, click here for the timetable.

     Book Cork       

Manual Handling Tullamore

Located in the Central Hotel in Tullamore, this course is easily accessible for those in Offaly, Laois and surrounding areas. Just a 10 minute walk from Tullamore train station, the location is in the heart of the town with easy access, parking and amenities nearby.

  Book Tullamore

Manual Handling Online Course 

Our online/virtual Manual Handling course is run live with our trainers. This means you can interact with them and enjoy the training. Another benefit of our course is that, unlike many online courses, it is FULLY COMPLIANT with HSA regulations regarding certification. Our course includes both a theory and practical element which is the requirement and this carried out by our trainers.

    Book Online