Manual handling train the trainer
Why should your employees take this course?
Manual handling awareness training should be provided to anyone who may be involved in their day to day work (from picking and packing in a warehouse, or handling products in a factory, to carrying everyday objects in an office. That's pretty much everyone of your employees- including yourself.
Depending on the number of employees you have it can sometimes be more cost and time effective for some of your employees to attend the train the trainer course, and then impart their knowledge to everyone else.
The course can be adapted to suit: Supervisors, Managers, and company trainers (Previous training experience is a benefit, but not essential. This course covers both trainer and abrasive training). There is no pre-course work and no previous qualifications are required.
This course is now also available as one of our new remote video link trainer led courses.
What does the course include?
✓ Participant inclusion
✓ How to avoid 'death by PowerPoint'
✓ Learning styles
✓ Telling vs teaching
✓ Active Learning
✓ Training guidance and support
✓ The real costs of Manual Handling injuries
✓ How manual handling can cause injuries (risk factors)
✓ Causes of back pain
✓ The spine, its structure and function
✓ Understanding good handling techniques
✓ Pushing and pulling, team handling, lifting lowering and carrying
✓ Practical element- the safe lifting method 'Verification of competence'
✓ Awareness of risk assessments (TILE)
✓ How to plan your lift (FLUENCY)
✓ The principles for controlling manual handling risk and applying these to a practical situation.
What will your employees receive? Why ABTAC?
Attendees will receive an engaging training course from a passionate trainer, where all of the relevant knowledge will be imparted. A proof of attendance certificate will be provided on successful completion of the validation (consisting of a theory test and a practical observation).
What type of manual handling train the trainer courses are available?
Abtac prides itself on ensuring that each private course we provide is tailored to your employees needs, ensuring that the course content is as relevant as possible. Private courses can be tailored to focus on the specific types of manual handling operation in your business.
Private courses can take place at your site or another site of your choice, thus reducing your employees travel time. For a quote and more information please complete the form on this page.
What's the cost?
Costs for manual handling train the trainer courses vary dependent on: number of overall attendees, number of attendees you wish to have on each course. Generally the more attendees per course, the lower the cost per attendee. For more information or an individual course please complete the form on this page or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We welcome attendees of all abilities and backgrounds, however currently all of our courses are only conducted in English.
Trainer led virtual courses now available
To comply with the government social distancing guidelines, ABTAC now offer remote trainer led courses. These courses run in the same way as our standard trainer led courses but using Microsoft Teams video conferencing software. As with all of our trainer led courses, attendees will receive an engaging training course from a passionate trainer, where all of the relevant knowledge will be imparted, and a certificate on successful completion.
We also offer training aids: