Online Manual Handling

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Save time and complete our Online Manual Handling course (theory only) then book your practical assessment.

Our online Manual Handling course is a 25 minute course designed to help organisations deliver training to employees as soon as they begin work and before they might need to undertake a manual handling task. In order to successfully gain a certificate of competence in Manual Handling, learners must complete our Manual Handling course online and then complete the practical elements of the programme by a certified Manual Handling Instructor. The practical session takes approximately 20 – 25 minutes.

*Due to COVID-19 and the availability of our Instructors, we are only running public manual handling practical sessions on Friday mornings. Places are limited to 4 people to incorporate all COVID-19 safety measures. For in-house training we can send an instructor to your business premises to carry out practical sessions on a 1:1 or 1:2 basis. Providing you have a training room large enough to incorporate all safety measures. Contact us to book your practical session on 01-8955755 or email

All practical lift sessions must be completed within 60 days of your online theory only module.

Looking for the full classroom Manual Handling course to be instructed in your premises? CLICK HERE

On successful completion of this programme, learners will gain a certificate of achievement in Online Manual Handling (Theory only).


Please ensure to type the name and email address of the people/person you are looking to enrol on the course in the order notes box on checkout.

Device to use for completion:

Use a Laptop or Desktop computer to complete this online course. Smartphones are not recommended to use to complete this training as brands and phone specifications are different from one smartphone to the next and can cause login issues or compatibility issues. Also the Internet Explorer browser was discontinued in 2015 and unfortunately older versions of the browser are still being used. This has caused login issues when trying to complete the course so it is advised to use the Google Chrome internet browser or a similar up-to-date browser to complete the course.

Manual Handling Online Training Aims:

  • Explain the different types of manual handling injuries and how they occur
  • Advise on the importance of assessing every manual handling task
  • Teach the correct handling techniques for lifting, carrying and setting down a load

Benefits to your Organisation:

  • Immediately communicate manual handling policy to employees
  • Mitigate potential liability in case of a manual handling related injury
  • Audit trail – evidence of completion and understanding

Please note the following when purchasing the course:

  • The Online Manual Handling course will take approximately 25 minutes to complete
  • There is no sound associated with the course so no headphones are needed
  • The course must be completed in order to obtain the certificate of completion

To purchase this online course simply book and pay online at the top right hand side, when this has been completed you will receive an email with your username and password and you will have access to the link to login and launch the course.

Enrollments are created manually so if you purchase the course during out of office hours you may not have access until the next working day.

Check out the HSA Manual Handling FAQ’s for more information on manual handling at this link… 

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