Health and Safety
Training Course Outline

Principles of Manual Handling

Essential knowledge and skills for all employees involved in manual handling.

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This Level 1 qualification is aimed at those who carry out manual handling at work, introducing candidates to the risks of manual handling and the controls available.

Who needs this qualification?

Appropriate for all employees who handle materials, boxes, mail and packages including both industrial and office workers.

Course outline

The course covers the following subjects:



On completing this qualification candidates will be able to:



Half-day programme

Entry requirements


Awarding body

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)

Assessment method

Multiple-choice examination. 

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.


This programme can be delivered at a venue of your choice, anywhere in the UK. To book or for more information, please call PEHPS on 0845 299 0711 or 0191 442 1562.


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