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Manual Handling Awareness

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Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Construction

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Day
Location

Location
City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
18 October 2024

Day(s)
Day(s)
Friday
Start Time

Start Time
09:00

End Time

End Time
12:00

Duration

Duration
09:00 - 12:00

In a nutshell

Even if you’re not lifting heavy objects, learning about safe handling is essential to prevent accidents and injury. This course will help you learn the correct lifting techniques, conduct simple manual handling risk assessments and improve health and safety. The course can also be tailored to meet different business requirements and working environments.

This course is for...

…all employees, including first line supervisors, with no formal manual handling training

Course content

A half-day course, this will improve your manual handling knowledge and help you:

  • Identify common hazards likely to be present in the workplace
  • Use proper lifting techniques (kinetic lifting)
  • Conduct simple manual handling risk assessments
  • Appreciate relevant legislation - HASWA 1974, Manual Handling Regulations 1992 See how your actions may endanger yourself, fellow workers or people passing through the workplace

While this is a non-assessed course, you’ll need to undertake lifting techniques, identify risks and propose solutions and take part in a health and safety quiz. On completion, you’ll receive a Coleg Gwent certificate of attendance.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements.

Additional information

After this course, you can progress on to various accredited courses.

Where can I study Manual Handling Awareness?

NCCE0001AA
City of Newport Campus
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 18 October 2024

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team