Unsure about online learning?

Our tutors will support you all the way.

Short on time? Difficulty travelling to venues? Already invested time and money into training that hasn't met your requirements? Then this is the right course for you. This online learning package doesn't compromise on quality or support. You are able to learn at your own pace, with the full support of your tutor.

This course is for you if:

  • Refresher Training or New skill

    You need a qualification in manual handling or your certificate is due to expire or has expired recently.

  • Prevent injury

    Our backs are vital to everything we do so it is important that we know how to look after them, this course will benefit anyone performing manual handling tasks from working on a construction site to working in an office.

What you will cover

Each unit is divided into bite size lessons. You can work through at your own pace and if you need help don't forget your tutor is always on hand.

  • Potential injuries

  • Chronic and acute pain

  • Employer and employee responsibilities

  • Risk assessment

  • Hierachy of control

  • Safe moving and lifting

  • Consequences of poor manual handling and non compliance

What others think of us

Don't take our word for it, see what our clients think of us

  • Christopher Wood

    I really enjoyed this course, a good mixture of information, videos and case studies. Will be recommending to my employer

  • Daniel Clarke

    Surprisingly interesting course. Wasn't looking forward to it as I have always found manual handling to be quite boring. Loved it being online so I could work through at my own pace and a really good mixture of activities kept me engaged throughout.

Meet your tutor

Our tutor are experts in their field and are here to support you

I have been a tutor since 2000 and have worked as a college lecturer, as well as an independent trainer. I am fortunate enough to have been a fire fighter for over 20 years which has given me a great deal of practical experience in the fields that I teach. I have two of the best jobs in the world. I love teaching and supporting people to reach their potential is one of the most rewarding things I am able to do.


  • I haven't studied for years, am I capable?

    We understand that returning to education can be daunting, however, we can assure you that you're not alone. wWhilst we can't do the work for you, we can support you throughout and adapt where necessary to suit your unique learning style. You will be given the best possible opportunity to succeed.

  • Is there a time limit on the course?

    You are initially given 30 days access to the course and we have found this is usually plenty of time. However, if you need longer then all you have to do is ask. There are no extra costs involved.

  • Is there an exam?

    There is a test at the end of the course that you have to pass. However, you can re take if necessary at no extra charge.

  • How long will the course take to complete?

    A great deal relies on how much time you are able to dedicate to your learning and your previous knowledge and experience. As a guide you should allow around 4 hours to complete.

  • I'm worried that i will get side tracked with online learning, how do i stay motivated?

    We understand that you are not actually going to be in a classroom, and this can be difficult. If you find you are struggling contact your tutor who will help you devise a plan that will help keep you on track.

  • I have a specific learning need, can I still complete the course?

    Yes, we can always help and support you. Make sure you discuss any specific needs with your tutor who will be able to assist you with an individual plan, and provide any support that you need.