Safe Moving and Handling Training

The Safe Moving and Handling training course provides support for all working professionals who manually handle objects, sit at a keyboard or stand in tiring positions.

Length of Course: 3 hours

Length of qualification: 3 Years
Recommended annual refresher advised

Who should attend?

This course is for all employees within a business. We recommend all employers consider this training as part of each employee’s induction.

What will you learn?

This course will cover:

  • Introduction to Manual Handling
  • Manual Handling and the Law
  • The Musculoskeletal System
  • Mechanics of Movement
  • Types of Manual Handling Injuries
  • Risk Assessment
  • Control Measures for Reducing the Risk of Harm
  • Principles of Safer Handling
  • Manual Handling Equipment


Attendees will be observed and will need to be deemed confident and competent in all practical elements, skills and knowledge.

Course Requirements

Candidates need a good understanding of English. Candidates must be physically able to demonstrate the practical skills required to complete the assessment.


Successful candidates receive a SAH Training certificate, valid for three years.