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Manual Handling

Manual Handling Training Kent

TGS Training is one of Kent’s highest regarded providers of manual handling training courses in Kent and offers crucial health and safety training for all organisations. With manual handling playing such a central role in occupational safety, TGS Training has developed Manual Handling Training courses which offer both relevant theory and practical skills.

manual handling training kentOur Manual Handling Courses in Kent take place within realistic training environments and are run by our highly experienced and skilled instructors who will train your staff to an excellent standard of occupational safety.

The quality of our Kent Manual Handling Courses is reflected in the high attendance rates for our re-certification programme, with the majority of businesses upholding their certifications on a three-year cycle.

TGS Training can help most Kent business maintain effective and successful safety procedures and strategies.

Principles in Manual Handling

This course is to provide delegates with foundation knowledge on manual handling.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for people who want to know essential information about manual handling.

Course content

  • Principles of loss control
  • Health and safety law
  • The manual handling operations regulations
  • The structure and function of the spine and impact of poor posture
  • Efficient movement principles, dual lifting
  • Application of efficient movement principles in a variety of manual handling situations
  • Training in manual handling
  • Theoretical and practical assessment of delegate understanding

What are the learning outcomes?

  • An underpinning knowledge of physiology and up-to-date manual handling principles
  • Practical advice on manual handling awareness training
  • Knowledge and skills to safe working within their workplace
  • ITSSAR Certification


On successful completion of the practical assessment delegates will be awarded a ITSSAR Manual Handling Training certificate, valid for three years.

Course duration

2 days


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