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Manual Handling Trainers Annual Update Course – MH05

This one day annual update course is for any delegate who has attended our 6 day moving and handling train the trainer course (or similar highly regarded trainer’s qualification) that requires annual updating to update on new practices and legislation.

“Fantastic presentations (COSHH – Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) and great communication. It has highlighted the need for good practice at work. Well done.”

BR, Encirc360
February 2024

Why do our customers choose us?

Acorn Health and Safety Manual Handling Training and Consultancy

This course, undertaken annually, is designed to update past delegates of the West of England Moving and Handling Trainers, and similar courses, including our 6 day Train the Trainer Foundation. On successful completion delegates are awarded a Manual Handling Trainers Update Certificate.

Established over 20 years ago and highly regarded amongst the health and social care community, the Train the Trainer course is regularly attended by occupational therapists, registered nurses, care managers, health and safety professionals, care supervisors, owner managers and equipment manufacturers.

This course is delivered by our Director, Sarah, who is also a Registered Nurse and Advanced Handling Practitioner with over fifteen years experience in people handling and has many years of practical experience and in addition to training can provide support and guidance on risk assessment, policy development and complex handling

This course is suitable for staff involved in the education and teaching of others in a wide variety of environments, attendees on this course include:

  • Somerset County Council Occupational Therapists
  • University of the West of England Course Lecturers
  • Care UK
  • Milestones Trust
  • North Bristol Trust
  • Star College
  • Domiciliary Care Providers
  • United Healthcare Bristol
  • Children’s Hospice South West
  • Able Care Homes

Teaching 18,000 delegates a year, Acorn Health & Safety offer training to individuals, groups and entire staff teams. We are committed to providing excellent training delivered in a relaxed, yet informative style.

How do we approach the manual handling trainers annual update course?

We employ a wide range of teaching techniques to meet the needs of individual delegates attending this course. The course programme follows a set syllabus and contains the most up to date information available including topics such as:

Owing to the practical nature of this course a basic level of general fitness is required.  Delegates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline. Should you have any questions relating to the accessibility of this course please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

This course is of 1 (one) day duration.

What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?

We’ll provide delegates with a variety of printed course materials including workbooks and handouts. On successful completion of this course delegates will receive a printed certificate.

Post course our team of consultants and trainers are available to answer any questions you might have.  You’ll also receive an automatic reminder prior to course expiry.

Our ‘manual handling trainers annual update’ course is just one of over 60 courses we offer. Acorn Health & Safety provides training and consultancy in first aidfire safetyfood safety, manual handlinghealthcare training and health and safety.

Our ‘in-house’ course programmes are the most cost effective option if you’ve a number of staff requiring training, and in many cases can be adapted to include reference to local policy, practice and documentation.  These courses can be delivered either at any suitable venue or you can hire our purpose-built training centre located in Warmley, Bristol, whichever is best suited to your needs.

We also run a rolling programme of ‘open courses’ which are particularly suited for individuals or organisations that only have a few delegates or those looking to release small groups of staff at a time.

Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost effective solution.

For other courses, relevant to your industry or sector please see our industry information page, alternatively we have found that people attending this course also attend:

Not every course can be 'off the shelf'.

Our tailored health and safety training is aimed at meeting the needs of customers who have specific subjects to be covered within their health and safety staff training.

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Call our team on 0117 958 2070 or if it’s out of hours or you prefer e-mail –

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Aimed at businesses and individuals requiring specific training or those with only a few members of staff to train our open courses run regularly throughout the year and cover a variety of different subjects.

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