Level 3 – Safe Manual Handling within the Workplace

Course Contents

This course runs for three hours and can serve a maximum of 12 people.

  • Understand the reasons for safer manual handling
  • Appreciate the basic requirements outlined in the Manual Handling Operation Regulations 1992 – amended 2002
  • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
  • Be able to apply safer manual handling principles


This qualification is available to those over 14 years of age. Candidates should be physically capable of undertaking practical tasks in a safe manner. No previous knowledge is required, although it is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level one literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

About the Qualification

Re-qualification is recommended after three years.

Learning Outcomes

This qualification indicates the individual can understand and apply the principles of safe manual handling in the workplace. The individual will have successfully learnt the course content which is designed to meet current UK legislation.


  • The Junction Sports & Leisure Centre, Station Approach, Broadstone BH18 8AX

Attendees should remember to bring one form of photographic ID e.g. passport, driving licence, or two forms of non-photographic ID e.g. birth certificate, utility bill.


£49.00 per candidate


There is a short multiple choice questionnaire to pass this course.

Forthcoming Courses

– Tuesday 17 Sept 2024 | 12noon – 3.00pm – SPACES AVAILABLE
– Monday 7 Oct 2024 | 9.00am – 12noon – SPACES AVAILABLE
– Monday 7 Oct 2024 | 12.45pm – 3.45pm – SPACES AVAILABLE


To secure space(s) – please call our Reception/Admin Team on 01202 777766 or 01202 076404 or for further information, email info@thejunctionbroadstone.co.uk. Debit/credit card details required for payment/securing place(s).

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