Master manual handling theory with our online course. Learn key principles for safe and effective handling with our Online Manual Handling Theory Course.

Delivery Method

Our Online Manual Handling Theory Course is delivered online via our own bespoke Learner Management System. This course is a theory course so does not include practical training so will only award a theory certificate, however, if you do require a full manual handling certificate we can deliver a full Manual Handling training program online including a practical assessment. 

Our online manual handling theory course is delivered using micro-video modules which can be picked up and put down at the learner’s discretion. participants are required to complete all training modules and complete an exam at the end of the final module. They must achieve a minimum of 70% in the assessment in order to pass.

Our online manual handling theory course covers the requirements set out in the regulations, basic anatomy, mechanical aids, safe handling techniques and much more. The course typically takes the average user between an hour to an hour and a half to complete. For some users, it may take longer. However, you are able to pick up and put down as needed and resume from where you left off.

Course Content

Course Aims

The aim of this Manual Handling Theory online training course is to teach participants about:

Course Objectives

On completion of this Manual Handling Theory online training course participants should be able to:


On successful completion of this course, a “MANUAL HANDLING THEORY”  Cert will be issued by INTERIC ACADEMY which will be valid for 3 years

Refresher Training is recommended after 3 years

Course Delivery method

100% online. video-based training with an online exam and online video submission of your lifts for assessment.

Sample Video From Our Online Manual Handling Course

Who Should Do This Course

Where employees are not involved in manual handling they don’t necessarily need manual handling practical training, contrary to what many instructors will tell you. See HSA Myth 4
However, there is still a requirement that all employees receive training in the basic knowledge of how to avoid risk from manual handling. That’s where our online theory course meets your legal requirement for training.

So why should you choose us for your food safety training needs?​

100% Success Rate

All of our Online courses to date have had a 100% success rate to date. Simply complete all the modules and then pass the final test to get certified. If you are having any technical problems we are here to help.

Instant Access

Simply choose the course you need and login to start training. You also walk away and pick up on any device later at your own convenience. 

Instant Certification

Once you have completed the course, your certificate will be automatically generated and can be downloaded straight away.

Unlimited Retries

We give you infinite amounts of retakes on our exams without ever locking you out of a course. we believe in making life easier for everyone

2 Year Access

We give you 2 years of access from the date of purchase to complete your course.

Money Back Guarantee

If you're not satisfied with the training up to 30 days after purchase, we will issue you a refund as long as you haven't been awarded a certificate

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