RRC's NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment Course

RRC's NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge to recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in their organisation.

The course is suitable for employers and employee representatives who intend to begin the process of manual handling risk assessment and control in their company. It will also benefit those who need more formal and in-depth training on the subject.

RRC's NEBOSH Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment course develops the knowledge to introduce manual handling risk assessment and control
Choose how you study with RRC: Live Online, Classroom or In-Company
Contact us on +44 (0)20 8944 3100 or email info@rrc.co.uk for all the latest information on this course

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment was developed in conjunction with the health and safety regulator for Great Britain, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment Accredited Centre 335
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Benefits of Achieving the RRC's NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment Qualification

  • Identify manual handling risks and explain the benefit of reducing risks in your organisation
  • Gain an understanding of the legal obligations under the Manual Handling Regulations (UK only)
  • Carry out manual handling risk assessments and wider techniques

RRC is a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner offering the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment qualification worldwide

  • Live Online: Real time interactive virtual workshops, 1 day including assessment - worldwide
  • Classroom: Tutor led Course, 1 day including assessment
  • In-Company Training: worldwide

RRC offer you a premium service as a NEBOSH Manual Handling Risk Assessment Certificate provider:

  • RRC is a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner - Guaranteeing you the best learning experience
  • 90+ years experience in training & education
  • 45 years experience in delivering health and safety training
  • Choice of learning methods
  • Above average exam pass rates
  • Teaching and support from a team of 50 NEBOSH approved expert tutors

RRC's NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment Content

On completion of the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment qualification learners will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of reducing risk associated with manual handling activities
  • Explain what manual handling risks are and how they may result in injury
  • Understand legal obligations under the Manual Handling Regulations (UK only)
  • Apply wider elements of risk assessment for manual handling

The course consists of three elements which cover:

  • Principles of Manual Handling - Why manual handling should be avoided, the moral, business and legal reasons for assessing and managing it, and common types of injuries that arise
  • Managing Manual Handling Risk: Identification of Manual Handling Risk - Understand risk factors associated with manual handling, the applications of HSE's manual handling assessment tools (MAC and RAPP) and what makes a risk assessment suitable and sufficient
  • Managing Manual Handling Risk: Control of Risk - How to avoid manual handling risks with the use of mechanical assistance and recognition of good handling techniques


The course is assessed by practical assessment, completed at the end of the course. Learners are to complete a manual handling risk assessment case study which identifies a range of hazards and meets best practice standards.

RRC's NEBOSH HSE Manual Handling Risk Assessment Live Online

  • Real time live Zoom classes delivering a classroom learning environment in the comfort of your own home
  • Provides structured learning with scheduled dates
  • Available worldwide - classes run 09:00 to 17:00 UK time

Live Online Learning with RRC

  • Mobile-friendly, innovative, interactive live online study. Each day includes a combination of:
    • live Zoom sessions with an experienced RRC tutor
    • topical presentations
    • activities that stimulate discussion with fellow learners and the tutor
    • collaborative activities and group exercises
  • Assessment completed at your home or workplace
  • Guaranteed support until you complete your course
  • Unlimited support from RRC’s Trainer Team & Customer Services Team throughout your studies.
  • Access to full NEBOSH e-Book study text

Overview of our Live Online Courses

RRC's NEBOSH HSE Manual Handling Risk Assessment Classroom

  • 1 day course including assessment
  • Ideal for those who like a traditional, structured learning environment away from their workplace

Classroom Learning with RRC

  • Expert teaching from RRC's highly experienced NEBOSH approved trainers
  • Professional training environment - providing the perfect environment to learn with refreshments throughout the day
  • World class learning resources - access to RRC’s online resources from the moment you register, and full colour printed NEBOSH workbook supplied on the first day of your course
  • Advice and support from the RRC Trainer & Customer Service Teams
  • RRC Guaranteed Support & Interest Free Instalment Plans

RRC's NEBOSH HSE Manual Handling Risk Assessment IN-COMPANY

RRC is a fully approved NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner and can help you cost-effectively train your staff.

  • In-Company Classroom: effective and cost & time efficient. Available worldwide
  • Training Contracts: send your staff to our open Classroom courses at discounted rates
  • Online: ideal for training teams across multiple sites, with discounts on standard fees for bulk licences
  • Bespoke: courses can be tailored to meet your specific sector and/or translated into any language

Why businesses choose the RRC NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment qualification:

  • Specification developed by NEBOSH an internationally recognised health & safety body. and the UK Health and Safety Executive
  • Course assessed and Certificate issued by NEBOSH, guaranteeing quality of training and delegates achievement
  • High quality training guaranteed through RRC’s Gold status in the NEBOSH Learning Partner Scheme

RRC's NEBOSH HSE Manual Handling Risk Assessment FAQs

How long does the course take?

The Classroom course is delivered over 1 day.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Recommended minimum standards of English: Equivalent to an International English Language Testing System score of 5.0 or higher in IELTS tests.

What does Gold Learning Partner mean?

RRC are delighted to have been evaluated as a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner, the highest level in the NEBOSH Learning Partner programme.

NEBOSH introduced a Learning Partner Programme in September 2019 which recognises those Learning Partners that provide learners with the best possible learning experience.  

All NEBOSH Learning Partners have been classified based on their performance against the programme’s principles which represent global best practice in the provision of course tuition and support. The key principles are:

  • Ensure all learners understand what is expected of them and what they can expect from their Learning Provider
  • Create a learning environment that is engaging and encourages interaction that is appropriate for the course and type of delivery
  • Provide accurate course materials and continually update and improve them
  • Ensure tutors are qualified, knowledgeable, competent and engaging
  • Give learners feedback on their progress and provide appropriate support
  • Review course delivery and learner feedback and action as necessary

Learner Partner Status

Learning Partners can be identified as follows:

  • Gold - greatly exceeds the principles
  • Silver - exceeds the principles
  • Bronze - meets the principles

What is the difference between Online, Live Online, e-Learning and Distance Learning?

Live Online is delivered in real time through Zoom and is very similar to a Classroom course. The tutor will deliver the course with breaks to allow time for group work, exercises and private study.

Online & e-Learning are just different words for the same thing and mean a flexible self study course delivery with tutor support you can access via email.

Distance Learning, means learning at a distance but is commonly used to describe the more traditional paper based study. RRC do provide the complete study text which you can download and study off line thus giving you the option of how you study the course.

Can I do the exams online?

The assessment can be completed online, there is no need to attend an exam centre.

Do I have to pay VAT if I am based outside the UK?

Only companies outside of the UK who can provide a valid VAT number will be exempt from VAT. All individuals irrespective of their location will have to pay VAT.

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