Monday - Friday / 8-4.30pm

Our manual handling course is a practical workshop, designed to give delegates an understanding of Manual Handling and its importance in the workplace. Anyone in the workplace who carries out Manual Handling activities would benefit from attending this half day course.

Initial Qualification

  • Topics covered on this course include:
  • Understanding Manual Handling regulations
  • Spinal awareness and back care
  • Manual Handling activities
  • Manual Handling injuries and the activities that cause them
  • The TILE handling system
  • Weight lifting guidelines
  • Lifting techniques
  • Team handling and communication
  • The course is made up of practical exercises and assessments.


  • The benefits of attending the course include:
  • Understanding the process of Manual Handling
  • Understanding the nature of Manual Handling injuries and the activities that cause them
  • Understanding Manual Handling assessment and control measures
  • Understanding the responsibilities imposed by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations Act 1992
  • On successful completion of the course, delegates will receive an Induct EA Certificate of Attendance.

CPC Modules

  • The 35 hours minimum CPC training is made up of the following modules and has to be completed every 5 years. Time scales are a rough estimate as some may be completed quicker than others, equalling around the 35 hours minimum training.
    • Drivers Hours (3.5 hour module)
    • The Tachograph (3.5 hour module)
    • Checks and Defects (3.5 hour module)
    • Company and Public Image (3.5 hour module)
    • Economic Driving - theory (3.5 hour module)
    • Health and Safety (3.5 hour module)
    • Licence, Weights and Dimensions (3.5 hour module)
    • Security (3.5 hour module)
    • Tiredness, Diet and Lifestyle (3.5 hour module)
    • Vulnerable Road Users (7 hour module)
    • First Aid at Work for LGV Drivers (7 hour module)
  • In order to cover all the above modules candidates would need to do the course over a period of 5 days. If candidates wish to do a few modules at a time they can do so, however the minimum length of training is 7 hours over a 24 hour period.
  • Pricing is as follows:
    • 1 day course £75 + VAT and upload fee of £8.75
    • 2 day course £150 + VAT and upload fee of £17.50
    • 3 day course £225 + VAT and upload fee of £26.25
    • 4 day course £300 + VAT and upload fee of £35
    • 5 day course £375 + VAT and upload fee of £43.75

ADR Vocational Training

  • ADR Training is required for any driver carrying packaged dangerous goods for a tanker of >1m3 or tank container of >3m3- regardless of the gross weight of the vehicle. This qualification is valid for 5 years. There is no formal pre-qualification required and anyone that holds a Full UK Drivers licence may attend the course. The certification is valid for 5 years and a refresher must be taken before the expiry date in order to re-qualify and bring drivers up to date with knowledge and changes to regulations.

    In order to obtain a Vocational Training Certificate you must attain the following minimum qualifications:

    Core + Packages or Tanks + minimum of ONE Hazard Class

    Once these have been obtained, additional classes or modes of carriage can be added.

    The initial course is held over a period of 3-4 days for Packages and 5 days if Tanks are required. All refresher courses run over 3 days. All ADR Training is conducted at our site in Norwich.

    The ADR qualification is divided into classes, commonly known as Core, Packages, Tanks and 9 common classes of dangerous goods.

    Basic first aid and fire training is also included in all our packages. The training is both practical and theoretical and covers almost all vehicle types and loads.
    • CORE: Basic syllabus for carrying any class of dangerous good in a tanker, tank container, package, drum, cylinder or loose in bulk.
    • TANKS: For carrying any class of dangerous good in road tankers or tanker containers.
    • PACKAGES & LOOSE IN BULK: For carrying any class of dangerous good in either sacks, drums, cylinders, cartons or loose in bulk, skips, tipper trucks or dust carts.
    • CLASS 1: Explosives
    • CLASS 2: Gases- compressed, liquefied, refrigerated or dissolved under pressure.
    • CLASS 3: Flammable Liquids
    • CLASS 4: Flammable Solids
    • CLASS 5: Oxidising Substances
    • CLASS 6: Toxic, Harmful and infectious Substances
    • CLASS 7: Radioactive
    • CLASS 8: Corrosives
    • CLASS 9: Miscellaneous e.g- asbestos or anything not covered in the above 8 classes.
  • Please note that CLASS 1 is an optional extra on top of our standard courses and CLASS 7 training is currently not provided by us.