This is a ½ day training course. With a certificate of training awarded following completion.

It is important that manual handling is done correctly to avoid injury. Undertaking this course will give you the practical knowledge you need to understand the risks involved if you handle items incorrectly. You will learn the basic skills of manual handling with background theory and practice. You'll look at the types of injuries caused by incorrect handling and how to stay safe when performing tasks. Course sessions include; manual handling and the law, the musculoskeletal system, mechanics of movement, types of manual handling injuries, risk assessment, control measures for reducing the risks of harm, principles of safer handling and manual handling equipment.

Please note that the outline, duration and image for each course are a guide only. Please contact the training provider for more information.

From 1st September 2023, all applicants must complete the following mandatory e-learning module before applying for funding – Mandatory Unit: Health and Safety – Risk Management in Forestry and Farming

The following Training Providers are available to deliver this course:

Please note this course can be delivered digitally by Groundwork North Wales. For all provider contact details please see below.

BPI Consultancy Ltd

Contact name:

Hayley Morris


Telephone number:
01685 884175


Email address:
hayley.morris@bpigroup.co.uk;


Website address:
www.bpigroup.co.uk
 


Postal address:
Office 8, Aberdare Enterprise Centre, Depot Road, Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf, CF44 8DL
 


Area covered:
All Wales

Carter & Co Associates (Agriconnectors Training)

Contact name:
Lea Reed


Telephone number:
07790770839


Email address:
agriconnectorstraining@gmail.com 


Website address:
www.agriconnectors.co.uk


Postal address:
82 Lon Tanyrallt, Alltwen, Pontardawe, SA82 3AS


Area covered:
Mid, South and West Wales

CCW - Training Academy (Career Change Wales)

Contact name:

Harri Shuffley


Telephone number:
02921 156603


Email address:
harri@CareerChangeWales.co.uk


Website address:
www.careerchangewales.co.uk


Postal address:
2nd Floor, 5 - 7 Museum Place, Cardiff, CF10 3BD
 

Area covered:
All Wales

Coleg Cambria Llysfasi

Contact name:
Sam Bampton / Siwan Jones


Telephone number:
01978 267185


Email address:
sam.bampton@cambria.ac.uk / siwan.jones@cambria.ac.uk


Website address:
www.cambria.ac.uk


Postal address:
Ruthin Road, Llysfasi, Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15 2LB


Area covered:
North Wales

Dysgu Bro Ceredigion

Contact name:
Alison Newby 


Telephone number:
01970 633541


Email address:
admin@dysgubro.org.uk


Website address:
www.dysgubro.org.uk

 

Postal address:
Llanbadarn Learning Centre, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
SY23 3RJ


Area covered:
North Wales, Mid Wales, South West Wales

Forest Park and Garden

Contact name:
Katie Coles


Telephone number:
01443 230000 Opt 2


Email address:
katiecoles74@gmail.com


Website address:
www.fpandg.com


Postal address:
Coed Court, Treforest Industrial Estate, Pontypridd CF37 5SW


Area covered:
South West Wales, South East Wales

Groundwork North Wales

Contact name:
Louise Stokes


Telephone number:
01978 757524


Email address:
louise.stokes@groundworknorthwales.org.uk


Website address:
www.groundworknorthwales.org.uk


Postal address:
3-4 Plas Power Road, Tanyfron, Wrexham LL11 5SZ


Area covered:
All Wales

Grŵp Hyfforddi: Bro Gele

Contact name:
Irwedd Griffiths


Telephone number:
01492 680499


Email address:
irwedd@outlook.com


Website address:
no website


Postal address:
Nant y Gochel, Abergele, Conwy LL22 8NS


Area covered:
All Wales

Grwp Llandrillo Menai

Contact name:
Dewi Williams


Telephone number:
01286 830261 - extension number: 8539


Email address:
dewiwilliams@gllm.ac.uk


Website address:
www.gllm.ac.uk


Postal address:
Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor Glynllifon, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL54 5DU


Area covered:
North Wales

Jimmy Hughes Training Services Ltd

Contact name:
Rachel Hughes


Telephone number:
01597 850080


Email address:
jhsltd@btinternet.com


Website address:
www.Jimmyhughesservices.co.uk


Postal address:
Dolswydd, Penybont, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5UB


Area covered:
All Wales

mwmac Ltd

Contact names:
Victoria Laurie / Chloe Middleton


Telephone number:
01597 258615


Email address:
victoria@mwmac.co.uk 


Website address:
www.mwmac.co.uk


Postal address:
Coed Pwllacca, Builth Wells, Powys LD2 3SE


Area covered:
All Wales

NPTC Group

Contact name:
Martin Watkin / Catherine Lewis


Telephone number:
03308189342 / 07717512911


Email address:
martin.watkin@nptcgroup.ac.uk


Website address:
www.nptcgroup.ac.uk


Postal address:
Newtown College, Powys SY16 4HX


Area covered:
Mid and South Wales

Phoenix Industrial Training Ltd

Contact name:
Caroline Memmott


Telephone number:
03333 660065


Email address:
carolinem@phoenixitd.co.uk


Website address:
www.phoenixitd.co.uk


Postal address:
7 Bro Infryn, Glasinfryn, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 4UR


Area covered:
All Wales

PMR Direct LTD

Contact name:
Amanda Payne / Mary Rees


Telephone number:
01437 761321


Email address:
apayne@pmr.org.uk / training@pmr.org.uk


Website address:
www.pmrtraining.org.uk


Postal address:
12 Goat Street, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA61 1PX


Area covered:
Mid Wales, South West Wales, South East Wales

Really Pro Ltd

Contact name:
Kelly Monroe / David Lewis


Telephone number:
08448 707568


Email address:
kelly@reallypro.co.uk / david@reallypro.co.uk


Website address:
https://www.reallypro.co.uk/


Postal address:
8 Mansel Street, Carmarthen, SA31 1PX  20 High Street, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 2DA


Area covered:
Mid, South West and South East Wales

Simply the Best Training Consultancy Ltd

Contact name:
Julie M Thomas


Telephone number:
01443 670267


Email address:
julie@simplythebesttc.co.uk


Website address:
www.simplythebesttc.co.uk


Postal address:
Caerlan Farm, Tonypandy, Rhondda Cynon Taff CF40 1SN


Area covered:
Chainsaws, pesticide, first aid and ATV are South East Wales. Everything else is All Wales

St John Ambulance Cymru

Contact name:
Training team


Telephone number:
03456785646


Email address:
training@sjacymru.org.uk


Website address:
www.sjacymru.org.uk


Postal address:
Priory House, Beignon Close, Ocean Way, Cardiff, CF24 5PB


Area covered:

All Wales

Sampson Training Ltd (Grounds Training)

Contact name:
Ellie Parry

 

Telephone number:
01865 509510

 

Email address:
info@groundstraining.com

 

Website address:
www.groundstraining.com

 

Postal address:
Bridgend

 

Area covered:
All Wales
 

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