The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 as the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies.

Osteopathic Solutions provide CPD Certification Service Accredited Manual Handling Training Programmes onsite and  Manual Handling Instructor Courses at public venues across the UK.

Our comprehensive, 'business wide' CPD Certification Service accreditation project was completed in July 2019.

CPD Certification Service Accredited

Manual Handling Training 


The accreditation process started with an Online Application with The CPD Certification Service Quality Consultant. Following this meeting using their Accreditation Programme Information Form, extensive documents were completed by our Director of Osteopathic Solutions, Gareth Milner supplying The CPD Certification Service information including the following:

Manual Handling Train the Trainer
  • Programme aims, objectives, learning outcomes, structure & delivery

  • UK Team Organisational Chart listing key roles & responsibilities for staff involved in delivery, supporting training, assessment & quality assurance

  • Assessment method including management of attendee retakes

  • Precourse & post course management

  • Version control & change history for all training & assessment materials

  • Inductions & professional development records & plans for all staff involved in delivery, assessment & quality assurance

  • Documented quality assurance strategy & procedures/ internal monitoring & evaluation processes/ procedure

This comprehensive process has supported business wide developments including specific Programme improvements with the attendee Manual Handling Instructor (Trainer) Practical Assessment (involving itemised marking criteria) and our Version 2 Manual Handling Instructor (Train the Trainer) Assessor Course Booklet.

We are proud as a team of this accreditation and look forward to working with The CPD Certification Service for the long term and continuously improving our Instructor Programmes for our clients, helping them to reduce their manual handling related injuries with best practice, in-house, bespoke manual handling training and risk assessment programmes ensuring their compliance with UK Health & Safety Legislation including the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

The principal Quality Assurer of our CPD Certification Accredited Programmes is Director and Business Owner of Osteopathic Solutions Gareth Milner (left photo below), supported by our Senior Manual Handling Experts and Occupational Osteopaths Jonathan Simmonds (central photo) and Paul Henaghan (right photo).




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Osteopathic Solutions Ltd

T:  0845 299 3513

Company Registration Number: 07743200

VAT Registration Number: 139 388572

CPD Certification Service Member Number: 12602

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