Moving and Handling of People Course

Moving and Handling of People Course

Course description
This short training course provides students with the essential knowledge and understanding of the safe process of moving people to prevent injury to themselves and the person being moved, whilst also covering the legal requirements regarding the handling of people.

This course is presented through a mixture of theory, practical exercises, and group discussions.

Who is the course suitable for?
People who want to learn best practice in moving and handling techniques. Primarily aimed at those who care for patients in the nursing and care industry.

What you will learn
How to move people safely using the correct equipment so that moving and handling risks are reduced to the lowest level.

Learning Outcomes

  • Health & Safety at Work 1974
  • Relevant regulations
  • Duty of care
  • Moving and handling assessments
  • Unsafe moves
  • Company handling policy
  • Anatomy
  • Practical
  • Working with equipment
  • Moving and transferring
  • Basic principles of safer handling

Assessment and Certification
Certification is dependent on successful continuous assessment of the student throughout.
This course should be refreshed every year.

3 hours

We work with each client separately so please contact for costs.
All costs are inclusive of onsite delivery, course materials and certification.

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CPD Certification Service
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