Course information

Study type Study Tier Start Date Duration Course Contact

Part Time

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25 June 20201 weekJanet Stevens

Course Fee(s)

Fee BandsTuition FeeMaterials FeeExam Fee
Full Cost£75N/AN/A

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for anyone who works in a health and social care setting, such as a residential home, nursing home, hospice, day centre, primary care centre, community hospital or disability service.

The course is written as an introduction to moving and handling people so no prerequisite knowledge is required. The training is appropriate for workers of all levels, including managers, supervisors, full-time and part-time staff and volunteers.

What does it cover?

By the end of this course, you will have gained knowledge of:

  • Be aware of the types of injuries that people may suffer as a result of poor moving and handling practices.
  • Know what the law says about moving and handling people and equipment.
  • Understand how to carry out a risk assessment and personalise the assessment for individuals.
  • Have knowledge of how to use different types of moving and handling equipment safely.
  • Understand good manual handling techniques.
  • Know the steps to follow when preparing to move a person to ensure the move is safe and comfortable for the person involved.

Course delivery and exam

This will be classroom based with practical elements.

Course Duration

This course is a 1/2 Day Course.

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