Information on the course.

This course is often run in conjunction with our Moving and Handling course and we ask that delegates have attended this or an equivalent as a pre-requisite to attendance

This four-hour course deals specifically with the moving and handling of a person without harm coming to that person. It is most relevant to health and social care workers and providers.


Course content

  • You will learn to move and handle people safely so that risks are reduced.
  • Risk assessment
  • Principles of handling people who need assistance with their care.
  • Assisting mobility.
  • Assisting people in chairs.
  • Assisting people in beds inc. use of a slide sheet.
  • The use of equipment inc. Hoisting.


Assessment and certification

Candidates are assessed by the trainer through observation. Successful candidates will receive a certificate of attendance valid for 12 months

This course is interactive and therefore it is requested that all delegates are dressed appropriately.

Course Duration

Half Day. 3-4 Hours (Depending on Course Numbers)


Minimum 4. Maximum 12.
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