Master safe Moving & Handling techniques for healthcare and support workers.

Moving & Handling of People

This Moving & Handling of People course is designed to equip healthcare and support workers with essential skills and knowledge to ensure the safe handling of individuals in their care. Participants will learn best practices, legislation compliance, and risk assessment to prevent injuries and maintain a safe care environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand legislation for safer moving and handling.
  • Develop awareness and understanding of the knowledge and skills required to use appropriate equipment.
  • Learn safe moving and handling principles.
  • Acquire skills for effective risk assessing.
  • Prevent injury to oneself and others.
  • Gain insights into ergonomics and its importance.
  • Recognise poor practices and their consequences.
  • Improve communication in handling situations.
  • Demonstrate practical skills for safe moving and handling.

Course Format

The Moving & Handling of People course will be delivered in an interactive face-to-face classroom environment. This session will include a combination of theoretical presentations, practical demonstrations, group discussions, case studies, and hands-on activities. Experienced instructors will guide participants, allowing ample opportunities to practice skills in a safe learning environment.

Assessment Methods & Certification

Participants will undergo continuous assessment during the course, which includes practical demonstrations and knowledge-based evaluations. Successful completion of the assessments will result in certification. The certification provided by our company is valid for 3 years, and participants can renew it through further training or recertification.

Additional Information

Length: The course duration is approximately 7 hours, which includes breaks and a lunch period.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites are required for participants to enroll in this course.

Required Materials: Participants are required to wear appropriate footwear and clothing during the practical sessions.


We offer onsite training, accommodating both large and small organisations. Our experienced trainers can deliver the course at your organisation's premises, ensuring convenience and relevance to your specific care environment.

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For group bookings, please use the “book now” button below. If you prefer personalised assistance, reach out to us via phone or email, and our dedicated team will ensure your training session is tailored to your organisation's requirements and availability. For individual bookings, please check our upcoming courses.

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Meeting Your Training Needs

The training offered will change over different periods of the year and in relation to changes in practice, we need to keep this fresh & up to date.