Elevate Your Expertise in Moving & Handling of People Refresher Course

Moving & Handling of People Refresher

Welcome to our Moving & Handling of People Refresher Course tailored for healthcare and support workers in Scotland. In the dynamic field of patient care, ensuring the safety and well-being of both caregivers and patients is paramount. This update session is designed to refresh and enhance your knowledge, equipping you with the latest insights and techniques in manual handling.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand Manual Handling Injuries
  • Personal Checklist Mastery
  • Navigate Regulations
  • Unlock Biomechanics and Ergonomics
  • Evaluate Controversial Techniques
  • Identify Risks and Responsibilities
  • Risk Assessment
  • Importance of Verbal Communication
  • Tailoring Approaches to the Individual
  • Equipment Proficiency

Course Format

The Moving & Handling of People Refresher 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. It is advised that participants attend the full day Moving & Handling of People course every 3 years and complete this update session each year in between.

Additional Information

Length: The course duration is approximately 3 hours, which includes a break.

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.

Ready to book your training session?

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.

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.