Moving and Handling of People

Moving and Handling of PeoplePlease note 3B Training no longer delivers this course:

If your role involves moving and handling of people; e.g. patients, service users or residents you need to know how to do it safely. From using specialist equipment to simply assisting people to walk, the training is required.

How long is the course?
One Day

Who should attend the Moving and Handling course?
This course is suitable for anyone who works in a health and social care setting.

Is the Moving and Handling course accredited?
3B Training accredited

When does my certificate expire?
Three years

Entry Requirements

Delegates must be able to read, write and understand English well to attend the course. Any pre-existing injuries you may have must be disclosed before the course.

Course Objectives

The course consists of both classroom and practical learning.

By the end of the training, the delegates will:

  • Understand the associated legislation around handling and moving people
  • Be aware of the types of injuries that people may suffer as a result of poor techniques
  • Understand good manual handling techniques
  • Understand your roles and responsibilities when moving and handling an individual
  • Understanding of basic risk assessments

Course Content of Moving and Handling of People

  • Health and Safety at Work 1974
  • Manual Handling Regulations 1999
  • Duty of care – Roles and Responsibilities
  • Moving and handling assessments
  • Basic principles of safer handling
  • Company handling policy
  • The human anatomy

What is Required to Pass the Moving and Handling of People Course?

The tutor assesses the delegates continually throughout the course. All delegates must be interactive in the classroom-based discussions and activities.

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