Course Duration: 4 hours

Course Description

This short training course provides students with the essential knowledge and understanding of the safe process of moving people to prevent injury to themselves and the person being moved, whilst also covering the legal requirements regarding the handling of people.

This course is presented through a mixture of theory, practical exercises, and group discussions

Course Enquiry

Who is This Course For?

People who want to learn best practice in moving and handling techniques. Primarily aimed at those who care for patients in the nursing and care industry.


Certification is dependent on successful continuous assessment of the student through a mixture of theory and practice. This course should be refreshed every three years.

What Will You Learn?

  • How to move people safely using the correct equipment so that moving and handling risks are reduced to the lowest level.
  • Health & Safety at Work 1974
  • Relevant regulations
  • Duty of care
  • Moving and handling assessments
  • Unsafe moves
  • Company handling policy
  • Anatomy
  • Practical
  • Working with equipment
  • Moving and transferring
  • Basic principles of safer handling