Who should attend:
The course is suitable for all persons working in care settings that require moving and handling people.
To be working or intending to work in a care setting.
The course is delivered over six contact hours, and has been designed to cover the elements that are for the safe moving and handling people.
The course gives the participants the skills to be able to assist in moving and handling people, and covers a variety of topics as detailed below.
It also gives an overview of the relevant legislative considerations in moving and handling in the workplace.
- Key Legislation
- Undertaking Moving and Handling Risk Assessment
- Basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Spine
- Principles and Practice of Load Handling
All candidates who attend the entire course and who complete the assessment will be issued with a certificate.