Moving and Handling of People – Mandatory training is a requirement based upon the responsibility for nursing staff to work in a safe manner. The training modules in the Mandatory Moving and Handling of People Course are appropriate in depth to the level of understanding needed.

Moving and Handling of People training North West

Our Mandatory Moving and Handling of People Training Course provide nurses and care staff with proven traditional classroom training and practical involvement and assessments. This enables nurses and care staff to be compliant with their mandatory training requirements.

This course is designed to meet the requirements and recommendations of the HSE Manual Handling Regulations 1992 as well as other relevant regulations and guidelines. It also includes a module on slips, trips and falls. Correct manual handling training will reduce the risk of accidents occurring by identifying and preventing them.

We can deliver this course on your premises to 6-12 delegates for a group cost of only £425.00 (No Vat to be applied to this cost) thus, reducing your budgeted costs for staff travel and their time out of the business.

Moving and Handling of People in health and social care – who is this course suitable for:

Everyone who carries out manual handling tasks in the course of their work. Including 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 including domiciliary staff. We can deliver this course to residential care home staff anywhere in Liverpool, Manchester or North Wales.

Duration:
Half Day (4 hours) We are flexible with starting times to meet the needs of your business.

Course aims:
Our Mandatory Moving and Handling of People Training Course provide nurses and care staff with proven traditional classroom training and practical involvement and assessments.The Moving and Handling of People training course provides substantial background knowledge on the subject of moving and handling. It will enable care homes and healthcare services to build on the information gained from this course and provide the practical aspect of training on the job, saving long hours in classrooms.

At the end of this course delegates will have the competence to deliver up to date moving and people handling training so that, risks are reduced to employees and patients/residents. This combination of knowledge plus practical training at work can greatly reduce the amount of injuries from poor moving and handling practices.

Moving and Handling of People – course content:

This Moving and Handling of people training course is presented by means of tutorials, practical exercises and group discussions over 4 hours and course content includes:

  • Principles of Movement
  • Anatomy of the Spine and Types of Injuries
  • Manual Handling Responsibilities
  • Key Elements of People Moving
  • Biomechanics and Ergonomics
  • People Moving Equipment

  • People Moving – Risk Assessments/ Personal Plan
  • Recording & Reporting
  • Moving a Person in a Bed and Use of Slings/Host
  • Risk Assessment
  • Health & Safety at Work 1974

Assessment and Certification:
At the end of the training candidates will have the competence to provide correct people handling techniques so that risks are reduced to them and patients/residents. There will be continued assessment throughout the course by the tutor. Each Candidate will receive a Certificate of attendance which is valid for 3 years.

Poor moving and handling practice can lead to:

back pain and musculoskeletal disorders, which can lead to inability to work
moving and handling accidents – which can injure both the person being moved and the employee
discomfort and a lack of dignity for the person being moved

For guidance and more information on Moving and handling in health and social care please visit the Health and Safety Executives website section on Moving and Handling of People in the Social Care sector.

Moving and Handling of People Training delivered directly in your place of work anywhere in the North West including:

  • Liverpool
  • Manchester
  • St Helens


  • Wigan
  • Wirral
  • North Wales

For more information on the Moving and Handling of People awareness training offered by Training Solutions North West and how we can help you find the right training courses for your business please email us or alternatively, call us on 01978 359 441 or 0151 515 0416  and speak with one of our training Consultants.