Safe Moving & Handling Of People Training

Course Detail

This training is designed for staff working in areas where the assistance and movement of people is an essential part of their role. Essential training for people who work in the care sector and medical professions to ensure they understand the importance of carrying out their role safely.

6 -12 Hours duration dependant on requirements


Course Content

  • What is manual handling?
  • Legislation and Statistics:
  • Risk assessments:-
  • Factors relevant to lifting & handling:
  • Common unsafe moving and lifting techniques:
  • Practical:-
  • Moving an object
  • Lifting an object
  • Turning an object
  • Using equipment (if appropriate)

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This course is based on continual assessment and a multiple choice question paper.


On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a certification of attendance valid for 3 yearsThis course is available as a Level 2 qualification if required


We now run all our East Lancashire courses from the new Burnley Dedicated Training venue which provides free parking and easy motorway access. We also have venues available in Bolton and Chorley.