View Details

Refresher Update Day for Moving and Handling and Risk Assessment of People - Train the Trainer

Firwood House FIRS, Firwood House, Brassey Avenue
Admin Contact
Adult Social Care Training Mailbox (
Target Audience
Directly Provided Services (ESCC) / PVI Adults (Private, Voluntary and Independent Care Sector) / Voluntary and Community Sector
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
ESCC Directly Provided Services / Independent Care Sector, Carers & Voluntary Sector
Moving and Handling
Course description

1 day Moving and Handling and Risk Assessment Train the Trainer update course.

The course is recommended approximately 2 years after candidates complete the 4 day Moving and Handling Train the Trainer course.

  • The course aims to update candidates in any changes to legislation affecting the manual handling of people, anatomy of the spine and how to reduce the risk of spinal injury including Biomechanics principles;

  • The importance of individual client centred risk assessments, how to complete them and moving and handling plans;

  • The practical element will review a range of safe manual handling manoeuvers, techniques and equipment including assisted standing equipment, hoists and slide sheets.

Prior to the course, candidates will be given a practical short scenario to prepare and present to their fellow candidates.

For the practical element participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate. Footwear should be flat/ low heel and closed in toes. No flipflops or open toe sandals.



Training objectives

This one day refresher course will provide you with updated knowledge, skills and confidence to train others in the moving and handling of people and in conducting individual, balanced moving and handling risk assessments.

The course allows candidates an opportunity to reflect on their training since attending the 4 day course.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this session, candidates will:

  • Update their knowledge of legislation relating to Moving and Handling and how it influences and affects manual handling for the employer, employee and client

  • Be confident in using and training staff in a wide range of pieces of manual handling equipment and to be able to explain how it may be used in the safer moving and handling of people.

  • Be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of up-to-date practical skills in the moving and handling of adults in a care setting;

  • Be able to undertake a moving and handling risk assessment,

  • To be able to risk assess unsafe practices of controversial techniques and understand and be able to teach the injury risks of each.

  • To demonstrate the skills and confidence to convey moving and handling knowledge and skills to others.

Additional Information
Start Date
Tuesday 15 October 2019
End Date
Tuesday 15 October 2019
Closing Date
Monday 14 October 2019
09:45 - 16:30
Maximum Places
Login to view cost
Number of Sessions