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Moving and Handling and Risk Assessment of People - Train the Trainer - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

Microsoft Teams Webinar, n/a
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 Staff
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
ESCC Directly Provided Services / Independent Care Sector, Carers & Voluntary Sector
Health and Safety
Course description

Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting. The link to join the training will be sent one week before the day of the event. Please note this email will be sent from the East Sussex Learning Portal. Please make sure you check your Spam/Junk folders for this email.

Please read the attached document "Attending Online Training" before joining the course.

This is a 4 day Moving and Handling and Risk Assessment Train the Trainer Course. There are 4 sessions held as follows:

* 1 session is via MS TEAMS (Day 1)
* 3 are face to face (Days 2, 3 and 4)

Session 1 - Theory, legislation, lifting principles etc 4 hour session via MS TEAMS
Session 2 - Face to face – equipment familiarisation and techniques face to face 6 Hours
Session 3 - Risk assessment theory, face to face 3 hours 
Session 4 - Equipment and techniques, test and presentations, face to face 6 hours

This course is specifically for the manual handling training of people, not loads. It is geared to people who supervise, induct and/ or train staff in moving and handling of clients.

The course covers:

• Key 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
• A range of safe manual handling manoeuvres and techniques
• Ability testing
• Manual handling equipment including assisted standing equipment, hoists and slide sheets
• The learning styles and principles to become an effective teacher and assess staff competencies in the work place.

The course requires candidates to complete a risk assessment, deliver a teaching presentation and pass a written test.

Training objectives

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

Learning outcomes

By the end of this session, it is anticipated candidates will:

* Have a working 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
* Be able to risk assess unsafe practices of controversial techniques and understand and be able to teach the injury risks of each
* Demonstrate the skills and confidence to convey moving and handling knowledge and skills to others.


Additional Information

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. Candidates will need to wear PPE.

NB. please note there is no access to any drinks or refreshments, so candidates will need to bring their own with them.

Start Date
Monday 31 January 2022
End Date
Tuesday 22 February 2022
Closing Date
Sunday 30 January 2022
09:30 - 13:30
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