This is a course for moving and handling trainers who directly train staff in safe moving and handling of people techniques and how to complete moving and handling of people risk assessments.
The course is an in-depth 4 day course, spread over 2-5 weeks. Please note: not all days will necessarily be the same day of the week.
This course is specifically for the moving and handling training of people, NOT LOADS.
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 flip-flops or open toe sandals.
This 4 day course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to train others in the moving and handling of people and in the conducting of individual, balanced moving and handling risk assessments.
The course covers:
The course also covers 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.
By the end of these sessions, it is anticipated candidates will: