This qualification is for those responsible for the moving and handling of individuals within the health and social care sector. It is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and understanding of the safe process of moving people to prevent injury to themselves and the person being moved, whilst also covering the legal requirements regarding the handling of people. This qualification is available to those over 18 years. Candidates should be at least at level 2 numeracy and literacy or equivalent. Candidates should also be physically capable of demonstrating a range of moving and handling techniques.
- Health and Safety at Work 1974
- Moving and handling assessments
- Basic principles of safer handling
- Company handling policy
- Unsafe moves
- Knowing the requirements of safe use of equipments
- Moving and transferring
- Manual Handling Regulations 1999
- Duty of care
All courses use various methods of engagement including Presentations, Q and A, Case studies, Group discussions, Short Films and Course hand-outs.