Moving & Handling People Training

This moving and handling people training course aims to help reduce the risk of injury to both staff members and the services user when performing people moving & handling techniques in the workplace.

The course will identify best practice and correct technique as well as highlighting bad practice and condemned moves.

The course aims to improve delegates’ knowledge of the associated legislation and regulations surrounding safer people moving & handling.

This people moving & handling training course is vital for any staff working in a care environment.

This course is also available as a half day refresher and a Train the Trainer course.

Important Note:

Your staff CANNOT learn these techniques via e-learning or distance learning training.

As I have told others... It is the best, most informative training I have ever attended

Moving and Handling People Training Course Summary

  • Awareness of Legislation including Health and Safety at Work Act, PUWER, LOLER, Manual Handling Regulations Operations (1992)
  • Duties and Responsibilities of Employer and Employee
  • Anatomy of Spine
  • Risk Assessment using safe principles E.L.I.T.E
  • Reducing risk and removing hazards
  • Understanding R.I.D.D.O.R
  • Safe use of correct equipment
  • Knowledge of dangerous moves
  • Ability Test
  • Chair Moves to stand and chair to chair transfer
  • Slings – inserting whilst in bed/in a wheelchair
  • Hoist – bed to chair transfer

If your staff have already completed a full day People Handling course previously please see our half day refresher course.

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Training FAQ's

Where Do You Deliver The Moving & Handling People Training?

We can deliver this training at your premises, as long as it’s within the UK. We also have our own venues in the Midlands if you don’t have access to a training room

Who Is This Training For?

This training is for anyone working within the health and social care sector.

How Many delegates can I have on one session?

We will run this course for a maximum of 12 delegates – however for larger groups we can either provide multiple trainers on the same day or run multiple days to get everyone trained.

Who Will Conduct The Training?

One of our expert tutors, these all have a wealth of first-hand experience and knowledge – so you’ll be in great hands!

We will let you know who is doing the training in advance, you can check out their skills and experience by finding them on our meet the team page.



This course lasts approximately 4-6 hours.


Delegates will be issued with certificates of attendance valid for a period of 1 year.

Online Booking

Please find our full list of open courses available for you to book onto.

Please note these open courses are practical moving & handling only.

Click the links below for more information on our venues

  • Stoke on Trent

We are taking every precaution to keep delegates safe during COVID19. Social distancing will be in effect with reduced class numbers.

Hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes and spray, aprons, gloves and face-shields will all be provided – we only ask you bring a mask and a focussed attitude ready to learn.

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