Safer People Moving & Handling Train the Trainer

This safer people moving & handling train the trainer course is ideal for those who are looking to start teaching safer people/patient moving & handling or anyone looking to refresh their own teaching skills and course content.

Please ensure you read our training FAQ’s below to ensure this is the right course for your requirements.

If you are already a qualified safer people moving & handling train the trainer please click here to book onto our update course.

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People Moving & Handling Train the Trainer Course Summary

The course is run over 2 days you will learn to teach and assess the following key areas:

  • PUWER, LOLER and the Manual Handling Regulations Operations (1992)
  • The anatomy of the spine
  • How to risk assess using E.L.I.T.E safe principles
  • The importance of reducing risk and removing hazards
  • Correct understanding of R.I.D.D.O.R
  • How to choose and use the correct equipment safely
  • Condemned and dangerous moves
  • Practical skills – Chair moves, slings, slide sheets and hoisting

NOTE: Delegates MUST have prior knowledge of Moving & Handling of People before attending this course.

IMPORTANT – Please note that our Public course is delivered in a blended format. Day 1 is Face to Face at the specified venue and Day 2 will be virtual via Zoom.

Moving & Handling Train the Trainer FAQ's

Do I need to have prior knowledge before attending this course?

Yes you do. You need to have prior knowledge and competence within the subject. This course is to teach you to deliver your own course on the subject, not to teach you the subject itself.

Will I have to conduct a microteach?

Yes, you will be required to conduct a minimum 15 minute microteach during the course to the rest of the class.

Can I purchase the presentations and materials to use in my own courses?

Yes you can, Just ask a member of staff and they can run you through the whole process!

Where Do You Deliver Training?

We can deliver this Train the Trainer course 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. We are also able to run this as a blended course (1 Day face to face and 1 day Virtual).

How Do You Deliver The Training?

We will deliver the moving & handling train the trainer at your premises for a group of up to 8 delegates.

We also offer open courses for individuals which can be booked below if available.

Who Is This Training For?

This training is for anyone who wishes to run their own training courses within this specific subject.

Who Can I Teach After Attending This Course?

Please note you can only teach “inhouse” staff. If you wish to train delegates outside of your organisation you will need a Level 3 Award in Education and Training or a teaching qualification.

How Many delegates can i have on one session?

We will run this course for a maximum of 8 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 who have an abundance of training and assessing 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 12 hours over 2 days


Delegates will be issued with certificates of completion valid for a period of 3 years.

Online Booking

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

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.

See you all soon.

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