This course is ideal for all workplace requirements, as it includes safer moving and positioning of people as well as manual handling of objects. The course is designed to meet the requirements and recommendations of the HSE Manual Handling Regulations 1992 as well as other relevant regulations and guidelines. It also includes a module on slips, trips and falls.
It can be taken as a online, blended or classroom course by one of our approved instructors. The online course also acts as a good refresher course for those who just need their skills to be refreshed.
This qualification is intended as a further development qualification for those working in areas where the assistance and movement of people is an essential part of their role.Individuals gaining this qualification will learn that any moving and handling must be carried out correctly and recognise the importance of this in ensuring a safer working environment for all. Learners will develop their knowledge and skill in relation to moving and handling, including:
Learners will also develop the specialist knowledge and skills related to moving people safely, including:
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This course comes with 4.0 hrs (6.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 19 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.
The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.
LO 1. Understand Health and Safety legislation and regulations relating to Moving and positioning of people
LO 2 Understand Person Centred Legislation, regulations and policies/procedures/codes of practice
LO 3. Understand musculoskeletal injuries and the spine
LO 4. Understand principles of lifting including centre of gravity, base of support, position of power and biomechanics
LO 5. Be Able to Identify controversial techniques and shoulder injury prevention
LO 6. Understand Patient/service user/clients skin
LO7. Be able to use equipment and correct moving and positioning techniques
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