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This course is designed to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills on how to safely perform moving and handling practices within their workplace. It will aim to develop an understanding of the importance of safe practice including theoretical and practical skills.

Who needs this qualification?
Any individual who works within the health and social care sector.

Course Content

  • Using Body Weight and Balance to move people
  • Handling Belts/Straps
  • Slide Boards
  • Sitting to Sitting Transfers
  • Turntables
  • Guiding someone up from the floor
  • Hoist Transfers
  • Safe Techniques V. Dangerous Techniques
  • Handling Aids