Moving & Handling (People) – Theory & Practical Update

Course Highlights

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  • Delivered in your own workplace
  • Certificates issued on successful completion
  • Course mapped to QCF units
  • Delivered by experienced and qualified trainers
  • Fun and Interactive
  • Detailed course information here

Course Price: £550.00 Plus VAT Including Certification


Course Details

Moving & Handling (People) – Theory and Practical Update

Course Overview
This course is suitable for social care workers who:

* need to update their knowledge and skills in moving and handling people
* need to achieve their annual refresher

Course Content
This course is delivered to groups of up to 10 learners in the workplace. This 6 hour course provides you with an update on the following:

* Moving & Handling Statistics
* The Law
* Anatomy & Biomechanics
* Functions of the Spine
* Vertebrae & The Spine
* Causes of Back Pain
* Ergonomics & Risk Assessment
* TILE – Application of Risk Assessment
* Controversial Techniques
* Principles of Safer Handling

You will be assessed on your practical application of safe moving and handling techniques, using:

* Hoists & slings
* Slide sheets
* Transfer belts & boards
* Transfer to and from bed and chair

However, we will use the equipment you use in your workplace, so therefore the equipment may vary.

Overview

This moving and handling course is suited to assess your competence in moving and handling people in the workplace and providing you with an update of your knowledge and practice.  The course will look at current theory and legislation in the morning and you will then be assessed in your practical skills in the afternoon.

This course is delivered in your workplace to a maximum of 10 candidates.  Your workplace will be expected to provide the following to enable the trainer to train you in the equipment you will be using:

* Profile bed
* Mobile hoist and sling
* Tubular slide sheet
* Transfer board

Your workplace will need to ensure that the equipment has been recently quality checked and is safe to use.

Duration: 6 hours


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