Course Code: TT140 - Course Duration: 6 Hours

This Moving and Handling training is aimed at those staff who move or aid the movement of the service users in their care.  The training covers all aspects of correct & safe people handling including lifting aids.  Practical instruction will be included when the training is delivered on-site, allowing staff the use of the actual equipment that the they will be working with from day to day.

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The course is focused on providing attendees with the knowledge to protect themselves and those in their care from injury, whilst carrying out moving & handling procedures.

Course Content

  • Relevant legislation
  • Risk assessment
  • Potential injuries
  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Correct moving techniques
  • Importance of good base movement
  • Moving & handling aids including hoists
  • Importance of communication
  • Practical use of equipment


We will introduce and demonstrate the principles of approved Moving and Handling of People techniques and enable staff to achieve a 24 hour approach to back care.


We look at the causes of lower back pain and other related manual handling injuries.

We also look at human anatomy and discover how we can sometimes cause harm to ourselves during everyday work activities. Once we are able to understand this we can take care to prevent occurrences of manual handling related injuries.

Legislation and risk assessments are also covered with staff being given basic knowledge they require to undertake a simple risk assessments and understand their responsibilities in keeping themselves and the people in their care safe.

Course Assessment and Certification

The trainer will check understanding, involvement and the ability of all students throughout the duration of the course.

On successful completion of the course students will receive a certificate of attendance which is valid for 3 years.

Please note the we advise an annual update for all staff who attend this course.

Open Courses

Moving and Handling of People training is also delivered on one of our “Excellence in CareSeries open courses in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

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Onsite Training Locations

Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small organisations across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisation’s work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you. Our clients do not have to pay for mileage or any other added extras.

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Onsite Training for Moving and Handling of People Training

This moving and handling training for carers and all of the other health & social care courses we provide can be delivered in most town and cities in England, Wales and Scotland including:

  • Aberdeen
  • Bangor
  • Bath
  • Birmingham
  • Bradford
  • Brighton and Hove
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Canterbury
  • Cardiff
  • Carlisle
  • Chester
  • Chichester
  • Coventry
  • Derby
  • Dundee
  • Durham
  • Edinburgh
  • Ely
  • Exeter
  • Glasgow
  • Gloucester
  • Hereford
  • Inverness
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • Lancaster
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • Lichfield
  • Lincoln
  • Liverpool
  • City of London
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Newport
  • Norwich
  • Nottingham
  • Oxford
  • Perth
  • Peterborough
  • Plymouth
  • Portsmouth
  • Preston
  • Ripon
  • Salford
  • Salisbury
  • Sheffield
  • Southampton
  • St Albans
  • St Davids
  • Stirling
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Sunderland
  • Swansea
  • Truro
  • Wakefield
  • Wells
  • Westminster
  • Winchester
  • Wolverhampton
  • Worcester
  • York
  • Wherever you are!