october, 2021

11oct9:30 am4:30 pmFeatured***Places Available*** | Moving and Handling of People Training | Open Course in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire | 11th October 2021Providing attendees with the knowledge to protect themselves and those in their care from injury, whilst carrying out moving & handling procedures.

Event Details

Welcome to the “Excellence in Care Series”

We understand that a lot of businesses find it difficult to release all staff to attend training.  For this reason we are now running open courses at our training venue in Cheltenham to give organisations and individuals the opportunity to book onto a course with minimum disruption to the working day.

Our open courses are ideal for anyone working in the healthcare sector.  You can attend the courses as an individual or a number of your staff can be booked onto the course.  There are a maximum of 15 places available.

Training made easy for you

With a lot of new regulations coming into force, it is vital now more than ever that you are able to provide appropriate training for your workforce.

Supporting you with staff recruitment & retention

It’s a fact that quality training increases recruitment and aids retention.  A vital issue in your sector where good staff seem to be becoming ever more thin on the ground. Our bespoke training packages are designed specifically to help you.

Helping you increased productivity

Well trained staff are able to carry out their duties more efficiently.  Organisations with a well trained workforce suffer less safeguard incidents.  Well trained staff work more efficiently and have more confidence in their job role.

Improving standards of care delivery

Support your staff to deliver a quality patient/client centred approach to care in your healthcare setting.

Moving and Handling of People Training

This Moving and Handling Training course 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.

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.  A certificate of attendance will be provided.

Cost:  £78.00 per person which includes refreshments.



(Monday) 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


The New Club

2 Montpellier Parade


Tidal Training Ltd

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For more information and pricing please contact one of the team and we will be delighted to support you.

Email: contact@tidaltraining.co.uk
Landline: 01242 371 999

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