Moving and Handling in Health and Social Care is a key part of the working day for most employees and poor moving and handling techniques can lead to musculoskeletal disorders and serious accidents. Employers must follow the Moving and Handling legislation and provide their employees with regular training in order to help reduce or remove the risk of injury. Our Moving and Handling training course is perfect for this.

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About this course

Knowing how to move and handle people correctly is vital to providing the utmost care for your patients. You do not want any legal proceedings based on incorrect processes being taken and a patient getting harmed. This is why any employee who works with people who need to be moved or handled as a part of their role needs to know what they are doing and do it safely.

Our mandatory Moving and Handling training course will provide learners with the correct moving and handling techniques you should follow, along with how moving and lifting people could be hazardous to both themselves and the service user. This online training course informs you about the several moving and handling legislations you must follow and the responsibilities of both the employer and employee. Get instant access today!

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Course Outline

  • The aim of this Moving and Handling training course is to greater increase your knowledge of moving and handling people safely, the risks involved and the relevant moving and handling legislation.

    The key points covered in this course are:

Definition of Moving and Handling
Moving and Handling Legislation
Moving and Handling Principles
Your company policy
Workplace accidents
Risk assessments
Key skills

Learning Outcomes

What is moving and handling of care
Name some key pieces of legislation relating to moving and handling
Understand the principles of safe moving and handling
Identify your company policy on moving and handling
Understand different types of injuries and accidents in the workplace
Describe the risk assessment process
Learn or refresh key skills for moving and handling
Practice moving and handling tasks frequently used in your workplace

How to Sign Up 

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Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff.

Complete Course

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Become Certified

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Dependent on delivery method, this course takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate.

Entry & Level

There are no barriers to entry on this course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all. 


On completion of this course, either download your certificate or access at a later date online. 


This course is CPD accredited. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.