People Handling/Paediatric Moving And Handling Training

Course Description

This course is for staff who move or aid the movement of the service users for whom they care. The training will cover all aspects of correct & safe people handling including lifting aids and hoists. Practical instruction will be possible when the training is delivered on site, allowing use of the actual equipment that the delegates will be working with.

This course is focused on providing attending delegates with the knowledge to protect themselves and those in their care from injury whilst carrying out lifting procedures.

People Handling Training

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
SC02021 Year1/2 or 1 Day (dependant upon delivery method)Formal--

Course Programme

  • Introduction and course overview
  • Why train for people handling?
  • Relevant legislation
  • Risk assessment
  • Potential injuries
  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Correct lifting techniques
  • Importance of good base movement
  • Moving & handling aids incl. hoists
  • Importance of communication
  • Practical (where applicable)
  • Course evaluation
  • Delivery Options:
  • SC0202 – People Handling incl. Hoist Instruction – 1 day
  • SC0202.1 – People Handling incl. Hoist Instruction refresher – 1/2 day
  • SC0202.2 – People Handling excl. Hoist Instruction – 1 day
  • SC0202.3 – People Handling excl. Hoist Instruction Refresher – 1/2 day
  • SC0202.4 – People Handling Theory – 1/2 day
  • SC0202.5 – People Handling – Train the Trainer – 3 days
  • SC0202.6 – People Handling Practical – 1/2 day
  • SC0202.8 – Paediatric Moving & Handling Refresher – 1/2 day
  • SC0202.9 – Paediatric Moving & Handling – 1 day

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