Moving and Handling Classroom Training Course - Level 2 Skills for Health Aligned - Book UK Venues

The Mandatory Training Group
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Moving and Handling Classroom Training Course - Level 2 Skills for Health Aligned - Book UK Venues

Safe Moving & Handling of People & Objects Training - Level 2

Course venue: Any suitable UK venue or workplace

Target audience: Locum & Agency Workers; Nurses; Healthcare Assistants; Support Workers; Care Staff.

Moving and Handling training fee: £525 + VAT (Combine up to 3 courses for a full day's training at just £595 + VAT) - This is course dependent.

Maximum delegates: 20 delegates per session (any health & social care workers)

Course duration: 3 - 4 hours (AM/PM)

Certification: Certificate of attendance electronically issued per each delegate (valid for 1 year) next working day

Course format: Trainer will cover key legislation, regulations and recommended practice. The course will also include demonstrations, simulations, role play and assessments in line with CQC key lines of enquiry (KLOEs), Skills for Health UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), Skills for Care, Resuscitation Council (UK), Health and Safety Executive and the National Back Exchange

Dress code: Wear casual/comfortable clothing as practical assessment is required.

Schedule of training: Annual refresher as per regulatory guidelines

How to book for the courses: Select from the moving and handling courses above (choose date and time to suit you) and book online using our secure online booking system. Alternatively, please call 02476100090 or CLICK HERE to email our training team.

Ofqual regulated qualification: If you require certification regulated by Ofqual, we can provide this for an additional £15 per person.

Do you want us to book a training venue: We can support you with sourcing a suitable UK training venue for the training to take place. We will quote on request. Call 02476100090 for more details.

Equipment provided: Our trainer will provide all necessary training equipment, including; hoist slings, transfer boards and handling belts. If you require large/heavy equipment, such as; standing hoists or rota stands, this will incur an additional fee of £295.

Important information:

  • The training venue should be quiet and uninterrupted throughout.
  • Staff should not be expected to be on duty and must attend the full session to be certified.
  • We offer flexible dates, call to book a day that suits you and your business.

What does this moving and handling course cover?

  • To gain an understanding of the anatomy of the spine and general ergonomics
  • To gain an understanding of the risks associated with moving and handling
  • To gain an understanding of relevant legislation and guidelines
  • To gain an understanding and demonstration of safe techniques for moving and handling
  • Be able to undertake effective risk assessment
  • Safety and confidence when using aids such as hoists, slings, stand aids and slide sheets among others
  • be able to recognise manual handling risk factors and how injuries can occur
  • understand employers and employee's responsibilities under relevant national Health & Safety legislation including most recent versions of the Manual Handling Operation Regulations
  • understand their own responsibilities under local organisational policies for Moving and Handling
  • know where additional advice and information can be sought relating to Moving and Handling issues
  • be able to use an ergonomic approach to manual handling and other work tasks leading to improved working posture
  • understand principles of good back care to promote general musculoskeletal health
  • understand the principles of safer handling
  • know the factors to be included in undertaking a dynamic risk assessment prior to undertaking a moving and handling activity
  • understand how the organisation uses its risk management processes to inform safe systems of work
  • be able to choose suitable risk control strategies, resources and support available to facilitate good practice following a risk assessment appropriate to the staff member’s role.

Moving and handling training refresher certification

On successful completion of the Moving and Handling Training Refresher course, you will be sent a digital (PDF) certificate of attendance, detailing the refresher courses undertaken and pass marks for the theoretical assessments. Please note your certificate is only valid for one year.

Do you require moving and handling training at your venue?

If you require Manual Handling Training at your venue, please complete the booking form below stating your training requirements and a brief description of your organisation, the nature of work that the delegates do and their specific job roles. All our mandatory training courses are tailored to your organisational needs and requirements in order to ensure the training you receive will benefit the whole of your team.

Why is moving and handling training important?

Healthcare settings can pose significant moving and handling challenges and risks. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders, including manual handling injuries, are the most common type of occupational ill health in the UK (Health and Safety Executive 2011). Given the nature, type and frequency of moving and handling activities undertaken the risks of injury to staff and patients are considerable and need to be minimised. As part of health and safety at work requirements, employers are expected to provide training on key health and safety risks and this has been supplemented with additional guidance covering the specific activity of moving and handling.

Who is the moving and handling course for?

The Manual Handling course for all healthcare workers including; doctors, nurses, support workers, mental health workers, practitioners and AHP’s. All courses are CPD accredited and in line with the Skills for Health Framework. These mandatory health and social care courses are important and depending on the course type are ‘mandatory’ courses in the healthcare practice sector. Employers must ensure staff are up to date with training and compliance in line with CQC requirements. These courses ensure competency and thorough knowledge of subject, as well as ensuring good practice in the workplace.

Health and safety training - meeting employers' legal obligations

The Mandatory Training Group's online health and safety course helps UK employers and employees alike to fulfil the health and safety regulations. Our health and safety courses provide the essential knowledge and understanding as required by regulatory authorities.

Why choose the Mandatory Training Group for your moving & handling training?

The Mandatory Training Group is a leading healthcare training and social care training provider. We are a National Skills Academy national training delivery partner. We offer a variety of face to face health and social care training courses and CPD accredited online courses in line with the Skills for Health Core Skills Training Framework (UKCSTF). We specialise in several areas of healthcare, including; mandatory training courses, clinical skills and patient observations training, mental health courses, basic life support courses, manual handling courses and specialist health and social care courses. All training courses and workshops are delivered by experienced professionals who have years of experience working within the academic/research, NHS and private sectors.

Benefits of training with The Mandatory Training Group

√ National Skills Academy for Health national delivery partner √ UK accredited e-learning provider √ nationally recognised CPD certificates √ interactive online learning courses √ free blended learning environment for individuals and organisations √ competitively priced online training courses

Moving and Handling Classroom Training Course - Level 2 Skills for Health Aligned - Book UK Venues

Dates available on arrangement

The Mandatory Training Group can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

The Mandatory Training Group can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.
The Mandatory Training Group is a leading provider of statutory and mandatory training courses for health and social care organisations across the UK. We also provide specialist clinical training courses for doctors, registered nurses, allied health professionals and health and social care support workers.

If you require bespoke training programs from your organisation, please contact our Support Team to see how we can help.
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