Handling and Moving People

Designed for people working in the health and social care sector in Ipswich, Suffolk and East Anglia

Candidates will undergo a formative assessment during the course.  

A certificate will be awarded to all candidates on successful completion of the course.

No prior learning is required for this course

3 hours

The course will give your staff the necessary skills to work with confidence moving and handling patients, and will ensure they have the skills and techniques to work safely.  Focussing specifically on the handling of people in a care environment, and aimed at Healthcare workers, it gives guidance on Risk assessment, handling, lifting and the use of handling aids. 


  • Introduction
  • Risk assessment
  • Care of your back and spine
  • Moving people and the Law
  • Principles of moving people in a care environment
  • Assisting mobility
  • Assisting people in and out of beds and chairs
  • The use of handling aids

Contact us for further information about this course