About Moving and Handling of People Train the Trainer Refresher
This course covers different legislations that must be kept in mind when moving and handling of people, as well as understanding your own company policy. This course also provides the train with the trainer element, so you can polish your skills and can have the chance to ask for new teaching techniques.
How long will this course take?
This course takes 1 day to complete.
Who needs this training?
This course is a refresher for those who have already completed the Moving and Handling of People Train the Trainer course.
What are the main points covered?
The main points covered by this course are: refreshing the candidate’s understanding of their company policy for moving and handling and updating their teaching methods.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 6 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 6 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Moving and Handling of People Train the Trainer Refresher Course Outline
- An explanation and understanding of what ‘Moving and Handling’ means.
- 1974 Health and Safety at Work Act
- 1992 Manual Handling Operations Regulation
- 1998 PUWER and LOLER
- 1999 MHSAW
- 2004 Care Act
- Understanding your company policy for moving and handling.
- Accidents and injuries within the workplace.
- Risk assessments + identifying and preventing incidents.
- Management responsibilities.
- Practical workshops involving the use of specialist equipment.
- Train the Trainer Elements
Moving and Handling of People Train the Trainer Refresher FAQs
What is moving and handling of people?
The term Moving and Handling of People refers to a set of practices and guidelines regarding the safe manual transport of patients by carers while on duty.
Who is this training for?
Candidates in this course should work within the healthcare sector that directly interact with patients with mobility issues. As part of the train the trainer element, it would be beneficial for managers or supervisors to then teach their own team in the future.
Why is it important to have the training to handle and move people?
The training is important because if not followed properly and the moving and handling of people isn’t done safely, it can cause serious injury to service users as well as staff.
Does the course concentrate only on the physical activity of lifting patients?
The course explains safe lifting techniques as well as how to conduct risk assessments before any handling related activity. It also discusses different kinds of equipment that can be used to safely move patients.