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Moving & Handling Practical

Course Description:

This interactive practical based course builds on the knowledge learnt during the moving and handling theory course enabling individuals to put the theory into practice through a range of handling tasks as well as the use of different handling equipment.

N.B. Where this training is carried out at the customer venue, participants will be trained on the range of equipment available at the venue.

Course Outline: 

  • This course covers a range of handling techniques for both objects and people handling, staff will be trained on the specific equipment available where training takes place at the customer venue.
  • Where training takes place at Fairway training rooms, equipment covered during training will include:
    • Profiling bed
    • Positioning using slide sheets
    • Stand and turn
    • Electric stand aid
    • Mobile patient hoist
    • Wheel chair

Course Duration:

The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment

All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance

The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues

Maximum number of delegates per trainer is 12