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Moving & Handling 2 Day Induction


All Adult & Community Care services engaged/involved in the moving, manoeuvre and movement of clients and/or involved in the provision of movement support or facilitation of movement to their clients by mechanical means.

Staff are advised to wear loose clothing for this training.

Topics Covered:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Spine 
  • Cause and Extent of Back Pain 
  • Common Effects of Back Pain 
  • Health and Safety & Legislation
  • Guidelines for Lifting and Lowering      
  • Guidelines for Carrying Loads 
  • Assisting Wheelchair Users
  • Unsafe Practices     
  • Condemned / Controversial Practice 

Who should attend?

This course is a Mandatory Course for those engaged with the Moving & Handling of clients. It MUST be attended by employees who are new to the organisation, have recently returned from a period of long-term sickness or who have lapsed the current timescale since their last Moving & Handling training.

Course Length

This is a 2-day face to face training that MUST be fully attended.

Please Note: that following the completion of this training, a Moving & Handling Observation is mandatory within a 12-month period.

Please click here for all information on how to book.