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Moving & Handling Observations


This course is an annual requirement for all staff involved in the moving, manoeuvre and movement of clients who have undertaken the 2 Day Moving and Handling Course.

Staff are advised to wear suitable foot ware and loose clothing

Learning Outcomes

The course will support participants to:

  • Identify all moving and handling activities with which you are involved
  • How to safely undertake the activities
  • How to reflect on your performance

Who Should Attend

An annual requirement for all staff engaged in the moving, manoeuvre and movement of clients and who have previously undertaken the two day Moving and Handling Course previously.

Course Length

This half day face to face training course that MUST be fully attended. 

Venue: The Practice Development Base - 8 Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1HA



How to book

South Ayrshire Council Employees

This course can be booked through Book and Go on COAST, visit:


NHS Ayrshire & Arran Employees

All NHS staff within SA HSCP, should copy and paste the following link onto their browser and enter where they will be directed to COAST. This link should be used anytime NHS wish to access COAST therefore it would be advisable that this is saved to favourites.

On entering you will have two options; to Register or Login, in the first instance all NHS staff must register their details, simply their name and email while creating a memorable password.  An active email address must be used as all booking confirmations, information and links will be sent to this address.