Moving and handling of people training course

Reduce your risks and keep staff safe

Moving and handling of people training

Course Aim:

You have a legal requirement to make sure your staff know how to lift and carry items correctly.


This course provides guidance on moving objects and people safely, lifting and handling procedures and the kind of injuries that can be caused by incorrect handling.

Manual Handling Training

Course Content Includes

  • Manual Handling regulations

  • Risk assessing

  • Accident statistics

  • Common Injuries

  • Definition of Manual Handling

  • Anatomy of the spine

  • Muscles & Joints

  • Balance point

  • Centre of gravity

  • The mechanics of lifting

  • Recommended safe lifting limits

  • High-risk activities

  • 5 step risk assessing- TILE

  • Correct lifting

  • Team lifting

  • Regulations regarding moving and handling of people

  • Key elements

  • Moving and handling policy

  • Risk assessments

  • Risks and Controls related to People Moving

  • Care home statistics

  • Safe Lifting Techniques - L.I.T.E

  • People Moving Equipment

  • Techniques for moving and personal care on a bed

  • Sit to stand techniques

  • Hoisting techniques

Course costs and info

Our moving and handling of people training is conducted at your premises. 

The course can accommodate up to 8 delegates

Duration & costs: 

Level 1:     3 hours     £499.00 + VAT

Level 2:     6 hours     £599.00 + VAT 


  • We supply lift belt and slide sheets

  • Client provides bed and hoist

Learn more

Visit our support pages to learn more about Manual Handling duties and responsibilities.

From legislation to refresher info