People Moving and Handling - Train the Trainer Course

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Are you looking to hold a group People Moving & Handling Train the Trainer course at your place of work? For further details, please contact us using this in-house enquiry form

The Health and Safety Group People Moving & Handling Train the Trainer Course is accredited by the Association of First Aiders

How Many Staff Do You need To Be Trained as Trainers?

Option 1 (1-2 Delegates)

  • 1 Day - Intensive* Total Running Time = 7 Hours.
  • £695+VAT per person
  • Delegate Pack Included? Yes
  • Trainer Pack Included? No (Optional - £250+VAT)
  • Venue: Our Training Suite OR Your place of Work

Option 2 (3-8 Delegates) 

  • 2 Days, Total Running Time = 12 Hours.
  • £1895+VAT per course 
  • Delegate Pack Included? Yes
  • Trainer Pack Included? Yes (Included in Price)
  • Venue: Our Training Suite OR Your place of Work

Why does the 1-2 Person Course only take 1 day to complete and the 3-8 Person Course takes 2 Days?

  • If the no. of delegates is reduced to 2 or 1 then the practical time is far reduced.
  • The time it takes to train 1 or 2 people can be significantly less than up to 8 people
  • The 1 day course is intensive whereas the 2 day course is delivered at a steadier pace.

Delegate Requirements

  • A relevant healthcare qualification, e.g. nurse, health worker, care assistant
  • A prior practical understanding of people moving
  • Experience in working in a healthcare/social care setting
  • The physical capability of practical people moving and handling
  • A keen interest in patient or resident care

Course Objectives

To teach trainers how to influence trainees to:

  • Move and handle people in a way that requires the least amount of effort
  • Move and handle people in a way that provides greater comfort and dignity to the patient or resident
  • Understand manual handling legislation as it applies to Healthcare
  • Gain a better understanding of spinal mechanics
  • How to look after their own back and that of patients / residents
  • How to conduct a personal risk assessment for patients / residents
  • How to safely move people with and without the use of specialist equipment

Course Content

  • Learning Objectives and Teaching Methods
  • Manual Handling Law and ACOPS Guidance
  • Your Trainers Training Pack
  • The Manual Handling and People Moving Powerpoint
  • Practical Sessions and Assessments in People Moving
  • Manual Handling Responsibilities
  • Anatomy of the Spine and Types of Injuries
  • Biomechanics and Ergonomics
  • Safe Lifting Techniques - L.I.T.E
  • Lifting Objects
  • Key Elements of People Moving
  • Risks and Controls related to People Moving
  • People Moving - Risk Assessments/ Personal Plan
  • People Moving Equipment
  • People Moving - Controversial Techniques
  • People Moving - Good Techniques

Course Benefits

Your trainers receive expert course content, props, trainers notes and certificates to deliver manual handling and people moving training.

You are also provided with two sets of expert Powerpoint presentations that are totally editable. We waive copyright on these superb materials so that you can adapt them to use in your own training!!! 

As a result, your key staff will have the competence to deliver up to date moving and people handling training so that, risks are reduced to employees and patients/residents AND the risks of prosecution or litigation are reduced.

Trainer Experience and Qualifications The Health and Safety Group employ the most up-to-date people moving and handling training techniques. All our expert trainers have the required certification, knowledge and experience including:-

  • 5 years minimum health and safety training OR professional nursing experience
  • IOSH, EDI or HSG Manual Handling and People Handling Trainer Qualification
  • PTLLS - Life Long Learning Sector Training or equivalent teacher training qualification

Assurances Our Train the Trainer course is delivered and written by accredited trainers with proven and appropriate qualifications and experience. The Health and Safety Group People Moving and Handling Train the Trainer course is designed and delivered in accordance with national standards, good practice and official guidance. The course meets all legislative requirements and is supported fully by our indemnity insurance. We revise all training courses annually or whenever legislation or guidance changes, whichever is the sooner.

This activity has been accredited by The CPD Standards office and equates to 14 hours of CPD


Course Time 9:30am - 5:00pm (7½ hours)

London (Chiswick) Training Centre

Wed 6th to Thu 7th Dec 2017 (2 days) 7 places Book Now
Thu 18th to Fri 19th Jan 2018 (2 days) 8 places Book Now
Thu 15th to Fri 16th Feb 2018 (2 days) 8 places Book Now
Thu 15th to Fri 16th Mar 2018 (2 days) 8 places Book Now
Wed 18th to Thu 19th Apr 2018 (2 days) 8 places Book Now
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People Moving and Handling - Train the Trainer Course Held at Your Place of Work

Date Your choice
Duration 2 Days
Fee £1,895+VAT (8 delegates max)
As little as £237 per delegate

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People Moving and Handling (Option 1) - Train the Trainer Course

Venue Your Place of Work / Our London Training venue
Date Your choice
Duration 1 Day
Fee £695+VAT per person (1-2 Delegates)

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What's in the 'Delegate Pack'?

A delegate pack is the set of hand-outs that are given to each delegate to assist them through the training they receive and to provide reference material after the course has been completed. Includes:-

  • 4 x Copies of different types of template assessments
  • 1 x Superb Work Book Moving and Handling People an illustrated guide

All delegates will also receive a 'People Moving and Manual Handing Trainer Certificate' upon successful completion of the course.

What's in the 'Training Pack'?

The Training Pack is a complete set of training materials that will allow you to deliver expert people moving and handling training. Includes:-