Moving & Handling (Theory) Health & Social Care Education

Moving & Handling (Theory)

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UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) aligned & CPDUK accredited

Course description

This course provides essential elements of Moving & Handling Support for front-line healthcare and social care staff. The course is aligned to the National Back Exchange (NBE), National Health Service (NHS), UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Skills for Care, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and other professional and regulatory bodies. A health and social care expert will deliver this course once a month as a live interactive course or you can take the course anytime as a self-paced online course.  This course covers knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of people working in the health and social care. Assessment includes multiple choice questions (MCQs).

Course length

2 hours

Course Structure

During this course, you will cover the following:

  • Definition of manual handling,
  • Explore the principles of moving and handling,
  • Explain the ergonomic of moving and handling,
  • What the law says about moving and handling,
  • Individual moving and handling responsibilities,
  • Understand how our spine and back work,
  • The most common moving and handling injuries,
  • Approaches to risk assessments (LITE/TILE),
  • Other moving and handling risk factors,
  • The principles of safer moving and handling of people,

Course assessments

You will be assessed via:

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Entry requirements

You must be working or planning to work in health and social care