Moving and Handling Lite2020-10-23T09:17:27+01:00

Project Description

Moving and Handling Lite

Course List

Moving and Handling Lite

Course List

Level 2

This course is CPD certified.

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Course Aims

This is a lighter mandatory training course for health and social care staff that carry out responsibilities at level 2 standard of working practices.

It is for staff working  in settings such as Care Homes, Hospital Wards, Day Centres, or supporting an individual in their own home.

Health and social care workers have a ‘duty of care’ to ensure that the individuals they support are supported to move safely and must complete this training before supporting an individual to move in a professional capacity.

This moving and handling course will provide learners with an introduction to safe manual handling practices, including safe and unsafe moves, how to protect their back and how to operate equipment.

Moving and Handling Lite training comprises of 4 learning modules:

  • The 2 R’s of Moving and Handling
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Safe moving Techniques
  • Unsafe Moves

Course duration: up to approx. 1 hour, dependent on learner’s skills and abilities.


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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Understand the Legal Aspects of Moving and Handling

  • Define Moving and Handling

  • Understand the body and what can go wrong

  • Understand the principles of safe moving & handling

  • Understand the implications of unsafe moves

  • Understand how to report concerns and where to seek help

Course Syllabus Includes

  • Legislation

  • Regulations

  • Definition of Moving and Handling

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders

  • Risk Assessment

  • TILE Assessment

  • Care Plans

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • Causes of back pain

  • Warning signs

  • Safe Moving Techniques

  • Role and responsibilities

  • Moving equipment

  • Turning

  • Unsafe Moves and risks

  • Reporting concerns

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How can I purchase courses?2019-09-26T15:09:02+01:00

If you are an organisation then simply get in touch and we can set you up with an account very quickly. Simply fill out the form below or call us on 020 3397 9734.

Are online courses accredited?2019-06-19T14:35:26+01:00

Yes, they are. Courses are CPD Certified and our Care Certificate is one of the first to be endorsed by Skills for Care.

How much do courses cost?2019-06-19T14:40:15+01:00

This will depend on which model you choose, our unlimited access subscription model starts from 47p per person per month. The Pay As You Go option starts from 99p per course depending on how many course credits you buy. Both options offer extremely good value for money. Not only that, we promise to beat any like for like quote from any other UK eLearning provider. Call now on 020 3397 9734.

How are courses going to be delivered?2019-06-19T14:40:04+01:00

Courses are delivered online and work on any internet enabled device. As long as you have access to an internet connection you can complete courses when and where you like 24 hours a day.

Are courses certified?2019-06-19T14:40:29+01:00

Courses are fully certified. Once a learner successfully completes a course you are able to download the completion certificate FREE of charge.

How long do courses take to complete?2019-06-19T14:40:23+01:00

Some of our shorter courses will typically take between 30 minutes and an hour to complete. Some of the bigger ones will take longer and depends largely on each individual’s learning speed.