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Moving and Handling People

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Course Description 

This Moving and Handling People eLearning course is aimed at people working in health and social care who have people in their care that have mobility issues. The course outlines the dangers and legislation that applies to moving and handling people as well as showing a range of techniques and equipment that can be used. The course also highlights the importance of proper risk assessments and care plans. 

Target Audience 

People working in Health and Social care roles including health care and residential or nursing homes. 


Having training in moving and handling people can ensure that you do not injure yourself or someone in your care. 

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life. 

Further Progression 

There are a lot of courses in our health and social care suite that would make great follow ups to this course and if you are in the adult social care sector then they would all provide valuable additions to your knowledge. Specific topics that compliment this directly are Stroke Awareness and Dementia Awareness.

Course Modules

The Principles of Safer Patient Handling
Pass percentage required:70%
Moving and Handling Assessments
Pass percentage required:70%
Practical Skills
Pass percentage required:70%
Transferring and Walking
Pass percentage required:70%
Avoiding and Dealing with Patient Falls
Pass percentage required:70%
Fitting and Using A Flat or Tubular Slide Sheet
Pass percentage required:70%
Bed Mobility
Pass percentage required:70%
Other Patient Manoeuvres
Pass percentage required:70%
Sitting a Patient Up
Pass percentage required:70%
Pass percentage required:70%
Checking the Hoist
Pass percentage required:70%
More Hoisting Practicalities
Pass percentage required:70%
More Hoisting Techniques
Pass percentage required:70%

Recommended system requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
  • Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1 Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)