Moving and Handling with hoist training


Next training sessions will be announced very soon.

What’s covered?

The Level 2 Moving and Handling with hoist training session is a 4 hour course and is comprised of two parts.

The first part is a presentation, looking at the theory around moving and handling, which covers:

  • Statistics of back pain/injury
  • Legislation relating to moving and handling
  • Risk assessment
  • Principles of safe handling and back care advice (and of course techniques which have been banned)

The majority of the course is a practical session, where there will be demonstrations of how to use different pieces of equipment such as slide sheets, handling belts, rota stand, transfer boards and slings.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to use an electric hoist, which is an essential part of completing the training. There will be many opportunities to reinforce your learning and ask our expert trainer any questions.

Upon completion of the training and workbook, all attendees will receive a certificate confirming they have passed the course.

All training uses the same equipment as supplied by statutory services. Current legislation explained.

How do I join?

Contact us to enquire about the available spaces and to confirm your place.

Cost: £70 + VAT per attendee. However, limited free spaces are available for those who join onto our Care Academy programme as an active Personal Assistant to someone in their own home.

Venue: The Disability Resource Centre in Dunstable which is at Mayfield Centre, 4 Mayfield Road, Dunstable, LU5  4AP (along the row of shops).


**More dates to be announced very soon**

Please call us on 01582 470900 or email us to find out more.

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