The aim of this two day course is to refresh trainers on the essential knowledge and skills to train others in the moving and assisting of people and in the effective completion of manual handling risk assessment.
This course is for experienced manual handling practitioners with a responsibility for teaching staff how to safely move and assist people in the workplace. It will teach the fundamentals of teaching and will refresh the learner on the safe movement of people and effective risk assessment.
Learners are to undertake written assessment.
On successful completion of this course the learner will be qualified to:
- Demonstrate a good knowledge of relevant legislation regarding Manual Handling.
- Understand the workings of the spine and how to reduce the risks of spinal injury.
- Explain and apply the principles of ergonomics and biomechanics
- Be aware of the different types of injuries related to poor postures and techniques.
- Be aware of a variety of equipment used in the care sector.
- Understand the roles & responsibilities of a trainer
- Demonstrate a good knowledge of practical skills in the moving and assisting of people in a care setting.
- Demonstrate effective teaching styles and the skills to convey manual handling knowledge and safe practice to others.
- Be able to effectively assess learners when carrying out practical assessments
Assessment and Certification
Course assessment comprises:
- Delivery of a 30 minute micro teaching session in order to practice teaching skills, organisation and delivery of appropriate course content.
- Continual practical skills assessment
Support will be available once the course has finished. Our trainers are available to answer any queries you may have once you return to work.
Number of Delegates
Price as per current Price List