Moving and Handling Train the Trainer

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The Health Care Training Company

Course Provider

    Based in Chelmsford

Regions covered


How to book

    Use the course enquiry form on the right or call them on 01245 357132.

Training Course Details

  • Course Length: 5 Days
  • Delivery Method: In-house/Workplace
  • Suitable for: Group


Course Description
This Moving and Handling Train the Trainer course goes beyond the knowledge and learning outcomes of QCF Safe Handling of People qualification. Students learn the practical skills to train, coach and supervise care teams moving and handling of residents. Successful candidates would then be able to teach both patient handling and handling refresher courses.

Insurance Available
If you want to work independently providing these sessions, one to one training and insurance are available.

The aim of the course is to teach students the skills needed to train, coach and supervise person centered moving and handling of patients.

Theory Based Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course students will be able to:

1. Assess staff performance, needs and ability
2. Assess residents ability and needs
3. Understand Handling Regulations and their application in a workplace
4. Identify and apply the core bio-mechanical principles of safer handling
5. Identify how the spine and muscles can be damaged by poor handling
6. Identify the role TVA and the posterior chain in safer handling
7. Explain the relationship between ergonomics and safer handling
8. Deal with special handling considerations
9. Plan emergency evacuations
10. Explain the organisations role in handling
11. Identify the different types learning styles and the people learn
12. Plan organisationally relevant training sessions
13. Use a variety of training media and presentation techniques
14. Identify how to communicate effectively in training sessions
15. Manage and direct students
16. Manage the transfer of skills from the training room to the workplace

Practically Based Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course students will be able to demonstrate how to:
1. Informally assess a residents physical and mental capability
2. Help a resident stand from a chair and bed
3. Help a resident transfer safely
4. Assist a resident to walk a short distance
5. Help a resident move in bed with equipment
6. Turn a resident in bed
7. Slide a resident in bed
8. Use a variety of pieces of small handling equipment
9. Hoist a resident form bed to chair and chair to bed
10. Handling of objects
10. Informatively and informatively assess students
11. Research and plan handling training sessions
12. Create relevant learning materials and resources
13. Deliver a handling training session in a variety ways without PowerPoint
14. Communicate and mange students effectively
15. Evaluate training needs and programs
16. RIDDOR, incident and accident investigation
17. Critically reflect


The assessment comprises three areas:
1. Practical teaching assessment
2. Practical handling of people assessment
3. Theory paper


The course is a very intensive and fun weeks training. There is a homework element each night and each day is a very full on experience. The course offers a lot of hands on in two important subject areas:

1. Practical moving and handling of patients skills
2. Practical teaching, coaching and supervision skills for person centered handling

However all that attend need to a have a current moving and handling of patients qualification and a least three years relevant handling experience in the care sector.

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