Moving and Handling TRAIN THE TRAINER
This 3 day course is aimed at those who carry out manual handling of people training
within the workplace. This moving and handling of people training programme is designed
to ensure the learner is working to current moving and handling guidelines, have
a sound knowledge of biomechanics and efficient movement and to ensure safe practices
for their trainees. The learner will be able to explain the theory behind moving
and handling, demonstrate safe practice using a range of techniques and have the
skills to problem solve and convey safe practice to others. The benefits of this
course are a dedicated moving and Handling trainer and advisor on site and the reduction
Outline of Moving and Handling of People Train the Trainer Program:
Background on Moving and Handling and discussion on what we used to do and why these
moves are now banned
Statistics on back pain and number of days taken off sick across all industries
due to this problem
1974 Health and Safety at Work Act
1992 Manual Handling regulations
Employers responsibilities within the law
Employees responsibilities within the law
Common causes of back pain
How to care for the back
Risk assessing Moving and Handling activities
Practical session of using moving and handling equipment. This can include all equipment
within the workplace, including: Mobile hydraulic hoists
Mobile electric hoists
Overhead (Sky) hoists
All types of slings
In addition to this, the practical session will include assisting a person to stand,
rolling clients and lifting feet onto footplates. This will encourage good practice
when dealing with clients.
Train the Trainer element includes:
- Teaching methods
- Learning styles.
- How people retain information
- Presentation skills
- Do’s and don’ts
The moving and handling train the trainer course is delivered in 3 days and Candidates
must demonstrate a willingness to learn along with interaction of group activities.
Learners will complete a teaching section of the course where they will demonstrate
their knowledge and ability to train others. This section of the course is evaluated
for each individual. Teaching methods will be adapted throughout this course to
meet the needs of the individual and the organisation. Full commitment from the
learners is required as homework is given and learners need to complete a written
test with 100% accuracy.
Our moving and handling of people train the trainer courses are competitively priced
and we guarantee to beat any equivalent training quote.
Moving and Handling equipment can be provided for this course at no additional cost.
Please ensure you request this equipment at time of booking.
The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed.
Staff should not be expected to be on duty
Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session