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Moving & Handling Train the Trainer (Group Session)



This two days intensive course teaches the delegates the skills required to deliver moving and handling course in the workplace. The course will boost your confidence in public speaking since there is 20 minute micro teach from each delegate, . The course will help your organisation meet the necessary recommendations from the CQC and other bodies in terms of compliance.This course is designed for those responsible for the training and development of care staffs.  Prior to the course date delegates will receive instructions and templates required to design the 20 minute micro teach. All of our course materials provided to the trainer is totally editable and we have waived off any copyright.


Upon completion delegates will gain knowledge, skills, strategies and understanding on delivering moving and handling course. Delegates will have the chance to carry out a 20 minute micro teach on any topic relating to moving and handling.They will receive moving and handling train the trainer certificate which is valid for 3 years. In addition they will receive level 2 moving  and handling certificate from Highfield. In addition they will receive an accredited level 3 trainer qualification certificate from Highfield Qualifications if they opt for this qualification.



  • Different Teaching methods
  • Different Learning styles
  • How to give Feedback
  • How to Evaluate or assess learners
  • Various Ice breaking Techniques
  • Different Presentation skills and resources


  • Course Handouts
  • Lesson Plan Template
  • Feedback and Evaluation Templates
  • How to Design and Deliver Effective Training Workbook
  • Moving and Handling People an Illustrated Guide


  • Legislations Governing People Moving and Handling (HASAWA 74, MHSWR 99, PUWER 98, LOLER 98, MHOR 92 etc)
  • Responsibilities of Employers and Employees in Relation to People Moving and Handling
  • People Moving and Handling Risk assessment (Ability or Mobility Test etc)
  • The Principles in Risk Control in People Moving and Handling
  • People Moving & Handling Do’s and Don’t (Controversial technique)
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Structure of the Spine, Muscles and the Disc
  • Biomechanics and Ergonomics
  • Unsafe Lifting Practices
  • Lifting and carrying safely
  • Techniques to avoid injury and strain
  • Causes of Back pain
  • Lifting using a good posture
  • Types of Equipment used for People Moving and Handling
  • Patient/Client Movers Moving and  Handling
  • People Moving – Controversial Techniques and Recommended Techniques
  • Dealing with Falls in the Workplace
  • Practical Sessions and Assessments in People Moving (Use of Hoist, Slings, Sliding sheet, Transfer Board, Profiling Bed, Handling Belt, Rota Stand etc)
  • Knowledge and Skills Assessment

NB: There is an option to enrol on a level 3 trainer qualification which is an Ofqual qualification accredited by Highfield Qualification. This will require an additional day at an extra cost for the registration and certification. The cost for this level 3 trainer qualification is £350.00.
(This course is delivered in house. The minimum number required for us to run this course is 8. The maximum required in any given course is 12. 
For course pricing call us on 0203 291 3743 or email us at