Safer People Handling


JD Own Certificate


1 Day

Maximum Attendees

8 People

Cost Per Course


Cost Per Person



This training offers candidates a comprehensive overview of the special issues related to the moving and handling of people. 

An initial consideration of general manual handling is broadened out to include practical work upon a range of moving and handling situations faced by staff in contact with service users.

Due to the government regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are only allowing a maximum of 8 people per course. We can arrange for a combination of Virtual Learning and Practical Training, as well as allowing you to book out the centre for your group, or arrange for us to come to you. For more information, please visit our Contact page.

Course Contents

  • Be aware of current legislation (including Human Rights Act) relating to manual handling and lifting equipment
  • Understand the nature and causes of manual handling related injuries
  • Appreciate the measures which can help to prevent injury
  • Understand the process of risk assessment and principles of safe manual handling
  • Develop practical skills in safe manual handling of people in the following situations: Sitting, Standing and Walking, Bed Mobility, Lateral Transfers, Hoisting and Slinging

Accrediated Qualification

JD Own Certificate