This hands-on course will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and attitude required for safe people or patient moving and handling. It is an essential course for anyone working in the special education, community residential or healthcare sector including carers, home help, personal assistants, care assistants, special needs assistants, nurses, healthcare personnel, porters, community assistance drivers & volunteers. This 1 day course is a mix of both theory and practical skills. All our courses are delivered by a qualified QQI Level 6 Instructor who is also a practising health professional.
• Anatomy & Backcare
• Manual Handling Risk Assessment
• Principles of Safe People Moving and Handling
• People Moving and Handling Techniques - Practical
• Use of Equipment and Aids
• Practical Skills
Duration: 1 Day
Assessment: Written Theory Test followed by practical assessment.
Certification: People Moving & Handling Certificate, valid for 2 years.
Participants: 12 trainees maximum