Moving and Handling for Care Sector

Course Content

The course covers the following:

  • Understanding how current legislation affects you as employees and how it affects your employer;
  • Understanding the workings of the spine with relation to the ways in which you conduct manual handling tasks;
  • How to be better able to avoid back injuries caused by poor posture and inefficient movement;
  • Be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of commonly known ‘controversial techniques’;
  • Be able to demonstrate your ability to move and handle clients using only safer handling techniques;


Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Method of Assessment

Practical assessment by trainer;

A short Q&A session which will assess your understanding of the theoretical component.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Day

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    01 Aug 2021

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Health & Social Care

  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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