Moving and Handling for Care Sector

Course Content

We can accommodate dates throughout the academic year to suit candidates' availability. Please contact us for next available date on (01382) 834874.

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 2023

  • 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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