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Moving and Handling People

CPD & Skills for Care Approved

This Moving and Handling People course is designed to help you identify and understand the risks of moving patients or elderly residents, as well as teaching you the best ways to move people safely.

Course Description

This online training course has been designed to explain the steps employees should follow when the need to move or handle a person. Providing step-by-step guidance and teaching employees how to prepare for a lift, this can help prevent workplace injuries.

The course is most suitable for those working in the Care sector who regularly have to lift and move people. Employees can complete this course in just 50 minutes.

Target Audience

This online Moving and Handling training explains the process of moving someone safely and gives step-by-step guidance, showing the most common lifts and moves. This training is ideal for those working in the care sector, where moving and handling people are regular occurrences.


This online Moving and Handling People course is approved by leading industry bodies CPD & Skills for Care.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an awareness of the risks associated with moving people, and where a risk assessment is needed
  • Understand how crucial planning is when lifting someone
  • Learn how moving and handling people can affect you and your posture if done incorrectly

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Moving & Handling People 1 You and Your Back 70%
Moving & Handling People 2 Preparing to Lift 70%
Moving & Handling People 3 Moving and Lifting 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


55 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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