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Unaccredited - Moving People Safely course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Moving People Safely course accredited by an official body?

This course has a certificate issued by the Training Provider. It is not accredited by any outside body but is a valuable aid to gaining knowledge in this field.

What is the Unaccredited - Moving People Safely course?

Category: Manual-Handling
Level: Beginner
Who is the Unaccredited - Moving People Safely course designed for?

This course will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding required for those working in areas/sectors where the assistance and movement of people is part of their role. The objective of the course is to prepare learners for employment or to support a role in the workplace.

The course is suitable for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in the movement of people safely. This course covers the safe moving and handling principles for both objects/load and the assistance of moving people.

What subjects does the Unaccredited - Moving People Safely course cover?

Unit 1: Manual handling safety at work

  • Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
  • Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
  • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
  • Be able to apply safe manual handling principles

Unit 2: Moving people safely

  • Understand the personal safety health and dignity issues relating to the movement of a person by others
  • Understand how a personal handling plan and risk assessment reduce the risk of injury to everyone involved in moving a person
  • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with moving people safely
  • Be able to apply safe principles when moving a person
How is the Unaccredited - Moving People Safely course assessed?

It is assessed by Continual observation of practice by the tutor.

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