Information about the course:

Who is this course suitable for?

Suitable for anyone whose work involves lifting or moving loads.

What is the objective of the course?

Manual Handling training courses last three hours and are suitable for staff training on your premises. We also run courses open to individuals at our training centre.

All teaching materials are provided by us. A certificate of attendance is awarded to each candidate.

Patient Handling Course

Course Aim:

To provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required for safe manual handling.

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • explain their legal rights and responsibilities
  • explain how the muscle-skeletal system can get injured
  • identify risk factors associated with patient handling
  • apply the principles of safe lifting to inanimate objects
  • handle patients safely

Course Content:

  • What, Why?
  • Legislation
  • Anatomy
  • Risk Assessment
  • Principles of safe lifting.
  • Principles of Safe Patient Handling
  • Safe Patient Handling Techniques
  • Use of hoists


On completion of the course learners will receive a Patient Handling certificate valid for 2 years.

Available dates for this course


Price Exc. VAT - 100

Price Inc. VAT - 120

Pricing Details - for up to 12 people

Course Duration - 4 hours

Duration Details - 1/2 day