Moving and Handling Assessment

Unfortunately, a lot of handling assessment training creates an unnecessary mountain of paperwork - not this course!

This course is, probably, the most straightforward (and, possibly, most sensible) training in health and social care related handling assessment you will have experienced, whether online or otherwise.

It is legally compliant and specifically developed for health and social care settings.

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is top quality handling assessment training, put across in a way that makes it easily "do-able".

For more information about the Care Certificate click here.

Plus, every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course.

Also see our Moving and Handling Theory and Moving and Handling Practical training resources.


SCTV is the only online care training provider to be accredited by the BAC as well as CPD, assuring you of best quality training and service.


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This preview is a short sample of the actual course content.

As a guide, this course should take between 35 to 45 minutes. Remember, of course, different people learn at different rates for various reasons.

Printable PDF Syllabus

The syllabus includes, for example:


  • Planning to manage risk
  • Preventing injury
  • Making sensible decisions
  • Competency
  • Likelihood of problems
  • Implications of problems
  • Recording decisions
  • Tackling the cause (root) of a problem
  • The hierarchy of solutions
  • Mobility
  • Documentation
  • Weight bearing
  • Balance
  • Vehicles
  • Environment
  • Tasks
  • Loads
  • Individuals
  • Fall prevention
  • Pregnancy  


Contributes to Care Certificate Standards 5 & 13