Moving and Handling Theory

Good handling theory training needs to be delivered before practical safe handling courses, this course helps you do that.

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About the course

Social Care TV's handling theory explains why safe handling is important and the principles that make safe handling work.

This course is specifically for health and social care providers. Whilst the emphasis is upon people handling situations, the principles are completely appropriate for non-people handling situations too.

Who is this course for?

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is handling theory training you will really appreciate.

Also see our Moving and Handling Assessment training resource.

What does the course cover?

  • Ouch, back pain!
  • How injury affects different people
  • The cumulative nature of back pain
  • Work as trained
  • Prevention is better than cure
  • How your back works
  • Basic anatomy
  • Spine, discs, ligaments, muscles etc.
  • Ergonomics (getting technical!)
  • Movements
  • Bearing the bulk of a person's weight
  • Safe handling principles
  • Correct handling position
  • Infection control
  • Promoting independence  
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How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.

Contributes to Care Certificate Standard 13

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All new health and social care workers should be inducted according to the Care Certificate framework. This replaces the Common Induction Standards and National Minimum Training Standards.

Social Care TV have a wide range of training that satisfies the requirements of the Care Certificate. Furthermore, our training covers, at the same time, important aspects of further vocational training.

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  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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