Manual Handling in Health

& Social Care

This course is designed to show health and social care staff what manual handling is and the risks associated with unsafe practice.

Course description

This course provides a thorough understanding of manual handling, how to protect yourself and provide the best care for patients. Understand the principles of safer handling and how to provide the best quality care using appropriate, safe and dignified moving and handling strategies.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • recognise manual handling risk factors and how injuries can occur
  • understand your own responsibilities under legislation and organisational policies for moving and handling
  • understand the principles of safer handling
  • identify how to provide patients with the best quality care using appropriate, safe and dignified moving and handling strategies
  • choose suitable risk control strategies, resources and support.

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This course costs £18.50 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.


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Key features and benefits

Price £18.50 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 2 hours

Target Audience Health

  • This course is level 2 (as graded against the nationally accepted levels for training courses)
  • Delivers 2 CPD credits
  • 70% pass mark
  • This course is enhanced with a narration feature for accessibility purposes
  • Additional resources for further learning and printable modules for future reference
  • This course has been mapped to the Care Certificate and the CSTF for health.
  • Course id: 114

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