Hoist Training

Hoist Training

The aims and outcomes of a typical Hoist Training course would be to provide training in procedures for moving and handling people using hoists.  Knowledge of the different types of hoists and slings available and the principles of safe handling when using them.  Participants will learn safe moving and handling techniques and about current legislation concerning health and safety.


  • Current Legislation
  • Knowledge of the different types of hoists and slings
  • Practical Session

Course outcome

By the end of the course, participants will have received training in the use of hoists and slings.

Who is the course for?

For anybody supporting people using hoists.

Entry requirements

Participants must have attended a full day Manual Handling Training Course.

Where is the course delivered?

  • At your location for groups up to 6 participants
  • At locations across the midlands

Do participants get a certificate?

Yes upon successful completion participants will be awarded a certificate in Hoist Training, which is valid for 1 year.

Duration of course?

3 hours

Cost of course?

£180 for groups of up to 6 delegates    £30.00 per person on open courses

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