Hoist Training


The aims and outcomes of a typical Moving and Handling Training course would be to provide training in procedures for safe and effective moving and handling.  Participants will learn safe moving & handling techniques and learn about current legislation concerning health and safety.

The morning session will cover:

  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Care of the spine
  • Safe handling techniques
  • *Use of hoists and other equipment

The afternoon session will focus on practical techniques and the use of equipment

Who is this course for?

This course is for anybody wishing to undertake approved training in moving and handling children, young adults and adults in a safe environment.

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

Course Cost

Please contact us

What Our Customers Say

  • Very good presentation and delivery of course, kept everyone engaged and kept content relevant to our school setting.


  • Very personable, well-informed trainer, great practical and tailored aspects to the course, which were very useful. Scenarios and situations were highlighted that we hadn’t thought of, very thorough Thanks


  • Kevin was very knowledgeable and used examples of our students where ever possible, while advising us all on our practice, he did not make us feel like we were doing anything wrong. Made some good suggestions about equipment.

  • Very informative – real interest in our students, their needs and the best way to support them whilst keeping ourselves safe, plus information on policies.

  • I attended one of Kev’s courses today and I must say, it has been excellent! From his skills in presentation and interaction, to his in-depth knowledge and clarity of his delivery

  • Kevin Was very engaging and approachable. Obvious he has also had experience of a similar setting to ours, which made the information more realistic and relevant.