Moving & Handling Training Incl Hoists


This course provides training in procedures for moving & handling. Participants will learn safe moving & handling techniques & current legislation concerning health & safety. You will receive training using hoists. Knowledge of the different types of hoists & slings available including the principles of safe handling when using them.

The morning session will cover:

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

Throughout the day, sessions will focus on practical techniques and the use of equipment.

Who for?         

This course is for anybody wishing to undertake approved training in the Moving and Handling of children, young adults and adults in a safe environment.

Course outcome

By the end of the course, participants will have received training in Moving and Handling & Hoist Training

Entry requirements

No special requirements, Maximum 6 delegates

 Where is the course delivered?

Locations within the Midlands or at your own venue

 Do participants get a certificate?

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

Times, dates and cost

Please contact us for more information

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.