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Adult Social Care training and development - Manual Handling – Moving People - Theory


Centaur Training and Development Ltd


Course details

Course aim:

This refresher course provides bespoke knowledge for Social Care staff who are required to move and handle people. The training should be completed in conjunction with the corporate ‘Manual Handling’ Online Learning course and any practical work-based assessment required, as part of ongoing professional development. This does not replace classroom induction as it is a refresher course only.

Course outcomes:

  • Understand how to assess and minimise risk before supporting individuals with moving or repositioning.
  • Understand how to prepare for and execute Manual Handling activities safely.
  • Understand how to evaluate Manual Handling activities and seek advice when required.
  • Understand personal responsibilities and professional image.
  • Understand working practices related to moving and positioning of people.

Course length

30 minutes

Target group

All social care staff who are required to move and handle people.


This course can be accessed through the Council’s E-learning platform.
If you are unable to access the E-learning platform, please contact: [email protected]

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