Patient Manual Handling

A one day course designed to teach the skills and knowledge required to perform safe and effective movement of patients

Specific areas to be covered: 

  • Manual Handling Responsibilities and the Law
  • Biomechanics and Ergonomics
  • Safe Lifting Techniques
  • Lifting Objects
  • Key Elements of People Moving
  • Risks and Controls related to People Moving
  • People Moving - Risk Assessments/ Personal Plan
  • People Moving Equipment
  • Practical Sessions and Assessments in People Moving


Aimed at all those involved with movement of patients


1 Day

Valid for

2 Years


Can be delivered on site or at a local training venue

Course Fee

£150+VAT per person. Discount available for group bookings.

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  • Covered everything in depth at a good learning pace. Course was great. I had envisaged a day of power points but I couldn't have been more wrong. Fantastic practical day which sharpened my skills

    Chris Kitchin, Blackpool Airport
  • Very knowledgeable and helpful training style. Relaxed but professional atmosphere throughout and nothing too much trouble

    Danny Porter, Vector Aerospace
  • Loved the course. It has given me so much more confidence to carry out my role. I can't wait to share this knowledge with the rest of my watch. 10/10

    André Le Geyt, Jersey Airport
  • I feel that I have learnt a lot from the course and enjoyed the material. Feel much more confident if I am ever in an emergency situation.

    Carl Corby, Hughes Sub Surface Engineering
  • "I have really enjoyed the course. 10/10"

    Ashley Davids, Director of Clinical Services at BMI Healthcare
  • "Excellent course. Well presented and very thought provoking"

    Steven Maher, Senior ODP at Liverpool Women's Hospital

Companies we've worked with

  • Durham Fire
  • BP
  • Urenco
  • Essex Fire
  • Sussex Fire
  • Luton
  • Jersey Fire
  • Centrica
  • Fire
  • Herts Fire
  • BAE
  • Heathrow
  • Airport Fire
  • Ctia
  • Nuffield
  • HFR Sol
  • Hia
  • Chemring
  • Siemens
  • Nhs
  • Spire
  • Bournmouth Airport
  • Serco
  • Londoncityairport
  • Leeds Airport
  • Manchester Airport
  • Tyne Fire
  • BMI Healthcare
  • Vector
  • Bam

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