We offer an open moving and position of people course in Essex at our training facility in Ipswich Road in Colchester for individual bookings. This course is a requirements for people working within the care industry and is ideal for domiciliary carers, nurses, people working within care homes, or home carers.

It is highly recommended that all employers consider training in moving and handling as part of each new employee’s induction, either for people working with a care home, or as a domiciliary carer and this course covers how to move people safely, so that manual handling risks are reduced for the patient and also the carer.

Onsite Moving and Positioning People, Care Home Training Course for companies in Colchester, Chelmsford, Braintree, Hadleigh, Ipswich, Woodbridge, Haverhill, Sudbury, Felixstowe, Bury st Edmunds, Cambridge, Romford, Dagenham, Brentwood and all surrounding areas.

This moving and positioning of people course is an open training course for individuals, or small groups and is a 3 – 4 hour training programme. We have easy access from the A12 Ipswich Road roundabout.

Course Information

  • Course Duration: 3 – 4 Hours (Depending on Group Size)
  • Assessment: Constant Evaluation
  • Certification valid for 1 Year
  • Introduction to the Structure of the Spine
  • Understanding the importance of correct moving and handling techniques
  • The importance of back care
  • The Law with regards to Moving and Handling
  • What Causes Back Pain
  • Moving Principles, Safe Handling
  • Equipment
  • Dealing with Falls
  • How to Avoid Dangerous Moving and Handling Techniques
  • Overview of Hoist Training.

Our moving people course is run in a fun and relaxed atmosphere, with very experienced instructors, who have a great deal of knowledge, as they have worked within care and trained carers for many years.

Hoist and moving people training course in Essex

We also offer dedicated moving people hoist training, which is a requirement for people working within the care sector, for example domiciliary carers, care home and care agency staff.

When working in the care sector there is a requirement for you to hold valid and up to date moving and handling certification, not only to protect yourself, but also the patient that you are caring for.

Open moving and handling hoist training is available at our training facility in Ipswich Road in Colchester, but we are also able to offer onsite training for care home group bookings at a time that is convenient to you.

Additional information regarding our training programme can be found on our hoist training page.

Online Training Options Available

We can also offer CPD certified online moving & positioning  of people training and health and safety courses for healthcare providers. These courses are a video based training programme with instructor led presentations and once you have successfully completed training you will be able to print your certification.

To register and start training now please click any of the images below, all course materials associated with training are downloadable on registration and for a detailed course description click on the course text.

For additional information regarding the Moving and Positioning of People Training Courses we offer, either individual bookings at our premises, online or the onsite training we have available for groups and care homes please contact us on 0845 094 9861 to talk to one of our instructors, or email us through our contact us page.