People Handling and Risk Assessment Key Trainer’s Certificate

Our flagship course has established EDGE as one of the leading providers of training to the healthcare and social care sectors.

Course Overview

This four day course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to train others in the moving and handling of people and in the conducting of manual handling risk assessments.

Who Will Benefit?

This course is for those with a responsibility for health and safety and welfare of staff and clients with regards to the moving and handling of people.

Assessment and Certification

Course assessment comprises:

  • a one hour, 15 minute ‘open-book’ assignment to determine your theoretical understanding of the course content;
  • completion of a risk assessment document based on a case study as a group activity;
  • a practical skills assessment, which takes place continuously over the final two days of the course.

This course is accredited as a Level 4 Award by RoSPA Qualifications. Furthermore, it is a Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) Approved Learning Award, certified by the CPD Certification Service and aligned to the Skills for Care Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF). Upon successful completion of this training you will receive a certificate from EDGE Services and a Level 4 Award from RoSPA Qualifications. Both certificates are valid for two years.

Course Aims and Intended Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will:

  • be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of relevant legislation that affects you, your job, your employer and employees;
  • understand the workings of the spine and how to reduce the risks of spinal injury;
  • be able to demonstrate an appreciation of the principles of biomechanics;
  • be able to demonstrate an appreciation of ergonomics and anthropometrics
  • be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of risk assessment;
  • be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of ‘controversial techniques’;
  • be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of up-to-date practical skills in the moving and handling of adults in a care setting;
  • to demonstrate the skills and confidence to convey manual handling knowledge and skills to others.

Post-Training Support

This unique service provides invaluable support to you after the course has finished. Our helpful trainers are available to answer any queries you may have once you return to work.

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Public Dates
Glasgow3rd – 6th Nov, 2020 3rd – 6th Nov, 2020 £780 Call Us
Birmingham10th – 13th Nov, 2020 10th – 13th Nov, 2020 £780 Call Us
Brighton1st – 4th Dec, 2020 1st – 4th Dec, 2020 £780 Call Us
Edinburgh8th – 11th Dec, 2020 8th – 11th Dec, 2020 £780 Call Us
London8th – 11th Dec, 2020 8th – 11th Dec, 2020 £910 Call Us
Manchester15th – 18th Dec, 2020 15th – 18th Dec, 2020 £780 Book
York12th – 15th Jan, 2021 12th – 15th Jan, 2021 £780 Book
London12th – 15th Jan, 2021 12th – 15th Jan, 2021 £910 Book
Glasgow19th – 22nd Jan, 2021 19th – 22nd Jan, 2021 £780 Book
Oxfordshire (Banbury)26th – 29th Jan, 2021 26th – 29th Jan, 2021 £780 Book
Exeter2nd – 5th Feb, 2021 2nd – 5th Feb, 2021 £780 Book
Manchester9th – 12th Feb, 2021 9th – 12th Feb, 2021 £780 Book
Edinburgh23rd – 26th Feb, 2021 23rd – 26th Feb, 2021 £780 Book
Birmingham23rd – 26th Feb, 2021 23rd – 26th Feb, 2021 £780 Book
London2nd – 5th Mar, 2021 2nd – 5th Mar, 2021 £910 Book
Peterborough16th – 19th Mar, 2021 16th – 19th Mar, 2021 £780 Book
York23rd – 26th Mar, 2021 23rd – 26th Mar, 2021 £780 Book
Glasgow29th Mar – 2nd Apr, 2021 29th Mar – 2nd Apr, 2021 £780 Book

A 5% Discount for 2 or more delegates

Available In-House
This 4 day course is available in-house across the UK
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Course Accreditations:

  • CPD Member
  • CPD Certified
  • Royal College of Occupational Therapists
  • RoSPA Accreditation 1
30 Learning Hours - EDGE Services

Course Materials Comprise of:

  • A 256 page professionally bound, full colour and illustrated course text book.
  • A delegate CD ROM containing all notes, handouts, delegate quizzes etc that you would need to deliver your own training courses. It also contains over an hour of videoed practical techniques.
  • A 27 page full colour ‘Ideas’ book with training tips.
  • Access to our exclusive online Resource Library which includes additional Information Sheets, Skills Sheets and Training Tools.
  • Access to our exclusive e-learning programme designed to cover the theory content of people handling training for ‘front-line’ staff.

All the above and more are included in the course price.

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