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 ‘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;
  • delivery of a group mini-training session in order to practice teaching skills, organisation and delivery of appropriate course content;
  • a practical skills assessment, which takes place continuously over the final two days of the course.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate from EDGE which is valid for two years, endorsed by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and certified by the CPD Certification Service. This course is also accredited by RoSPA Qualifications at Level 4.

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
Edinburgh25th – 28th Sep, 2018 25th – 28th Sep, 2018 £780 Book
Oxfordshire (Banbury)25th – 28th Sep, 2018 25th – 28th Sep, 2018 £780 Book
York9th – 12th Oct, 2018 9th – 12th Oct, 2018 £780 Book
Cardiff16th – 19th Oct, 2018 16th – 19th Oct, 2018 £780 Book
London23rd – 26th Oct, 2018 23rd – 26th Oct, 2018 £910 Book
Glasgow6th – 9th Nov, 2018 6th – 9th Nov, 2018 £780 Book
Birmingham27th – 30th Nov, 2018 27th – 30th Nov, 2018 £780 Book
London4th – 7th Dec, 2018 4th – 7th Dec, 2018 £910 Book
Brighton11th – 14th Dec, 2018 11th – 14th Dec, 2018 £780 Book
Manchester18th – 21st Dec, 2018 18th – 21st Dec, 2018 £780 Book

A 5% Discount for 2 or more delegates

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

Course Accreditations:

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

Course Materials Comprise of:

  • A 234 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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