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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’ test to determine your theoretical understanding of the course content;
  • 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 College of Occupational Therapists and certified by the CPD Certification Service.

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
Brighton5th – 8th Dec, 2017 5th – 8th Dec, 2017 £750 Book
Manchester18th – 21st Dec, 2017 18th – 21st Dec, 2017 £750 Book
York8th – 11th Jan, 2018 8th – 11th Jan, 2018 £750 Book
Oxfordshire (Banbury)9th – 12th Jan, 2018 9th – 12th Jan, 2018 £750 Book
London23rd – 26th Jan, 2018 23rd – 26th Jan, 2018 £880 Book
Glasgow30th Jan – 2nd Feb, 2018 30th Jan – 2nd Feb, 2018 £750 Book
Birmingham6th – 9th Feb, 2018 6th – 9th Feb, 2018 £750 Book
Manchester13th – 16th Feb, 2018 13th – 16th Feb, 2018 £750 Book
Exeter13th – 16th Feb, 2018 13th – 16th Feb, 2018 £750 Book
London20th – 23rd Feb, 2018 20th – 23rd Feb, 2018 £880 Book
Edinburgh27th Feb – 2nd Mar, 2018 27th Feb – 2nd Mar, 2018 £750 Book
Cardiff13th – 16th Mar, 2018 13th – 16th Mar, 2018 £750 Book
Peterborough13th – 16th Mar, 2018 13th – 16th Mar, 2018 £750 Book
Glasgow26th – 29th Mar, 2018 26th – 29th Mar, 2018 £750 Book
York26th – 29th Mar, 2018 26th – 29th Mar, 2018 £750 Book
London3rd – 6th Apr, 2018 3rd – 6th Apr, 2018 £880 Book
Birmingham10th – 13th Apr, 2018 10th – 13th Apr, 2018 £750 Book
Manchester1st – 4th May, 2018 1st – 4th May, 2018 £750 Book
London8th – 11th May, 2018 8th – 11th May, 2018 £880 Book
Oxfordshire (Banbury)15th – 18th May, 2018 15th – 18th May, 2018 £750 Book
York22nd – 25th May, 2018 22nd – 25th May, 2018 £750 Book
Glasgow29th May – 1st Jun, 2018 29th May – 1st Jun, 2018 £750 Book
Brighton12th – 15th Jun, 2018 12th – 15th Jun, 2018 £750 Book
Birmingham19th – 22nd Jun, 2018 19th – 22nd Jun, 2018 £750 Book
London21st – 22nd Jun, 2018 21st – 22nd Jun, 2018 £520 Book
London26th – 29th Jun, 2018 26th – 29th Jun, 2018 £880 Book
York17th – 20th Jul, 2018 17th – 20th Jul, 2018 £750 Book
Glasgow31st Jul – 3rd Aug, 2018 31st Jul – 3rd Aug, 2018 £750 Book
London7th – 11th Aug, 2018 7th – 11th Aug, 2018 £880 Book
Birmingham28th – 31st Aug, 2018 28th – 31st Aug, 2018 £750 Book
Manchester4th – 7th Sep, 2018 4th – 7th Sep, 2018 £750 Book
Exeter11th – 14th Sep, 2018 11th – 14th Sep, 2018 £750 Book
Peterborough18th – 21st Sep, 2018 18th – 21st Sep, 2018 £750 Book
Edinburgh25th – 28th Sep, 2018 25th – 28th Sep, 2018 £750 Book
Oxfordshire (Banbury)25th – 28th Sep, 2018 25th – 28th Sep, 2018 £750 Book
York9th – 12th Oct, 2018 9th – 12th Oct, 2018 £750 Book
Cardiff16th – 19th Oct, 2018 16th – 19th Oct, 2018 £750 Book
London23rd – 26th Oct, 2018 23rd – 26th Oct, 2018 £880 Book
Glasgow6th – 9th Nov, 2018 6th – 9th Nov, 2018 £750 Book
Birmingham27th – 30th Nov, 2018 27th – 30th Nov, 2018 £750 Book
London4th – 7th Dec, 2018 4th – 7th Dec, 2018 £880 Book
Brighton11th – 14th Dec, 2018 11th – 14th Dec, 2018 £750 Book
Manchester18th Dec – 21st Sep, 2018 18th Dec – 21st Sep, 2018 £750 Book

A 5% Discount for 2 or more delegates

Available In-House
This 4 day course, anywhere in the UK
Up to 10 Delegates: £3,900 + VAT Make Enquiry

Course Accreditations:

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

Course Materials Comprise of:

  • A 202 page professionally bound, full colour course text book.
  • A delegate CD ROM containing all notes, handouts, delegate quizzes etc that you would need to deliver your own training courses.
  • A 27 page full colour ‘Ideas’ book with training tips.

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

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