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;
  • a practical skills assessment, which takes place continuously over the final two days of the course.

This course is a Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) Approved Learning Award and is certified by the CPD Certification Service. 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
York22nd – 25th Oct, 2019 22nd – 25th Oct, 2019 £780 Book
Glasgow29th Oct – 1st Nov, 2019 29th Oct – 1st Nov, 2019 £780 Call Us
Brighton26th – 29th Nov, 2019 26th – 29th Nov, 2019 £780 Book
Oxfordshire (Banbury)3rd – 6th Dec, 2019 3rd – 6th Dec, 2019 £780 Book
London10th – 13th Dec, 2019 10th – 13th Dec, 2019 £910 Book
Manchester16th – 19th Dec, 2019 16th – 19th Dec, 2019 £780 Book
York7th – 10th Jan, 2020 7th – 10th Jan, 2020 £780 Book
Oxfordshire (Banbury)14th – 17th Jan, 2020 14th – 17th Jan, 2020 £780 Book
Glasgow21st – 24th Jan, 2020 21st – 24th Jan, 2020 £780 Book
London21st – 24th Jan, 2020 21st – 24th Jan, 2020 £910 Book
Exeter4th – 7th Feb, 2020 4th – 7th Feb, 2020 £780 Book
Manchester17th – 20th Feb, 2020 17th – 20th Feb, 2020 £780 Book
Birmingham18th – 21st Feb, 2020 18th – 21st Feb, 2020 £780 Book
Edinburgh25th – 28th Feb, 2020 25th – 28th Feb, 2020 £780 Book
Glasgow3rd – 6th Mar, 2020 3rd – 6th Mar, 2020 £780 Book
London10th – 13th Mar, 2020 10th – 13th Mar, 2020 £910 Book
Peterborough17th – 20th Mar, 2020 17th – 20th Mar, 2020 £780 Book
York31st Mar – 3rd Apr, 2020 31st Mar – 3rd Apr, 2020 £780 Book
Cardiff14th – 17th Apr, 2020 14th – 17th Apr, 2020 £780 Book
London21st – 24th Apr, 2020 21st – 24th Apr, 2020 £910 Book
Birmingham28th Apr – 1st May, 2020 28th Apr – 1st May, 2020 £780 Book
Glasgow4th – 7th May, 2020 4th – 7th May, 2020 £780 Book
Oxfordshire (Banbury)12th – 15th May, 2020 12th – 15th May, 2020 £780 Book
London9th – 12th Jun, 2020 9th – 12th Jun, 2020 £910 Book
Manchester16th – 19th Jun, 2020 16th – 19th Jun, 2020 £780 Book
Brighton23rd – 26th Jun, 2020 23rd – 26th Jun, 2020 £780 Book
York21st – 24th Jul, 2020 21st – 24th Jul, 2020 £780 Book
Glasgow28th – 31st Jul, 2020 28th – 31st Jul, 2020 £780 Book
London18th – 21st Aug, 2020 18th – 21st Aug, 2020 £910 Book
Edinburgh1st – 4th Sep, 2020 1st – 4th Sep, 2020 £780 Book
Birmingham8th – 11th Sep, 2020 8th – 11th Sep, 2020 £780 Book
Exeter15th – 18th Sep, 2020 15th – 18th Sep, 2020 £780 Book
Glasgow22nd – 25th Sep, 2020 22nd – 25th Sep, 2020 £780 Book
Peterborough29th Sep – 2nd Oct, 2020 29th Sep – 2nd Oct, 2020 £780 Book
York13th – 16th Oct, 2020 13th – 16th Oct, 2020 £780 Book
Cardiff20th – 23rd Oct, 2020 20th – 23rd Oct, 2020 £780 Book
London20th – 23rd Oct, 2020 20th – 23rd Oct, 2020 £910 Book
Oxfordshire (Banbury)27th – 30th Oct, 2020 27th – 30th Oct, 2020 £780 Book
Glasgow3rd – 6th Nov, 2020 3rd – 6th Nov, 2020 £780 Book
Birmingham10th – 13th Nov, 2020 10th – 13th Nov, 2020 £780 Book
Brighton1st – 4th Dec, 2020 1st – 4th Dec, 2020 £780 Book
London8th – 11th Dec, 2020 8th – 11th Dec, 2020 £910 Book
Manchester15th – 18th Dec, 2020 15th – 18th Dec, 2020 £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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