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 quality assured and regulated as a Level 4 Customised 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 Health Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF). Upon successful completion of this training you will receive a certificate from EDGE Services and a Level 4 Customised 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
Oxford19th – 22nd Jul, 2022 19th – 22nd Jul, 2022 £820 Full
York26th – 29th Jul, 2022 26th – 29th Jul, 2022 £820 Full
London30th Aug – 2nd Sep, 2022 30th Aug – 2nd Sep, 2022 £955 Full
Birmingham6th – 9th Sep, 2022 6th – 9th Sep, 2022 £820 Book
Exeter13th – 16th Sep, 2022 13th – 16th Sep, 2022 £820 Book
Edinburgh20th – 23rd Sep, 2022 20th – 23rd Sep, 2022 £820 Book
Peterborough27th – 30th Sep, 2022 27th – 30th Sep, 2022 £820 Book
London4th – 7th Oct, 2022 4th – 7th Oct, 2022 £955 Book
Oxford11th – 14th Oct, 2022 11th – 14th Oct, 2022 £820 Book
Cardiff11th – 14th Oct, 2022 11th – 14th Oct, 2022 £820 Book
York18th – 21st Oct, 2022 18th – 21st Oct, 2022 £820 Book
Birmingham1st – 4th Nov, 2022 1st – 4th Nov, 2022 £820 Book
Glasgow1st – 4th Nov, 2022 1st – 4th Nov, 2022 £820 Book
Manchester22nd – 25th Nov, 2022 22nd – 25th Nov, 2022 £820 Book
Brighton22nd – 25th Nov, 2022 22nd – 25th Nov, 2022 £820 Book
Oxford29th Nov – 2nd Dec, 2022 29th Nov – 2nd Dec, 2022 £820 Book
Birmingham6th – 9th Dec, 2022 6th – 9th Dec, 2022 £820 Book
Edinburgh6th – 9th Dec, 2022 6th – 9th Dec, 2022 £820 Book
London13th – 16th Dec, 2022 13th – 16th Dec, 2022 £955 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
  • Quality Assured and Regulated by RoSPA Qualifications as a Customised Award - Level 4
30 Learning Hours - EDGE Services

Course Materials Comprise of:

  • A professionally bound, full colour and illustrated course text book.
  • A full colour ‘Ideas’ book with training tips.
  • Access to our exclusive online Resource Library which includes all onward training materials (agendas, PowerPoints, notes, handouts, quizzes etc), additional Information Sheets, Skills Sheets and Training Tools and four modules of moving and handling practical skills videos.
  • 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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