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
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
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
Edinburgh8th – 11th Dec, 2020 8th – 11th 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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