People Handling and Risk Assessment Key Trainer's Certificate (Refresher/Update)

Course Overview

To update your 'Key Trainer's Certificate' and to ensure that you keep abreast of new legislation and developments in manual handling, EDGE recommend a ‘Refresher/Update’ course at least every two years. This two day course will further advance your professional development and manual handling skills, and provide you with a valuable opportunity to trade experience with others.

Who Will Benefit?

This two day course is designed for those who have previously attended the EDGE ‘People Handling and Risk Assessment Key Trainer’s Certificate’ or similar course. If you have not previously been trained by EDGE you will be required to provide proof of your original qualification (please visit our FAQ section for further details).

Assessment and Certification

Course assessment comprises:

  • a practical skills assessment, which takes place continuously throughout the course;
  • informal Q&A throughout the duration of the course.

This course is assured as Customised Advanced 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 Health Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF). Upon successful completion of this training you will receive a certificate from EDGE Services and a Customised Advanced 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:

  • articulate a good knowledge of, and explain relevant changes to, the key legislation and how these affect them, their job, their employer and other employees, with regards to key pieces of legislation;
  • explain the key principles surrounding biomechanics and how they can be applied to the efficient movement of patients/clients, including the benefits of adopting improved posture;
  • explain ergonomics and anthropometrics and the means by which they can reduce manual handling injuries;
  • describe the importance of risk assessment and demonstrate a good understanding of how to undertake manual handling risk assessments;
  • demonstrate the skills needed to undertake manual handling manoeuvres more safely in their specific working environment, and express a good understanding of the use of a range of small manual handling equipment and the use of patient hoists and slings;
  • demonstrate new moves and evaluate new/updated manual handling equipment as these are applicable;
  • demonstrate an understanding of a range of current assessment tools for practical skills;
  • undertake case studies/scenarios to enhance learning.

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
Cardiff23rd – 24th May, 2024 23rd – 24th May, 2024 £580 Book
Manchester4th – 5th Jun, 2024 4th – 5th Jun, 2024 £580£530 Book
Glasgow4th – 5th Jun, 2024 4th – 5th Jun, 2024 £580 Full
Manchester6th – 7th Jun, 2024 6th – 7th Jun, 2024 £580 Full
Peterborough11th – 12th Jun, 2024 11th – 12th Jun, 2024 £580 Book
Oxford13th – 14th Jun, 2024 13th – 14th Jun, 2024 £580 Book
Exeter13th – 14th Jun, 2024 13th – 14th Jun, 2024 £580£530 Book
Edinburgh20th – 21st Jun, 2024 20th – 21st Jun, 2024 £580 Full
Birmingham25th – 26th Jun, 2024 25th – 26th Jun, 2024 £580 Book
York4th – 5th Jul, 2024 4th – 5th Jul, 2024 £580 Book
Brighton11th – 12th Jul, 2024 11th – 12th Jul, 2024 £580 Book
Oxford23rd – 24th Jul, 2024 23rd – 24th Jul, 2024 £580 Book
Glasgow6th – 7th Aug, 2024 6th – 7th Aug, 2024 £580 Book
Manchester8th – 9th Aug, 2024 8th – 9th Aug, 2024 £580 Book
London29th – 30th Aug, 2024 29th – 30th Aug, 2024 £650 Book
Peterborough3rd – 4th Sep, 2024 3rd – 4th Sep, 2024 £580 Book
Birmingham5th – 6th Sep, 2024 5th – 6th Sep, 2024 £580 Book
Exeter12th – 13th Sep, 2024 12th – 13th Sep, 2024 £580 Book
Edinburgh24th – 25th Sep, 2024 24th – 25th Sep, 2024 £580 Book
Oxford15th – 16th Oct, 2024 15th – 16th Oct, 2024 £580 Book
Cardiff17th – 18th Oct, 2024 17th – 18th Oct, 2024 £580 Book
London22nd – 23rd Oct, 2024 22nd – 23rd Oct, 2024 £650 Book
York31st Oct – 1st Nov, 2024 31st Oct – 1st Nov, 2024 £580 Book
Glasgow5th – 6th Nov, 2024 5th – 6th Nov, 2024 £580 Book
Brighton26th – 27th Nov, 2024 26th – 27th Nov, 2024 £580 Book
London28th – 29th Nov, 2024 28th – 29th Nov, 2024 £650 Book
Birmingham5th – 6th Dec, 2024 5th – 6th Dec, 2024 £580 Book
Edinburgh10th – 11th Dec, 2024 10th – 11th Dec, 2024 £580 Book

A 5% Discount for 2 or more delegates

Available In-House
This 2 day course is available in-house across the UK

Course Accreditations:

  • CPD Member
  • CPD Certified
  • Royal College of Occupational Therapists
  • Quality Assured by RoSPA Qualifications as a Customised Award - Level 4
14 Learning Hours - EDGE Services

Course Materials Comprise of:

  • A professionally bound, full colour and illustrated course text book.
  • 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 six 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 price.

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