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Moving and Handling people

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Moving and Handling people training course is essential in reducing injury to all individuals in the work place. Health and Safety Act 1974 places a legal duty and a responsibility to manage and protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business. 

You’ll probably need to move or handle people as part of your job. This frequently entails the use of specialist equipment such as handling belts, hoists, slings, and sliding aids. To reduce the risk of injuring yourself or others, it’s important for moving and handling people safely and properly

Our Moving and Handling online course will help employees understand their legal responsibility and associated legal framework as well as the risk factors involved during moving and handling. The course will help achieve employer compliance in regards to ensuring that all staff are trained and instructed on how to deal with risks. 

NOTE: Due to the nature of the course, you will not be able to cover the practical session online and we would advise you to contact us to book a practical session. To book your practical session call us on 01753 463 464 or book online at

  • Created by professionals in Health and Social care
  • Prepared in compliance to and with the skills for care and skills for health for Health and social care Support Workers in England
  • CPD accredited
  • No time restrictions, the training is entirely online.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Instant digital certificate.
Moving and Handling


Upon the successful completion of our Moving and Handling people online training course, you will undertake a 20 question quiz  with a pass mark of 80%. The questions are automatically marked and you will be automatically certificated. If you don’t pass, you can retake the assessment as many times as desired until you pass

Who is the course for?

Anyone whose job entails patient handling responsibilities in a health and social care context, such as those working in a care home, nursing home, hospice, day centre, or home care setting, should take this online course. Staff members who are paid, unpaid, or volunteer are included.

Why choose Coral & Reed courses?

  • Skills for Care aligned
  • Affordable to suit your budget
  • High quality and value for money
  • Based on best practice knowledge to gain the highest standards
  • Highly interactive.


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The CPD Group has recognised all of our courses as adhering to generally recognised standards for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

When the course is successfully completed, a quality assured certificate will be issued to you. This can be utilised as proof of conformity and audit.

The renewal term for this course is suggested to be 1 year based on industry best practise guidelines. This suggested renewal date will be printed on your certificate.

Course content

Key principles involved in assisting and moving people, employer and employee responsibilities, legislation and guidelines and support available to facilitate good practice.

Understanding risk assessments, moving and handling risk factors, controlling the risk factors, common moving and handling injuries, reviewing and updating risk assessments, the value of open communication between service users and personnel, the guidelines for safe moving and handling, the significance of ergonomics, and the human movement patterns and methods that support dignity and independence.

moving and handling equipment, electric profiling beds, bed rails, hoists and slings, slide sheets, wheelchairs, turning aids, commodes, handling belts and transfer boards, controversial techniques, assisted sitting, assisted standing, assisted walking, lying to sitting, rolling a service user in bed, repositioning using slide sheets, a fallen service user and dressing.

Moving and Handling people Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what is Moving Handling
  • Employer and Employee regulations
  • Understand Moving Handling Legal Framework
  • Understand Moving Handling Risk Factors
  • How to carry out safe Manual Handling
  • Understand risk assessments. 

How do our courses work?​

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1.  Purchase and payment

Add the course of your choice into the basket. After adding all the courses you require, proceed to our easy checkout procedure to make a payment with a debit or credit card.

There is also the option to pay by invoice for businesses booking ten or more courses.

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2. Course access

After making your purchase, go to your email account, look for an email from Coral & Reed Ltd where you will find the information you need to begin your training (use your username and login using the password you created).

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3. Certificate

After successfully completed your course, you can immediately download your digital certificate as a PDF.

4. Continued Support

If at any point during your course you require assistance, our helpful customer support staff is eager to assist you. Please feel free to contact us at or call us at 01753 463464, and we’ll try our best to address any queries you may have.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, our course are available to all leaners across the world and can be paid for using a Debit card.

You can start your course immediately after purchase.

All our courses will differ, according to the learning resource, but traditionally, previous learners have taken as little as 1 hour up to 3 hours. You have access to the courses once purchased for a period of 1 year.

Certificates are usually available immediately after completing the course. Click on the certificate button to download and save it somewhere easy to remember. If the course was purchased for you by your employer, please contact them for a copy of your certificate.

Once a course is purchased, go to our website – and log in at the top by entering your user name and password. A list of courses should appear on the screen. Click on a course. On your desired course page, scroll down to course content and select the 1st module, Study the learning material, click mark complete and click lesson content to access your assessment or next lesson where lesson content is missing.

Yes, of course. Courses purchased can be completed on the phone, tablet or on a laptop.

Once the purchase of the course is complete, please allow up to 10 minutes before checking your email for log in details. Where details have not been emailed automatically please do not hesitate to contact us.

You can either choose to purchase a single course, a number of courses or a pack of
courses. Individuals wishing to purchase single courses for themselves are advised to click
Start Course, Take this Course, select individual for a single learner, or Group for individuals
purchasing on behalf of their company, add to basket and proceed to checkout.

You can also choose to undertake your course in a classroom setting, remotely from home
(Virtually) or do it online (E – Learning). Virtual and classroom courses can be booked in while online courses are purchased on

You can start your course immediately after purchase.

One (1) CPD point is normally earned for every hour of study. On the corresponding course page, you can find a schedule, outlining how long we estimated each course to last.

Yes. Even after finishing the course, you may log in using your username and password to access the training materials whenever you choose.

No, there isn’t a time limit on how soon you must finish the training after placing a purchase since we want our courses to fit your schedule. Additionally, you may divide your training into as many sessions as you choose because the programme tracks your success as you go along. You are totally free to study at your own speed.

Based on best practise recommendations, the majority of our training courses include a suggested date for renewal, which is 1 Year.  The certificate you receive after finishing the course will include this date.

Simply go to the course page for the training renewal and make another complete course purchase. You may be confident that you are buying the most recent edition because our courses are frequently updated to reflect changes in statutory requirements.

You can use a debit or credit card to pay for our courses.

Please get in touch with our team so they can handle this for you. Call us at 01753 463464 or send an email to

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