This qualification is aimed at anyone involved in the movement and assistance of people and is intended as a further development qualification. It is also suitable as refresher training.
To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 6 hours of guided learning.
This is underpinned by the safe principles of moving and handling but recognises the special skills required when assisting and moving people.
The qualification covers the following:
- The reasons for safe manual handling
- Risk assessments
- Applying safe manual handling
- Moving people safely principles
- Personal safety
- Health and dignity issues and
- Personal handling plans