Moving and Handling People e-Learning

Moving and Handling People e-Learning

This Moving and Handling People eLearning course is aimed at people working in health and social care who have people in their care that have mobility issues. The course outlines the dangers and legislation that applies to moving and handling people as well as showing a range of techniques and equipment that can be used. The course also highlights the importance of proper risk assessments and care plans.

Who should complete this course

  • People working in Health and Social care roles including health care and residential or nursing homes

Course syllabus

  • The Principles of Safer Patient Handling
  • Moving and Handling Assessments
  • Practical Skills
  • Transferring and Walking
  • Avoiding and Dealing with Patient Falls
  • Fitting and Using A Flat or Tubular Slide Sheet
  • Bed Mobility
  • Other Patient Manoeuvres
  • Sitting a Patient Up
  • Hoisting
  • Checking the Hoist
  • More Hoisting Practicalities
  • More Hoisting Techniques

Course duration

  • With this on-line course you can stop and restart your learning to suit your time constraints
  • 150 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)
  • Please note you will need a 3Mb+ internet enabled device (e.g. computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone) to study this course, which is Windows7 or MAC OSX10.8+ with Flash Player 10+

Course costs


  • The course consists of thirteen modules with questions at the end.
  • You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass
  • On successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate to print immediately

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