HEADS Training can provide your organisation with a range of Moving and Handling Training courses. We offer a 1 day courses that cover moving people safely, as well as an awareness raising 1/2 day course, please see the course content below.

Moving and Handling Training (including the moving of people) – 1 Day Course

Venue: Hadrian School, Newcastle upon Tyne

Date: 17th May 2024

Time:8.30am – 2.30pm

Price: £150.00 per person


To book a place please contact Hadrian School.

The course covers a wide range of issues that are relevant to the moving and handling of people, including:

  • Back and spine care
  • Hazards in manual handling
  • Injuries from manual handling injuries and their causes
  • Assessing manual handling situations
  • Principles of safe lifting
  • Ergonomics
  • Mechanical aids, hoists and slings
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations
  • Working and communicating as a team
  • Sitting, standing and walking
  • Bed mobility

We can facilitate an inhouse session for up to 12 staff at your organisation for the cost of £800


1/2 Day Awareness Training

We can also facilitate courses on demand like our 3 hours awareness raising course that we facilitate in-house, so if you have a specific training requirement around moving and handling please get in touch to see if we can meet your needs.

Our Awareness Training can cover what you require and can include the topics below:

  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Spinal Awareness
  • Muscular Skeletal Injuries
  • Looking after yourself
  • The AAPEE System of safer manual handling
  • Base to Face safety check points
  • Object Handling Techniques
  • Understanding Disability
  • Methods of holding
  • Manual Handling aids and therapy equipment
  • Hoists and slings

The cost of the awareness raising session is £400.00 for the 3 hours, you can have up to a maximum of 12-16 staff.