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People / Manual Handling Courses

The following courses are designed specifically for health staff who may be involved in people / patient handling activities. They can all be tailored to suit your need dependent on what handling equipment you employ on your premises.

Manual Handling of Loads

This is a theory based course covering the principles of the safe handling of inanimate objects. This course normally lasts for one and a half hours but can be tailored to suit you in regard to practical demonstrations in the use of equipment being used by your organisation.

It is relevant to al work places and covers the following:

  • Overview of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations (MHOR)
  • Assessing risk (TILE)
  • Overview if the anatomy and physiology of the spine
  • Safe handling techniques
  • Use of equipment


This course costs from £25 per person. Please contact us to discuss prices for block bookings - group bookings will be discounted.


Patient Handling (Basic)

This course is designed for the person who may be carrying out basic patient handling tasks such as assisting a person to sit / stand / walk.

This course usually lasts for four hours and can be designed around your requirements.

This course costs from £50 per person. Please contact us to discuss prices for block bookings - group bookings will be discounted.


Patient Handling (Complex)

This course is designed for the person who may be carrying out more complex handling tasks such as hoisting or bed manoeuvres.

This course usually lasts for six hours and can be designed around your requirements.

This course costs from £75 per person. Please contact us to discuss prices for block bookings - group bookings will be discounted.