People Moving Course

People Moving & Manual handling are physical activities that take place every day in the workplace or at home.

About the course

This half day People Moving Course is suited to all levels of employees who may undertake people moving operations. This can include the transporting of persons by lifting, setting down, pushing, pulling, or moving.

It is particularly useful for those working in the healthcare industry such as healthcare assistants, carers, and anyone involved in People moving tasks on a daily basis. We can provide Manual Handling & People moving as full day course if requested.


Half day


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On-site at your place of work or business. An alternative venue can be arranged in agreement with Learn How Training.

Instruction Method

Theory & Practical demonstrations by your instructor.

Learner practice and continuous assessment.


On successful completion of the course learners will be awarded a Learn How Training People Moving certificate of attendance.

Valid for 3 years.

Legislation: Manual Handling

Under the Manual Handling Regulations, you are legally obliged to ensure all employees are trained and competent in manual handling.
Staff should avoid manual handling and, if they can’t, you must take steps to reduce the risk of injury.

Course Materials

Your instructor will provide you with your course materials.

Learner Requirements

Please ensure to wear comfortable clothing and footwear as you will be performing lifting and moving tasks.

Reasonable Accommodation

Should you experience any difficulty with any aspect of your People Moving & Handling Training Course to please speak with your instructor in confidence. They are here to help you.

You will be required to adequately demonstrate a defined set of practical skills and successfully complete MCQ to be awarded your Learn How Training People Moving & Manual Handling Certificate.

Instructor Quality and Training

The standard of training is kept consistently high for course participants.
Your Instructor undertakes frequent refresher training to maintain their instructor certifications.

Learners who successfully complete this course participants will be able to:


State the relevant safety legislation and to describe the limitations of the spine.


Identify the risks and hazards of working with people.


Move, handle and transfer a person safely.


Know the correct technique for moving a person in bed with a sliding sheet.


Identify and assess mechanical aids that should be used when moving a person (TILE) & perform a lift using a hoist.


Sit a patient to the edge of a bed, stand a person and know how to manage safely.


Transfer a person from bed to chair.


Manage a falling patient