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Practical Hoisting Refresher

Who is this course for?

For care staff in the public and private sector and family members assisting moving and handling. For those with previous moving and handling training.


What does the course include

Delegates will update and refresh their practical understanding, skills and ability in hoist safety and use, with the opportunity to use a range of mobile hoist equipment and slings (loop and clip attachment, standard universal, in chair, para-silk types and others).

Upon completion of the course delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.


Learning Outcomes

  • Adopting a person centred approach with consideration to psycho-social impacts of hoisting
  • Types and consequences of injury
  • Spinal awareness
  • Principles of effective movement
  • legal responsibilities and duties
  • Risk assessment


Delegates will demonstrate and update their practices to:

  • Applying/removing a sling (seated and lying transfers)
  • Range of transfers and problem solving.

Practical Hoisting Refresher

£55.00 per person + VAT

Recommended Refresher date 2 years

Course Code PRREF


01743 250 820

01743 250 826



This course is held at our Training suite at The Lantern in Shrewsbury. The building has onsite parking and cafe facilities.