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Train the Training - Moving & Handling of People


  • Leaners should have at least six months experience in assisting and moving of a person
  • Learners should hold a current, valid moving and handling certificate
  • Learners should have a proactive attitude, and willingness to supporting others through training and development within their organisation


Course Aims;

  • Understand techniques of training delivery
  • Be able to compile a varied Moving and Handling of People training programme
  • Know strategies of dealing with difficulties arising during training
  • Know training evaluation techniques
  • Know how to end a training event
  • Be able to plan and prepare Moving and Handling of People training event
  • Be able to deliver Moving and Handling of People training session
  • Be able to identify ways to develop own training practice


What does the course include


Day 1

Training the trainers. Level 3 - Credit value: 2

Learners will develop the basic skills required to train, exploring different learning styles, preparing and delivering a moving and handling training session, and evaluating and reflecting upon their own learning.

Assessment activity; Deliver a micro training session.

Days 2 and 3

Understanding and enabling assisting and moving individuals. Level 2 - Credit Level 4

Learners will demonstrate their handling skills and knowledge, adopting a person centred approach which takes into consideration key concepts of handling and the impacts upon the person being assisted or moved. These will include relevant legislation, risk assessment, basic anatomy of the spine, principles of effective movement and ranges of equipment.

Assessment activity; Deliver a five minute demonstration of a piece of equipment.

Day 4

Learners will prepare and deliver a practical demonstration following which they will reflect and evaluate their own learning.

Learners should expect some homework exercises in order to prepare presentations.

Assessment activity; Deliver a relevant practical demonstration of an area of their choice.

The course also gives learners opportunities to provide evidence of key skills in communication, and wider skills in working with others and improving their own learning and performance.


Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate a range of techniques which a trainer may use
  • Analyse ways to meet a range of learning styles and needs
  • Compile a varied Moving and Handling of People training programme
  • Evaluate own training programme
  • Analyse difficult situations that might arise for a trainer
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of strategies used to manage difficulties arising during a training
  • Analyse methods of evaluating a training event
  • Evaluate methods of ending a training event
  • Assess how one method of ending a training event might be used in own organisation
  • Plan and prepare to delivery Moving and Handling of People training session
  • Deliver planned Moving and Handling of People training sessions
  • Explain ways in which s/he can engage in continuing self-development
  • Develop a personal action plan for self-development with SMART objectives



Train the Trainer - Moving and Handling of People

£800.00 per person + VAT

Course Code TTMH10


01743 250 820

01743 250 826



The course can be delivered at an appropriate venue of your choice (facilitator travel and accommodation expenses may apply), or at ILP's Training Suite in Shrewsbury which has onsite parking and cafe facilities at a date to suite you.

Where 30 or more course places are booked, ILP may negotiate a discount to facilitate travel and accommodation expenses (where applicable).