Moving and handling in a Childcare setting- 3 hour course

Aims & Objectives

The aims and objectives of this course are to reduce the chances of childcare professionals suffering from avoidable back injuries and to educate all attendees about the importance of site specific risk assessments. All attendees will leave with an understanding of the safety measures and legalities involved with manual handling.

Course Content

  • Introduction & Course Administration
  • The Importance of back care
  • What the law says about Moving & Handling
  • Efficient Moving Principles
  • Break
  • Moving & Handling Children
  • Ergonomics & Training
  • Optional Session
  • Recap of Important Concepts
  • Course Closure & Evaluation


General Information

Maximum of 12 attendees per instructor

Course Duration

3 Hours

Delivery Technique

This course is delivered via a range of techniques including;

  • Instructor led presentation
  • Group practice
  • Group discussion
  • PowerPoint
  • Video presentation

The amount of different methods of presentation is flexible to suit the needs of the group.

Course Assessment

This course is subject to ongoing assessment by the instructor throughout the course, there is no final assessment. The instructor observes attendees practice sessions as the training progresses to ensure the required level of understanding.

Course Certification

All successful attendees will be awarded a certificate of attendance which is valid for three years.

What do I need to host this course on site?

A room that will comfortably seat your amount of attendees and allow for practical demonstrations during course


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