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Moving and Positioning Training

Moving and Positioning Training

Superior Healthcare offers a one-day Moving and Positioning Training Course to help reduce the risk of injury to both care and nursing teams and the service users when performing people moving & handling techniques in the workplace

Moving and Positioning Training

The Basic Life Support Training course takes place over 3 hours and will teach the theoretical knowledge followed by the relevant practical “hands on” competency assessments to improve knowledge and skill.

The aim of our Moving and Positioning Training is to ensure team members recognise the principles of safe moving and assisting and the importance of risk assessment prior to any moving and assisting task

Learning Outcomes:

  • Awareness of Legislation including Health and Safety at Work Act, PUWER, LOLER, Manual Handling Regulations Operations (1992)
  • Duties and Responsibilities of Employer and Employee
  • Anatomy of Spine
  • Risk Assessment using safe principles E.L.I.T.E
  • Reducing risk and removing hazards
  • Understanding R.I.D.D.O.R
  •  Safe use of correct equipment
  • Knowledge of dangerous moves
  • Ability Test
  • Chair Moves to stand and chair to chair transfer
  • Slings – inserting whilst in bed/in a wheelchair
  • Hoist – bed to chair transfer

Book Your Place - Moving and Positioning Training

Training can be conducted at our Whitstable Head Office or at a location convenient for you within the South East.


Duration – 3 hours (1/2 day)

Maximum number of delegates: 12

Book your place

Find out more about accredited CPD courses here, or see our current vacancies.