Teaching School Collaborative Sandwell


Moving & Handling Initial Course

Course details

Good moving and handling practice contributes positively to children’s physical and emotional welfare.  Poor practice may result in breaches of children’s rights.  Course content will provide advice about moving and handling children with disabilities/mobility difficulties: It will train staff to perform moving and handling duties more safely and comfortably:  It will make staff aware of manual handling legislation and risk assessments and it will train staff to use different equipment to aid moving and handling tasks.  

Course outcomes

Course members will feel more confident when carrying out duties that involve assisting pupils with tasks that require moving and handling and will meet the legal requirements for training. Loose comfortable clothing should be worn.  

Target Audience

All staff required to support the moving and handling needs of pupils with physical difficulties must be trained by an approved moving and handling trainers before undertaking any task.

Course location

The Orchard School Causeway Green Road Oldbury B68 8LD

“I now realise how wrong I was lifting/carrying – the course has saved my back!”

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