Moving & Positioning Training


Theory & practical course providing the candidate with underpinning knowledge and skills to safely perform moving and positioning of individuals and handling objects/loads in a care setting.


Safe Moving & Positioning is key to ensuring high standards of care, and safety for residents and staff alike. It is also essential that in the event of a claim against you as a Care provider, you can prove you have trained your staff adequately.

Care-FULLY TRAINED’s Moving & Positioning course covers  both the theoretical and assessed practical aspects, and will ensure that your staff are complying with current relevant standards, legislation and techniques. They will also have practised using common assistive equipment in the correct manner.

This course will meet the requirements for both initial training of staff new to care, as well as refresher training for existing experienced staff. We also deliver a specific shortened half day annual refresher course.

If you have additional or unusual specific requirements we are able to tailor our course contents to your organisations’ needs, focussing on your particular client group or care setting.

Course Contents

The Law

Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

Ergonomics – Manual Handling

Risk Assessment

Falls, Physical & Psychological Effects

Controversial Lifts

Hierarchy of Control Measures

T.I.L.E.E Risk Assessment

Injuries & Types

The Human Spine

Causes Of Lower Back Pain

Posture & Back Care

Slipped Disc

Manual Handling Principles

Bariatric residents (in-between ‘T.I.L.E.E Risk Assessment’ and ‘Injuries & Types’)

Practical Activities