Health & Social Care Courses

Key Movers Train the Trainer Level 1 & Award in Moving People Safely, Level 2

This combination course of Train the Trainer and Moving People Safely allows your staff to return to their work environment with a set of skills to be able to train your staff to move the people they are supporting confindently and with dignity.

Train the Trainer

This section of the course is presented over two days, it is a dynamic, practical train the trainer course suitable for all levels of training professional. It is based on the training we give our own excellent trainers.

People expect a lot when they go on a course, and a 'run of the mill' training puts people to sleep. Spending four days with us will keep you awake - guaranteed.

Training should be about enlivening, inspiring and motivating people, giving them simple usable skills, and making the training room a really fun place to be. Most of all, we build confidence; the confidence to know that whatever is thrown at you staff, they will be able to make it work.

Safer Moving of People

The Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves assisting and moving people. It is the perfect course for those working in a variety of health and social care environments such as care homes.

Successful candidates will learn the key principles of safe handling and how to apply these in their workplace. They will also practise a range of techniques, ensuring that they leave the course confident in the safe moving and handling of people.

Course Content

  • Understanding group dynamics
  • Identifying your personal training style and staying true to it
  • Working the room
  • Turning the volume up and down
  • Setting the tone
  • Using anecdotes and personal stories to exemplify your training work
  • Knowing how to treat those in the room
  • Animation - knowing when to turn it up and down
  • Dealing with difficult participants and situations
  • Discover your ability to actually see what's going on in the room
  • 'Removing' yourself from proceedings
  • Knowing your own behaviour
  • A look at patterns and beliefs
  • Realising that everyone sees things differently
  • Seeing and dealing with sudden changes in your training environment
  • Recognising and dealing with potentially undermining situations
  • An opportunity to play out or rehearse specific scenarios
  • Designing a Training
  • Wrap up and review
  • Common manual handling injuries
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Manual handling laws
  • Risk assessments and risk control hierarchy
  • Potential impact to a person if moved incorrectly
  • Personal handling plans
  • Ways to preserve dignity, health and safety when moving
  • a person
  • Manual handling and the musculoskeletal system,
  • including: Centre of gravity Lever system
  • Centre of gravity
  • Lever system
  • Key movement principles when moving a person
  • Unsafe manoeuvres
  • Aids and equipment used to move people and objects: Types of aids and equipment Maintenance and requirements for testing
  • Types of aids and equipment
  • Maintenance and requirements for testing
  • Practical sessions: Solo moving of people and objects Team moving of people and objects Using aids and equipment
  • Solo moving of people and objects
  • Team moving of people and objects
  • Using aids and equipment

    Course Assessment

    Train the Trainer: Delegates will be assessed on a 15 minute presentation of their choice on Safer Moving Of People. Safer Moving of People: Two multi choice exam and practical assessments carried out throughout the course. Upon successful completion, the delegate will be awarded a certificate, which is valid for 3 years.

    Course Costs

    Our courses are competitively priced and we aim to beat any equivalent training quote so give us a call today and we can get you booked in.

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    Here are some recent testimonials

    Astrid made the course fun as well as informative. Having done other First Aid courses that were dry and dull can recommend this one!

    Julie P

    The most instructive course I have attended both in teaching methods and handouts.

    David S

    I really liked the scenarios and the games, these both really built confidence for me.

    Jenny H

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