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Handling of People: Manual Handling - Train the Trainer - SCAT-PP

Paulsgrove Housing Office (Discovery Training Room), Paulsgrove Area Housing Office, 195 Allaway Avenue , Portsmouth
Course Tutors
Kim Davidson
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Target Audience
Care Sector
target audience
Course Types
Workshop, Course
Course categories
Developing Practice / Health Safety and Wellbeing
Course description

This 5day course is based on the inter-professional curriculum framework for Back Care Advisers giving the opportunity for the delegate to reach the standards of a Key Worker (manual handling)/ Lead Trainer as recommended by National Back Exchange. 

Who should attend?

Please note to be a lead trainer relevant professional qualifications and at least 5 years working in a healthcare, educational or social care setting are required. Staff without this can still attend the course but will work under the supervision of the lead trainer. 


Training objectives

What can I expect?

  • The first two days are focusing on theory, to enable you to undertake manual handling risk assessment and competency assessment.

  • The next three days are focusing on practice to enable you to teach your staff safe manual handling techniques

Learning outcomes

What Will I Learn?

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Undertake manual handling risk assessments

  • Document manual handling risk assessments clearly

  • Competency assess manual handling practice in the workplace

  • Teach safe manual handling techniques


Additional Information

All course members are expected to participate in practical handling exercises. This will involve physical contact with other participants. Low-heeled shoes that support all of the foot and appropriate clothing should be worn. Managers should ensure that the staff they nominate are in a state of physical fitness commensurate with being able to undertake the practical elements of this course safely. If in doubt when nominating an individual or needing clarification about the state of physical fitness required to undertake the course safely, please discuss with the Learning & Development Officer. Candidates who in the professional judgement of the Learning & Development Officer would not be able to undertake the course with safety for themselves and others will not be trained.

Please be aware that by making this booking and agreeing to the terms and conditions, you are confirming you have your managers authorisation to attend this training and are aware of the cancellation/non-attendance charges that apply.

Start Date
Thursday 9 July 2020
End Date
Thursday 30 July 2020
Closing Date
Wednesday 8 July 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Maximum Places
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