Fully accredited CPD
5 star reviews
Next day certificates

Moving and Handling in Care

£20 + VAT

Studying our Moving and Handling in Care course is the perfect way to ensure you know the risk of poor moving in the care sector. Correct procedures when using specialist equipment are covered and a full knowledge of how to move people correctly will be developed.

What does this mean?


This course includes the option to play audio at no extra cost!

All about this course

Studying for this Moving and Handling in Care course will ensure that you understand the risks of incorrect handling in the care sector. The physical harm which can be caused to people will be explored and techniques to assess risk will be introduced. Correct procedures for using a wide range of different lifting equipment will also be covered in this course. Legislation and procedures relevant to care settings will be fully understood upon completion.

The course is great for anyone working with elderly or physically disabled people. This could include nursing staff, carers and specialist support workers.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Moving and Handling – The first unit of this Moving and Handling in Care course will introduce the various legislation relating to health and safety and the types of moving and handling you may be required to carry out. Responsibilities of employees and employers will also be covered as well as PUWER and LOLER.
  • Unit 2 – Risks in the workplace – This unit will consider the types of injury that might come about due to moving and handling procedures being carried out incorrectly and who is most at risk. Discussion will also include how risk is increased and how risk is assessed in order to control the possible risks that are involved in any sort of moving and handling.
  • Unit 3 – How to Use Equipment Safely – Next we will introduce different equipment that can be used in moving and handling and how to operate these safely. A number of different pieces of equipment will be covered including hoists, wheelchairs, wedges, lifting handles and various others. The need for PPE and safety precautions will also be examined.
  • Unit 4 – Effective Techniques for Moving and Handling – This final unit will look at the factors that are important when preparing someone to be moved or repositioned, such as health and safety factors and how to prepare the general environment. After this there will be an overview of some of the most common techniques used for moving and handling and how these can be executed safely.
Skills for Care

Skills for Care

The CPD Online College are endorsed by Skills for Care, the largest body for workforce development in social care in England. Only the best care training providers are able to meet their stringent requirements and the Skills for Care endorsement is the hallmark of quality when it comes to courses in the care sector.

Skills for Care logo

How it works

Choose your course and enrol

Get started by selecting your course from our selection of industry qualifications. Each course is crafted by experts in their field and created to the highest standards. Select which courses you need and purchase multiples if you are buying qualifications for more than one person.

Quickly enrol using our one page checkout. Here you can enter all of your details and create your account with your very own password. After your purchase you will be sent an invoice automatically for your records.

Work through your course

Each course is broken down into manageable sections. Work through these at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you get to grips with the content with no hassle.

Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.


Recognised CPD certification

Fully recognised CPD certification

Download and print

Print off a copy immediately once you finish

Next day dispatch

We send out your certificates the day after you pass

cpd certificate

Unique ID included

Unique ID number that can be verified by employers

Printed on 125gsm in full colour

Our certificates look great on your wall

Completion dates included

Never forget when to renew your certification

moving and handling in care course
Moving and Handling in Care
£20 + VAT