Introduction to Moving and Assisting with a Hoist

Course Overview

This course covers the theory and practice of using a hoist and other moving and handling equipment.  The course gives learners the opportunity to learn and demonstrate a variety of moving and handling practices, including the use of scenario based learning.  Delegates come away with crucial knowledge on the importance of good moving and handling, and consequences of poor practice.  All learners are advised to look at and be familiar with their company/employers policies and procedures.


  • Theory of Moving and Handling
  • A practical session for people movers including transfers from chair to chair, hoist training, etc
  • How to use handling belt, slide sheet, etc

Max delegates: 12
Course Length: 1 Day
Price: £60 per delegate
in-house: £445

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