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Moving and Handling Refresher

"A very informative course, fab content and presented very well."

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Course Aims

Care Quality Commission require all those who move patients as part of their duties, and have already undergone induction training in the subject, to attend an annual moving and handling refresher session. 

Suitable For

For staff members who have attended a moving and handling induction session and who move patients as part of their duties.

Course Length

3 hours


This is aimed at those who have been trained in moving and handling. The course is not intended for those needing to train in handling for the first time.


All delegates will receive a Norvic certificate of attendance

Course Venue

Open courses are held regularly at our training venues in Norwich, Norfolk and Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Alternatively, courses can be arranged at your own site anywhere in the UK (subject to suitability).


Posture and Ergonomics

Basic biomechanics

Assisting movement to correct position in a chair plus sit to stand

Unconscious casualty from a chair

Equipment available at our Drayton site:

• Slide sheets • Standaid • Rotastand • Hoist and slings • Handling belts • Handling sling • Turntables

"Trainers were very helpful - made us feel very comfortable and made sure we understood everything very clearly."

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