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Moving and Handling Induction

"16 years in care - best manual handling I've had! Very informative and relaxed"

"I've learnt more your training course then I ever have on any previous patient handling course"

Course Aims

Training is based on The Handling of People 6th Edition.

To meet the statutory needs of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992. To provide sufficient knowledge and training for the delegate to carry out manual handling tasks safely, confidently and avoid injury to both him/herself and others. The course will also include a suitable risk assessment format. We also offer a site visit to your place of work to carry out a risk assessment on the ground should you require it.

Suitable For

For staff members who move patients as part of their duties.

Course Length

1 day




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 Bowthorpe site:

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

"I found the one-day course very informative. Lovely venue too"

"Have learnt a great deal, some details I heard for the first time in 22 years of nursing"

Course Dates

Norvic Training, Bowthorpe Hall, Bowthorpe Hall Road, Norwich, NR5 9AA

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