Course Details

Is this course for me?

This course is suitable for healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to enable them to recognise the principles of safe moving and assisting and the safe use of equipment such as hoists.

Like all of our Health and Social care courses our Level 2 Award in Moving, Assisting and Hoisting is mapped to CQC regulations, national guidelines and recognised qualifications. Find out more here.


What will I learn?

This course covers the following topics:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Legislation, company policy and responsibilities
  • Risk assessment, ergonomics and handling plans
  • Personal safety, principles of safer moving and handling, communication and team work
  • Participation, person centred approaches, advice and assistance and recording
  • Practical exercises

Assessment Criteria

This course is assessed through a combination of practical exercises and a knowledge paper.

Private CoursesAt your premises.

Looking to train a group? Our courses can be delivered at your premises. There are many benefits to booking in-house training, including:

  • Cost and time effective - save money by training a large number of your staff at the same time at your premises or locally
  • Flexible – arrange for courses to take place at a time that is convenient for your workforce. Talk to us about weekend and evening sessions.
  • Bespoke – speak with us about tailoring your First Aid training to be relevant to your particular work environment

£325 per group
Public Courses

Our scheduled public courses are held at our centre in Andover, Hampshire. For directions please click here.

  • Ideal for training small numbers
  • Many dates through out the year - get in touch to find a suitable date for you
  • Excellent training facilities
  • Easily accessible location in Andover which is close to the town centre

£45 per person


Get in touch today to find out more about this course. One of our friendly team will be get back to you as soon as possible to discuss your training needs.