People Moving and Handling Training

People Moving and Handling Training

People Moving and Handling Training Course is designed to instruct the trainee in the theory, safe and effective techniques used in safe moving and handling of people in a variety of settings.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who requires training in the safe movement and handling of patients under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work 2005 and Manual Handling Regulations 2007.

Participants per course:

Maximum 6.

Course Duration:

5 hours max.

Course Programme:

  • Legislation
  • Anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessments
  • Mechanical Equipment
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness & Flexibility
  • Principles of Safe Manual Handling
  • Patient Manual Handling moves:
    • Sitting up
    • Turning
    • Standing
    • Walking
    • Sitting
  • Dealing with a falling and fallen patient
  • Use of hoist
  • Use of enablers such as banana boards & turntables.


Corribview Safety Services People Moving and Handling Training Certificates are awarded to all participants upon successful completion of course.

Valid for 3 years.

Course Cost:

From €600 p/course

Funding Eligibility

This course has been approved by Next Level Skillnet for funding. Next Level Skillnet members are given financial support with training costs (fee subvention) for their employees. This can be as much as 40% of the course cost.

How do we become a member?

Becoming a member of our network is easy. There is no membership fee required however your company must match the following criteria:

– Your company must not be a public-sector company.

– Your company must either be paying employee’s fees directly or else reimbursing employees that pay their own fees.

*Self-Employed individuals are also eligible for funding.