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Manual Handling of People

This course follows the All Wales NHS Manual Handling Training Passport & Information Scheme and teaches students how to move people at minimal risk to both patients and themselves.

Who it is for:

This course is designed for people in the care industry or anyone who move adults as part of their job.

What you will learn:

  • Modules A – F of the All Wales Manual Handling Passport Scheme
  • Principles of moving and handling
  • Spinal anatomy and related injuries
  • Risk assessment and reduction
  • Local policies
  • Emergency procedures
  • Safe moving techniques
  • Using manual handling equipment


There is no formal assessment on this course. Students are continually assessed by our highly experienced St John trainers.


All successful delegates will receive a St John Wales certificate, valid for 1 year.


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