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Foundation Level Manual Handling

Location:
Duration:
6 Hours
Dates and times:
21st January 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Designed for:
Our Foundation Level Manual Handling courses are aimed at support staff whose main role is the handling of people and are designed specifically for the workplace service provider be it residential, nursing or home based.
Price:
£78.00
Per person +VAT

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Acorn Health & Safety
Unit 2, Tower Lane Business Park, Tower Lane, Warmley
Bristol
BS30 8XT

Why do our customers choose us

Acorn Health and Safety Manual Handling Training and Consultancy

Musculoskeletal injury continues to account for significant sickness absence amongst the UK workforce. Our manual handling training team is led by Sarah, a registered nurse and advanced moving and handling practitioner

Our courses are delivered by knowledgeable and enthusiastic consultants and trainers all of whom hold adult teaching qualifications supported by a professional qualification and considerable, hands on practical experience both in the care and community sectors, this is reflected in our grounded, pragmatic approach.

Teaching 18,000 delegates a year Acorn Health & Safety offer training to individuals, groups and entire staff teams we are committed to providing excellent training delivered in a relaxed, yet informative style.

How do we approach manual handling training?

Our course programme employs a variety of teaching techniques to meet the needs of individual delegates and includes the following:

  • Predisposing factors of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Postural awareness and static loading
  • Spinal awareness
  • Principles of safer handling
  • Legislation
  • Risk assessment
  • Unsafe practice
  • Practical client handling techniques
  • Hoist training
  • Team handling

Owing to the practical nature of this course a basic level of general fitness is required.  Delegates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline. Should you have any questions relating to the accessibility of this course please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

This course is of 6 hours (one day) duration

What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?

We’ll provide delegates with a variety of printed course materials including workbooks and handouts. On successful completion of this course delegates will receive a printed course certificate.

Post course our team of consultants and trainers are available to answer any questions you might have.  You’ll also receive an automatic reminder prior to course expiry.

Our ‘foundation level manual handling’ course is just one of over 60 courses we offer. Acorn Health & Safety provides training and consultancy in first aid, fire safety, food safety, manual handling, healthcare training and health and safety.

We can provide a wide variety of accredited or tailor-made courses, these can be ‘in-house’ or ‘open’ programmes.

Our ‘in-house’ course programmes are the most cost effective option if you’ve a number of staff requiring training, and in many cases can be adapted to include reference to local policy, practice and documentation.  These courses can be delivered either at any suitable venue or you can hire our purpose-built training centre located in Warmley, Bristol, whichever is best suited to your needs.

We also run a rolling programme of ‘open courses’ which are particularly suited for individuals, organisations that only have a few delegates or those looking to release small groups of staff at a time.

Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost effective solution.

For other courses, relevant to your industry or sector please see our industry information page, alternatively we have found that people attending this course also attend:

Method of Assessment: Multiple Choice Question Paper

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For changes and updates to your account details please call us on 0117 958 2070

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£78.00

Prices exclude VAT at the current UK rate.

Location:
Bristol
Duration:
6 Hours
Dates and times:
21st January 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Designed for:
Our Foundation Level Manual Handling courses are aimed at support staff whose main role is the handling of people and are designed specifically for the workplace service provider be it residential, nursing or home based.
Price:
£78.00
Per person +VAT

Course Location:

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Acorn Health & Safety
Unit 2, Tower Lane Business Park, Tower Lane, Warmley
Bristol
BS30 8XT

T: 0117 958 2070
E: info@acornsafety.co.uk


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