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Level 2 Award in Moving, Assisting and Hoisting

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Aim

To ensure that healthcare support workers and adult social care workers recognise the principles of safe moving and assisting and the safe use of equipment such as hoists.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the legislation surrounding moving and assisting
  • Understand common injuries caused by moving and assisting and how to avoid them
  • Understand the principles of risk assessment and ergonomics
  • Be able to explain controversial techniques
  • Know how to deal with falling / fallen clients Understand the importance of effective communication and team positioning
  • Be confident in moving and assisting techniques including lateral transfers and hoist techniques

Certification

Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 3 years.

Accreditation

External accreditation is available for this course, if required, through the CIEH or Advantage Accreditation. Additional costs will apply, please contact us.

Additional Information

We can also provide a Level 3 Award in Assessing Competency in Moving and Assisting, and the Level 2 Award in Patient Hoisting, please call us for details and pricing.

Mapped to

F/502/7587, links to HSC 2028, outcome 1, 2, 3.6, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 6, MH203 outcome 1, 2,3, 4.1, 4.5, 4.6, 5.2, 5.3, 6.4, 6.6, 6.7, 7.

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It's really nice to work with someone in training who is so switched on and focussed to our needs. It's a real pleasure. I know that when I have one of those 'Oh no' moments and diary dates clash, our account manager will be there and will sort things out for us.

Learning & Development Office Manager - Domiciliary Care Agency - Birmingham
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