Non-Clinical Moving and Assisting - Level 1 (CPDUK Accredited)

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    Non-Clinical Moving and Assisting - Level 1 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    60 minutes

    CPD Hours

    1 hour


    CPD Certification Service


    CPD Certificate

    Certificate Validity

    3 years

    Who is the course for?

    This non-clinical moving and assisting level 1 online course is designed for all non-clinical staff in health and social care settings, including those working in care homes, domiciliary, and residential settings, as well as hospital clerks, carers, and cleaners. It is ideal for anyone involved in moving and assisting people or objects, providing them with the knowledge and skills to perform these tasks safely.

    Course content

    This online non-clinical moving and assisting level 1 course includes:

    Key definitions

    • Understanding essential terminology related to moving and assisting.


    • Your duties under health and safety legislation.

    Legislation overview

    • Key laws include the Health and Safety at Work Act and Manual Handling Operations Regulations.

    Injury prevention

    • Strategies to prevent common injuries related to moving and handling.

    HSE guidelines

    • Understanding guidelines set by the Health and Safety Executive.

    Practical guidance

    • Best safe moving and handling practices include correct posture and techniques.

    Summary and assessment

    • Recap critical points and assess to test knowledge and understanding.

    Course aims

    This non-clinical moving and assisting online course aims to:

    • Equip participants with the necessary skills to move and assist safely, reducing the risk of injury to themselves and others.
    • Promote understanding of legal responsibilities and best practices in moving and assisting within healthcare and social care environments.

    Learning objectives

    This non-clinical moving and assisting elearning course will:

    • Clarify the responsibilities of staff involved in moving and assisting activities, ensuring awareness of legal and procedural expectations.
    • Review and discuss key legislation and guidelines relevant to moving and assisting, including the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Manual Handling Operations Regulations.
    • Highlight common injuries associated with moving and handling tasks and present strategies for injury prevention and risk management.
    • Provide instructions on proper techniques for safe handling, emphasising the importance of correct posture and effective coordination within a team.

    Learning outcomes

    On completion of this non-clinical moving and assisting level 1 online training course, you will be able to:

    • Outline an organisation's responsibilities for promoting a safe environment, including best moving and assisting practices.
    • Explain your responsibilities for ensuring the best moving and assisting practices.
    • State risk factors that may cause injury.
    • Demonstrate the correct posture for safe moving and assisting practices.
    • Describe the importance of good back care.
    • Explain the importance of good communication and a team approach.

    Accreditation and Certification

    This CPD-accredited non-clinical moving and assisting e-learning course for volunteers is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. Upon completion, participants will earn a CPD Certificate valid for three years.

    The course meets comprehensive compliance requirements set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Regulatory and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) and Care Inspectorates (Wales and Scotland), Skills for Care Core and Mandatory Training Framework and the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) and other UK health and social care regulatory bodies.

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    Why is the course important?

    The non-clinical moving and assisting - level 1 course is crucial for ensuring the safety and health of all non-clinical staff in healthcare and social care settings. This training equips participants with essential skills to move and assist safely, significantly reducing the risk of injuries. By understanding legal responsibilities and best practices, including the correct use of manual handling techniques and adherence to health and safety legislation, staff can protect themselves and those they support. Accredited by the CPD Certification Service, this course ensures compliance with UK health regulations, making it indispensable for creating a safer work environment.

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