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Manual Handling for Early Years Settings Training

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The Manual Handling for Early Years Staff Course is a half day course designed for those working in an early-years setting, looking to gain the knowledge and skills to carry out day-to-day manual handling tasks. Moving and Handling is a key part of the day for many early years workers and along with other musculoskeletal disorders, equate for more than a third of work-related injuries across all work sectors in the UK.

Who is the Course For?

All staff working in early years environment

Syllabus

  • Manual handling legislation
  • What is manual handling
  • Hierarchy of control relating to manual handling
  • Common workplace injuries, relating to manual handling
  • Risk assessing manual handling tasks
    • Generic assessments
    • Dynamic assessments
  • Good handling techniques
  • Do’s and do nots of safe lifting techniques
  • Practical lifting exercises common to early years settings

Prerequisite

  • The Manual Handling for Early Years Course is aimed at those over 16
  • Learners are required to demonstrate safe manual handling techniques as they would be applied in a real environment, therefore learners must be physically capable of doing this.

Course Duration

3 contact hours
Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over half a-day, 09:30 – 12:45

Awarding Body

There is no awarding body for this course, but it is certificated by Good Skills Training

Qualification Code

MHEY

Delivery Type

Face-to-face.

Maximum Learners Per Tutor

12

Assessment Method

The Manual Handling for Early Years Course is Assessed through a practical demonstration.

Re-Qualification

Manual Handling Training should be refreshed at regular intervals, every 3-years is a good guide to this. To renew your certificate, you will need to attend another Manual Handling for Early Years Course.

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