Manual Handling for Early Years Settings Training

Manual Handling for Early Years Settings Training

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Manual Handling for Early Years Settings Training

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

Prerequisites

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, 09:00 – 12:15

Awarding Body

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

Qualification Code

N/A

Delivery Type

Face-to-Face

Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The Manual Handling for Early Years Course has a maximum learner to tutor ratio of 12:1

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.

Booking an onsite course

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form by clicking here