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Manual Handling for Parents and Carers

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
3 hours
towards your CPD

Whatever role you are in, be it carer, parent, grandparent, situations could arise in which you need to move objects as well as your child. This module will show you what you need to do in order to handle objects and people safely and minimise the risk of injury.

Manual handling is moving anything where human force is required. The term manual handling covers activities that involve lifting, carrying, lowering, pushing or pulling a load. Examples of this can include putting bags into the car, carrying a child, pushing a wheelchair and lifting someone into a hoist.

Having completed this module, you will:

  • Understand the reasons why you need to know how to move and handle objects correctly.
  • Learn the key pieces of legislation that relates to manual handling; the responsibilities they place on any employer.
  • Understand the basic theory of how your spine works, common injuries and how you can avoid them.
  • Understand the key factors to take into account before undertaking the moving or lifting of a load.

Course Details

Lesson Plan

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • The Law
  • The Spine
  • Moving and Handling Objects Safely
  • Moving People Safely

Target Audience

This is a manual handling course that is aimed specifically at parents and carers.

Duration

With approximately 100 interactive screens - it is estimated that this module will take approximately 3 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


What our customers have said

I like this way of learning as I am not confident in a class room setting
07/05/2016 LF
I liked how it was both visual and narrated, I also liked the mini challenges at the end of each section and throughout the course.
30/03/2016 LW
It related to moving objects and people, defined the different problems related to each.
27/01/2016 KL
I thought clicking on boxes etc. for information was good and added interest to the course.
19/10/2015 KB
Easy to use.
09/10/2015 CM
It's fun to learn with the picture format, you are able to remember the module much better, it keeps you stimulated and wanting to

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@ukvirtual-college.co.uk, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943 885089.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?

What

This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.

How

The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course

When

This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 3 hours.

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