Award in Safer Moving and Handling of People is Accredited by SQA. This is a 1 day course(minimum 6 hours) based in the classroom. You will also require the use of bed, preferable profiling bed, patient mobility hoist as well as other patient handling equipment such as sliding sheets, banana boards, turning discs etc appropriate to the criteria for the award.
Award in Safer Moving and Handling of People
SCQF Level 5
SCQF Level 5 Award in Safer Moving and Handling of People
This award gives a great induction in the Level 5 Award in Safer Moving and Handling of People principles and practice, is a great refresher training course in practical skills and safe movement. The award will cover the core safety aspects of safe movement, as well as the core moves in safe movement of people with and without equipment as required.
How Will I Be Assessed?
To achieve the Award in Saver Moving and Handling of People the learner must complete assessment methods as listed below to meet all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria
Multiple choice question with further opportunity for professional discussion plus practical assessment / demonstration
Successful delegates will receive a Level 5 Award in Safer Moving and Handling of People certificate
Summary of Learning Outcomes
- Understand the reasons for safe moving and handling of people
- Be able to move and position individuals safely, maintaining their dignity
This one day course is certified through SQA/SafeCert