Moving & Handling For Ambulance Services

Course Overview

Solutions have been national advisers to the UK emergency service since 1997 when they were called upon by the H.S.E. to give guidance to ambulance trusts that had been either prosecuted or received improvement notices from the H.S.E. in respect of non-compliance with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

Our team are Internationally recognised contributors into the research of “what constitutes effective moving and handling training”. This research was performed by the Ergonomics Department at Loughborough University. 

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Our solutions include bespoke, train the trainer programmes, access to our industry leading online theory course (Moving People), classroom-based specific training, refresher training and blended learning solutions (mix of online and face to face training).

We offer professional qualifications and awards which are on the regulated qualifications network:

  • QNUK Level 2 Award in Moving & Handling People Safely (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Moving & Handling for Trainers (Emergency Services) (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Education & Training (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Manual Handling Risk Assessment (RQF)

Available Course Options

Solutions conduct Nationwide ambulance-specific moving people training programmes open to any individual or organisation.

Moving People Train the Trainer – Full 4 day Programme, aimed at the emergency services (ambulance, fire, CFR).

The fee is £995 per delegate and includes the provision of the Q.N.U.K. Level 3 “Moving and Handling Trainers” award (Emergency Services) R.Q.F which is on the regulated qualifications framework. All delegates will also receive post training support for a year, including access to our industry leading, sector bespoke training materials to assist with their redelivery of this training.

The next course booked will be held at The SkillZone (The Skillzone Head Office, 96 Forrest Street, Airdrie, Scotland) on Tuesday 11th June – Friday 14th June 2024. 

Contact us for further details or to book – 07751645724

Moving People Train the Trainer - “Moving & Handling of Patients”

Ideal for – Emergency Services - Staff with operational experience who wish to learn the skills to train others in safe moving and handling principles and conduct formal manual handling risk assessments in accordance with best practice as of 2024. 

Duration - 4 Days

Qualification - QNUK Level 3 Award for Moving and Handling Trainers (Emergency Services) (RQF)

Moving People Train the Trainer Update/Refresher - “Moving & Handling"

Ideal for – Emergency Services – Existing qualified Moving and Handling trainers who wish to remain confident and competent in their roles and want to develop their existing skills in accordance with best practice as of 2023.

The qualification network guidelines are that trainers should attend an update course every 12/18 months.

Duration - 1 Day

Moving People Induction Course - “Moving & Handling of Patients”

Ideal for – Staff with little or no previous experience in moving & handling and are required to learn the basic knowledge and technical skills to move and handle patients in a confident, competent, and compliant manner.

Duration – 1 Day plus pre course e-learning

Optional Qualification - QNUK Level 2 Award in Moving and Handling People Safely (RQF)

Moving People Online Course - “Moving & Handling of Patients”

Ideal for – Ambulance & CFR Sector - Staff who work in Ambulance and Responders sectors that want to be confident and competent on the underpinning theoretical knowledge of moving and handling patients safely.

Duration – Average completion time is 3.5 hours

Certification - Solutions certificate of completion

Moving & Handling Equipment

Ideal for – People that move & handle people/patients/pupils

About – We offer, easy to use, cost effective moving and handling equipment, some of which is unique to us. Our products have been designed by healthcare professionals to enhance moving
and handling techniques, and to ensure safer transportation of people/patients/pupils.

All our products are manufactured in the U.K.

What our learners say – Train the Trainer Course

Of the last 100 Moving and Handling Train the Trainer courses:
92 learners rated the quality of the trainer, quality of resources, training methods and course contents as being “Extremely Effective” in assisting the “trainee” to learn and the remaining 8 learners gave a rating of “Very Effective”.

We are proud to boast that all 100 stated that they would recommend this course to others!

What our learners say –
e-learning Course

We gather learner feedback for every completed online course, requesting ratings across 16 dimensions on the effectiveness of the course, 92% have rated the course as good or above!

We would love to hear from you.

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0775 164 5724

Solutions Training & Advisory Ltd, Unit 3, Investment House, 28 Queens Road, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 9UT

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Solutions have designed innovative pieces of moving and handling kit unique for the ambulance community

Used by many NHS Trusts Nationwide