Moving & Handling For Ambulance Services

Course Overview

Solutions have been national advisers to the UK ambulance 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. We now proudly offer level 2, 3, and 4 awards which are on the R.Q.F.

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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, and refresher training.

We offer professional qualifications and awards for:

  • 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)

Available Course Options

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

Ideal for – Ambulance & CFR Sector - Staff with operational ambulance experience who wish to train others in safe moving and handling principles and conduct formal manual handling risk assessments.

Duration - 4 Days

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

Ideal for – Ambulance & CFR Sector – 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.

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

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 when moving and handling patients.

Duration – Annual Licence – average course completion time is 3.5 hours

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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0754 833 7845

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