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Online Moving and Assisting of People Level 2 (VTQ)

This course includes safer moving and positioning of people as well as manual handling of objects which is immensely important in the healthcare industry. This course is ideal for all workplace requirements which require heavy lifting. Start learning to prevent risk of injury to yourself or others. Sign up now!

This Course Includes:

  • Endorsed by Skills for Care & TQUK
  • 3.0 hrs CPD Certificate
  • Evidence Based Training Certificate
  • Instant printable wall certificate
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
  • 24/7 on-demand video
  • Access on mobile
  • Weekly refresher video
  • Expiration reminder
  • Student manual

Course Details

Video Playtime

3 hours and 14 minutes

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English

Instructor

Keith Sleightholm

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English

Moving and Assisting of People Level 2 (VTQ) - Online at a Glance

We have been recognised as an endorsed provider from Skills for Care, earning the prestigious distinction as a Centre of Excellence within training and health & social care.

This online Moving and Assisting of People course is ideal for continuous professional development, refresher training or familiarisation. This can be completed solely online if distance learning is all you require in your role.

This online course also forms part one of the Blended Moving and Positioning of People course. Complete this online component and then make arrangements to complete blended part two in a classroom setting and with a fully equipped and qualified instructor. 

This course is ideal for all workplace requirements, as it includes safer moving and positioning of people as well as manual handling of objects. The course is designed to meet the requirements and recommendations of the HSE Manual Handling Regulations 1992 as well as other relevant regulations and guidelines. It also includes a module on slips, trips and falls.

ProTrainings are one of the few Skills for Care centres of Excellence where we passed stringent checks to prove our commitment to high-quality training and compliance. 

It can be taken as an online or classroom course by one of our approved instructors. The online course also acts as a good refresher course for those who just need their skills to be refreshed.

This qualification is intended as a further development qualification for those working in areas where the assistance and movement of people is an essential part of their role. Individuals gaining this qualification will learn that any moving and handling must be carried out correctly and recognise the importance of this in ensuring a safer working environment for all. Learners will develop their knowledge and skill in relation to moving and handling, including:

  • The reasons for safe moving and handling
  • The importance of risk assessment
  • The principles of safe manual handling
  • The safe application of manual handling skills

Learners will also develop the specialist knowledge and skills related to moving people safely, including:

  • The personal safety, health and dignity issues relating to the movement of people
  • The importance of risk assessment and handling plans to reduce the risk of injury
  • The principles of use of different types of equipment
  • The safe application of moving people skills

This course includes a variety of practical assessments where specialised equipment is required. This means the following equipment must be available to use to pass this course:

  • Transfer board
  • Slide sheet
  • Turntable
  • Hoist
  • Sling
  • Wheelchair
  • Care bed
  • Care chair
  • Walking stick (optional)
  • Adequate room to perform the technique and to use the equipment

The equipment must be serviced and fit for purpose.  

This ProTrainings Qualification is also endorsed by TQUK, who is an Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual. This gives an extra level of appreciation on this ProTrainings qualification. You can buy an endorsed certificate if you need one, once you pass the course. You do not have to buy this extra certificate and the course is the same whichever option you choose.

ProTrainings Europe is a proud sponsor of Backcare who aims to significantly reduce the burden of back pain by providing information and advice to all people and organisations affected by back pain.


Frequently Asked Questions

Which occupations use this course?

The Online Moving and Assisting of People Level 2 (VTQ) Course is perfect for:

  • Care workers
  • Nurses
  • Doctors
  • Childcare workers
  • Families
  • Dental workers
  • First Aiders

I want to complete a short practical module after completing the online course, is this possible?

We have a network of over 1000 approved and monitored instructors to deliver a short skill training session nationwide or we can come to your workplace to deliver the training. This blended training saves class time and provides the same qualification. Contact us on 01206 805359 to discuss your options.

What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.