People Handling


People Handling training

DLF Training has been providing quality accredited training for over 15 years on a range of courses to professionals in the area of equipment provision. This course is for any staff member who supports others with their mobility needs in a Health and Social Care Setting. Our trainers will come to your preferred venue to deliver this. 

For more details on what is included in the course or to make a booking, please contact or call 0300 123 3084

Course Length
We deliver practical moving and handling courses over 1 day of face-to-face training. The day will include demonstrating the use of equipment you use within your service whilst providing the knowledge that underpins this. Those attending will be observed using the equipment effectively throughout the day.

Learning Outcomes

  • Know how legislation relating to moving and handling applies to their role
  • The principals of safe handling
  • How to risk assess for moving and handling
  • Demonstrate the correct movement of an inanimate object
  • Demonstrate the correct way to assist an individual with moving
  • Demonstrate the correct use of a range of equipment

All our courses are CPD accredited and you will receive a certificate on completion.

All People Handling training courses require learners to get involved and try techniques for themselves. Please ensure you arrive appropriately dressed, with loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes. If you feel you may struggle with some positions, please alert your trainer on arrival, or email us on

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