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Moving and Handling Childminding
Moving and Handling Childminding

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Moving and handling is defined as any transporting or supporting of a load – something which you will find yourself doing on an almost daily basis in an early years setting! Because of this frequency, moving and handling is something you need to understand.

This course will look at how the body works when moving and handling and the legal background. It will also examine the importance of risk assessments and will ensure you know how to lift and lower safely and without injury.

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  1. To understand the body in relation to manual handling
  2. To understand the law around manual handling
  3. To understand the importance of risk assessments
  4. To know how to lift and lower safely

This course ensures your practice is in line with the requirements of the Childcare Act 2006 (the Act), as amended by the Children and Families Act 2014. It will also support your continuous professional development and enable you to keep well informed and up-to-date with current practice.

Should you wish to discuss your training needs based on the children in your care, please call 0800 774 787.

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  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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