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Safer People Handling - Practical Session Only - Afternoon - BHCC staff only

Course Code
BH/21/1464
Course Types
Training Event
Overview
Before attending this practical session you must have completed the knowledge and theory element of safer people handling by either completing:

‘Safer People Handling – Knowledge and Theory Session’ via Teams or ‘Safer People Handling - Adults – Interim COVID-19 Distance Learning’ elearning.

This session follows on from the Teams session / distance learning and covers transfer techniques and the use of transfer aids. Due to Covid-19 this training session will only be covering the practical element.

This practical session is only for Brighton and Hove City Council Adult Social Care staff. This practical session is open to both new starters and staff refreshing.

Certificate - please note your certificate for this course will only show you having covered the practical elements of Safer People Handling.  To be fully certificated for Safer People Handling this certificate must be accompanied by the certificate covering the knowledge and theory element of Safer People Handling.  It is expected that both courses/sessions are completed within a reasonable timeframe.

The programme has been amended due to the Covid-19 outbreak and infection prevention control measures and special instructions for attending this course are detailed in the attached document. Please ensure these are read and understood before applying and attending the programme. Delegates can also request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

Please note: - this course is open to adult social care staff across the council. Whilst the course is delivered in a covid secure way, please consider with your manager whether it is essential for you to attend as the delegates may be a mix of staff from different workplaces. Where possible, if you are able to attend with another member of staff in your organisation you will be placed together.


The practical training session will take place with a maximum of 4 delegates and will last for 3 hours. If you are unable to participate in the practical training session please do not book on this training session as you must be fit and well to participate.

During these current times delegates will need to enter Montague House by using the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, behind the wooden gate you will find the back door into the manual handling training room.


Note:
To access the distance learning you will need to go on to the learning gateway and click on the box that says - Covid-19 - Deployment and New Starters, then click on the box that says online learning and elearning, then scroll down to Covid-19 Elearning Category, then click on "click here to see Covid-19 elearning section" then scroll down to the Safer People Handling – Adults – Interim Covid-19 Distance Learning. Delegates need to click on full details and then click on Continue. You will then be able to start this online course which covers the knowledge and theory in Safer People Handling.
Start Date
Thursday 23 September 2021
End Date
Thursday 23 September 2021
Times
13:15 - 16:15
Number of Sessions
1
Learning outcomes
By the end of the session participants will, in line with Covid-19 risk assessment for face to face training, have:



  • Observed, discussed and participated in a range of current techniques and strategies for working with clients requiring assistance with mobility

  • Observed and participated in the use of a range of handling equipment designed to aid client transfers in line with current accepted best practice

  • Had the opportunity to participate in the practical use of hoists and a variety of slings that may be used to meet the needs of a range of clients, emphasising the elements of safer hoisting practice

Additional information
VERY IMPORTANT – It is essential that you and your manager read the attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants before attending this training.

Please note: - this course is open to adult social care staff across the council. Whilst the course is delivered in a covid secure way, please consider with your manager whether it is essential for you to attend as the delegates may be a mix of staff from different workplaces.

Delegates can request a full copy of the risk assessments that cover this training course.

During these current times delegates will need to enter Montague House by using the wooden gate on Somerset Street. This will be open on the day, behind the wooden gate you will find the back door into the manual handling training room.


Further points to note: -
Before attending this practical session you must have completed the knowledge and theory element of safer people handling by either completing:

‘Safer People Handling – Knowledge and Theory Session’ via Teams or ‘Safer People Handling - Adults – Interim COVID-19 Distance Learning’ elearning.

Certificate - please note your certificate for this course will only show you having covered the practical elements of Safer People Handling Certificate.  To be fully certificated for Safer People Handling this certificate must be accompanied by the certificate covering the knowledge and theory element of Safer People Handling.  It is expected that both courses/sessions are completed within a reasonable timeframe.


Participants must ensure they wear appropriate clothing and flat, comfortable footwear that covers the whole of the foot as you will be actively participating in safer people handling techniques. Open toed shoes and sandals are not acceptable and you maybe turned away due to health and safety reasons which will then incur a charge.

If you are unable to participate in the practical training session please do not book on this training session as you must be fit and well to participate.
Target Audience
Brighton & Hove City Council Staff
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Before attending this practical session you must have completed either:

‘Safer People Handling – Knowledge and Theory Session’ via Teams or ‘Safer People Handling - Adults – Interim COVID-19 Distance Learning’ elearning.


Certificate - please note your certificate for this course will only show you having covered the practical elements of Safer People Handling Certificate. To be fully certificated for Safer People Handling this certificate must be accompanied by the certificate covering the knowledge and theory element of Safer People Handling. It is expected that both courses/sessions are completed within a reasonable timeframe.
Venue
Montague House Manual Handling Training Room, Montague Place, Kemp Town
venue
Commissioner
Event Trainers
Herts Handling Training
tutors
Pricing Bands
Tier 1
£0.00
Tier 2
£0.00
Tier 3
£125.00
Tier 4
£125.00
Tier 5
£150.00