Level 1 Principles of Moving and Handling

  • CSTF Aligned
  • Level: Foundation
  • Study time: 1 hour
Gain theoretical moving and handling training today with our online course.
Mandatory Training
This theoretical, foundation course is ideal for those who require knowledge of moving and handling principles. Our course is CSTF aligned and covers both UK and Jersey legislation.
  • Modules: 3
  • Exams: 1
Who is this course for?
Course Modules
Learning Outcomes
Technical Requirements

Who Is This Course For?

 Anyone needing moving and handling training for their place of work.

If your role entails the moving and handling of people, we recommend our Level 1 Moving and Assisting People course.

This course has similar content to our Level 1 Moving and Assisting People course. You should ensure that this course fits your needs before purchasing.

Course Modules

  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safe Moving and Handling

  • Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the legislation relevant to moving and handling
  • Understand anatomy of the spine and how the body is affected by moving and handling
  • Understand good moving and handling practices and how to apply these in the workplace

  • Assessment

    You must gain a minimum of 75% in the end of module assessments in order to gain your certificate for this course. You can attempt the assessments as many times as you would like.


    This course is CPD Certified.

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    This course is also CSTF aligned.

    Technical Requirements

    Please make sure you are familiar with our technical requirements before commencing a course:

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     Internet: You need to have an internet connection to access any of our online training courses.

     PDF Reader: Some of our courses come with PDFs and Word documents for download. You need to ensure that you have a PDF reader and word processor on your device to access these documents if you would like to download them.



  • Each of our courses comes with a certificate which you can use to demonstrate your knowledge to the world.
  • Some of our courses have assessments attached to them and you must achieve a certain mark to pass the assessment and gain your certificate.
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    Your certificate will be personalised with the name which you enter on completion of the course.
    • Name of the course completed
    • Date that the course was completed
    • Expiry date of certificate (where applicable)
    • Stamps of approval and/or accreditations
    • Learning outcomes of what you have learned during your training
    • Assessment score (only applicable for some courses)
    Example Certificate

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