Level 1 Moving and Assisting People

  • CSTF Aligned
  • Level: Foundation
  • Study time: 1 hour
Write your awesome label here.
Mandatory Training
Theoretical, foundation course for those who require knowledge of moving and handling principles.

This course is CSTF aligned and meets the Healthcare Trainers Network Gold Standard for Compliance.
Who is this course for?
Course Modules
Learning Outcomes
Technical Requirements

Who Is This Course For?

 Anyone needing moving and assisting of people training for their place of work.

Please note: This moving and handling course is designed for those who work in care roles, and move and assist people as part of their role.

If you do not move and assist people as part of your role, we suggest our Level 1 Principles of Moving and Handling course instead.

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

Course Modules

  • The Legal Aspects of Moving & Assisting

  • The Body & What Can Go Wrong During Manual Handling

  • Principles of Safe Moving & Handling
  • In House Policies & Procedures

  • Learning Outcomes

  • State their obligations and that of their employers regarding manual handling
  • Understand the consequences of poor manual handling practice
  • State the actions to be taken in the event of a manual handling manoeuvre being required within their working environment
  • Identify and use correct manoeuvres for use on a range of different manual handling situations

  • 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 CSTF aligned and meets the Healthcare Trainers Network Gold Standard for Compliance.

    Click to read more about our accredited courses.

    This course is also CSTF aligned.

    Technical Requirements

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

     Web browser: Google Chrome or Firefox. Some of our courses/elements of courses will not work on other internet browsers.

     Device: Although our courses work on any device connected to the internet, we recommend a desktop or laptop for optimal learning experience.

     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.
  • The certificates are printable, and will be saved in your Care Academy profile where they will remain for as long as you keep your Care Academy account. For further information about downloading your certificate after you have exited a course, visit our Virtual Help Desk.

    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

    You Might Also Be Interested In