Moving and Handling

This is the Level 1 Moving and Handling micro skills course

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
NHS Health Education England

What will I learn?

  1. List resources including legislation, local/national policies and guidelines
  2. Identify an organisation€™s responsibilities for promoting a safe working environment including best moving and handling practices
  3. State your responsibilities for ensuring and promoting best moving and handling practices
  4. Identify risk factors that may cause injury
  5. State the correct posture for safe moving and handling practices
  6. Describe the importance of good back care
  7. List how to carry out a risk assessment and how to control risk
  8. Explain the importance of good communication and a team approach

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.