Moving and handling for first aiders
This one-day course is recommended for any first aider who needs
to move or handle casualties. It is designed to ensure both first
aiders and casualties stay safe in an
Who should attend?
This course is designed for any first aider
who needs to lift or handle casualties in an emergency environment.
We ask that attendees already complete our Moving and Handling Principles course, or an
What you will learn?
You will learn safer lifting techniques,
how to identify potential handling risks in an emergency
situation, and how to move and handle casualties so
that risks are reduced.
Applying moving and handling principles and basic skills
Using carry chairs, ambulance trollies, wheelchairs and many
Assessment and certification
Candidates are assessed by the trainer through observation, and
if successful they will receive a St John Ambulance certificate
valid for three years.
Book your place on this course
This course runs on demand only. If you would
like to arrange a course, please
contact us by filling our this form or call us
on 0844 770 4800*.