QNUK Level 3 Award for Moving and Handling Trainers

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Fully Accredited with QNUK 

By completing this  Level 3 Award for Moving and Handling Trainers to you will become a confident practitioner able to pass on the skills and knowledge you will gain on this fantastic, up to date and interactive 3 day programme.

Become an Trainer and keep your employees, colleagues and patients safe and free from injury.

10% discount card for MILLERCARE for all successful delegates ! post_header_image_miller_smallAbout your Trainer

This course is delivered by Alison Meadows who is a Registered Nurse, Qualified teacher to higher education level and Rospa trained level 4  Moving and Handling practitioner.

Alison also has a specialist qualification in Orthopaedic and Spinal injuries Nursing and has worked in two Spinal Injuries Units in England and Australia. She is a member of ROSPA, the National Back Exchange, the Royal College of Nursing and is insured with Hiscox Insurance  

Trainer Pack

Included in this price is a comprehensive trainer pack for you to use in your workplace, contains a 70 slide power point presentation, handouts, assessments and training records! In fact everything you need to train in your own workplace!

Quality Learning Experience

We only deliver to small groups, max number 4, for a quality learning experience! During the programme you will put together your moving and handling training programme and have the opportunity to complete an Micro Teach session.

You will be provided with all the resources you require for the programme  and have the opportunity to improve your moving and handling skills and acquire new up to date skills!

Lunch and all refreshments provided- please advise us of any dietary issues on your booking form

Our training rooms are at Millercare Training and Service centre at Church near Blackburn where you will have access to a large range of moving and handling equipment and accessories. Address and directions below

Further information for Millercare Service Centre

How to Book

  • Request a booking form- email  ameadows@amtd.co.uk or call 07915609788 or use our contact us page.
  • Complete and return the booking form with the dates and venue you prefer and any dietary issues.
  • Alison will contact you to confirm your booking and invoice, you will also receive a gentle reminder a week before your chosen date.

To see when AMTD is running its next instructors course take a look at our dates and venues.


Level 3 Award for Moving and Handling Trainers  – Aims 

  • To gain relevant knowledge and competence in training others to safely move individuals in social care settings
  • To gain skills required for training others in safer moving and handling of people
  • To update/acquire knowledge and skills relating to legal, technical process or best practice changes/requirements
  • To update continuing professional development in moving and handling

Target group

  • Registered Managers
  • Registered Nurses
  • Supervisors
  • Team leaders
  • Senior carers
  • Previous Key Movers

Delegate Profile

This is a practical course, candidates must be physically fit enough to complete manual handling tasks on patients. Please inform the tutor if there are any moves that you feel you are unable to participate in. It is recommended that candidates wear appropriate flat shoes and loose fitting trousers.

Entry Requirements

  • Various Health and Social care sector employees including:
  • RegisteredCare managers
  • Registered Nurses
  • Care workers
  • Key workers
  • Personal assistants
  • Social  Care workers who can study at level 3
  • Previous Key Movers

Programme Content – Level 3 Award for Moving and Handling Trainers 

  • Unit 1 Principles of safer people handling
  • Unit 2 Applying the principles of safer moving and handling within the health and social care sector
  • Unit 3 Delivering Inclusive safer people moving and handling training sessions

Duration and Format

  • This is a 3 day Instructors course , all days 9.30 – 4.30, maximum number in group -4
  • The methods of teaching will consist of the following combination: observation, group work, individual work, practical skills practice and tutor input and feedback. All delegates will be expected to partake fully in all procedures and individual work activities.


  •  Multiple choice exam
  • Risk assessment
  • Observation by assessor
  • peer observations
  • Reflective account


Progression routes:

  • BTEC Level 4 Safer moving and handling of people
  • Level 4 preparatory award in Education and Training

3 year update

We look forward to welcoming you back in three years from the last day of your course to provide you with even more up to date information and practice. You will attend day 1 and 2 of the three day programme providing you an opportunity to meet other delegates from a variety of health and social care settings. Dont worry we will contact you at least 3 months before with a gentle reminder and choice of dates for your peace of mind. Cost £295 pp

Travel Information

Nearest train stations : Church or Accrington both approx half a mile away

Nearest Hotels –

Dunkenhalgh hotel and spa

Premier Inn Blackburn South

Premier Inn Blackburn Town Centre



Our close affiliation with Millercare helps us to provide training using the latest equipment and a great space in which to learn. Millercare are a leading mobility and healthcare company with over 60 year’s experience and 14 stores across the north-west. They support people to live independently with improved quality of life by supplying products, services, advice and training.

Delegates on this Moving and Handling – Manual Handling- Instructors Course – Train the Trainer course  travel from Blackburn, Preston, Manchester,Wilmslow, Macclesfield, Knutsford,  Liverpool, Chester, Lancaster, Morecombe, Blackpool, Clevelys, Fleetwood, Clitheroe ,Nelson, Colne, Skipton, Burnley,Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire , North Yorkshire .