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ASC - Moving and Handling of People Competency and Observation Refresher (Poole Venue) (Cancelled 12/3/2020) event
Start date Thursday 19 March 2020 Add to Outlook Calendar
Times 09:30 - 16:30 
Arrival Time 09:15 
Closing date Thursday 19 March 2020
Learning and Development Suite, Poole Civic Centre Annexe, BCP Council, Park Road, Poole, BH15 2RT
Venue notes Please leave sufficient time to park when travelling to this venue

A pay and display car park is located outside the Civic Centre reception (BH15 2RU - limited spaces available)

Free on-road parking is available on Whitecliff Road, Sherwood Avenue and some surrounding roads (10 minutes’ walk to Civic Centre Annexe)

The pedestrian entrance is accessed via Sandbanks Road (opposite a blue and white house) and is signposted 'Learning and Development' (no delegate parking available) 
Event Leader Jack Christopher 
Event Contributor
Jack Christopher 
Admin Contact Jo - Ann Challis (
Event Description ***This course replaces Facilitator Refresher training***

This is a one-day course for staff who have already attended Facilitator Induction/Facilitator Refresher or Competency and Observation training.

The aims of this course:
To ensure that delegates have appropriate competence in the safe moving and handling of people
To ensure that delegates who validate workplace moving and handling activities of care employees become proficient in basic observation and assessment techniques
To ensure that delegates are able to communicate effectively, deliver constructive feedback and produce appropriate action plans
This training must be refreshed every 12 months.

If your organisation's terms of payment require a purchase order, please enter the PO number in the box marked ‘Special requirements' when making your booking.
We will charge a full course fee for any booked delegate who gives less than seven calendar days' notice of a cancellation, or who does not attend on the day of the course. 
Event Outcomes By the end of the session participants will be able to:

Describe the principles of safe moving and handling in the context of key legislation
Explain the basic principles of risk assessment
Identify the factors that can lead to injury from manual handling
Demonstrate good moving and handling technique in different scenarios, including complex situations
Assess the competency of employees and validate their practice in the workplace using relevant assessment paperwork
Demonstrate effective communication and constructive feedback 
Course Cost £ 40 
Event Charges Notes The course fee for non-Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council staff is £40 per delegate. The course is subsidised for staff in BCP Adult Social Care Services and Adult Social Care Commissioning. The course fee for other BCP service units is £40 per delegate.  
Maximum places
Minimum places
Programme Area Adult Social Care 
Event Notes Delegates are required to observe guidance regarding suitable clothing (see separate guidance document). Please note lunch is not provided on this course. Please contact Jo-Ann Challis on 01202 261013 if you have any queries. 
No of sessions 1