Claremont School

Manual Handling for Education


Claremont School are proud to present a one-day course to train staff in the safe practice of Moving and Handling pupils who have physical difficulties.

This interactive one-day course will equip attendees with the knowledge and skills to meet the Manual Handling requirements of the individuals they are supporting.

This course covers:


Looking after yourself

Disability awareness

Principles of safe manual handling

Completing Manual Handling Risk Assessments

Practical tecniques (1 person lifts, 2 person lifts, hoisting and assisting)

    Any mainstream school involved in receiving a pupil from Claremont can claim for supply costs and course fees for two staff to be trained.

"It is essential that establishments have safe systems for the management of children who have  physical difficulties, including the lifting and transferring of these pupils"  (quoted from the Bristol City Council Training)

For more details about the course please email