Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF) diplomas in health and social care include units that cover all aspects of health and safety. These can also be studied as stand-alone units. There is also a QCF Level 2 Certificate Assisting and Moving Individuals for a Social Care Setting, and Level 3 Award Inducting Others in the Assisting and Moving of Individuals in Social Care. Click here for qualifications information at Skills for Care.
To search for training providers delivering QCF qualifications in Suffolk click here. More general training covering moving and positioning is also available. To search for training providers in Suffolk click here.
Skills for Care have a Care Certificate Standards booklet that sets out the 15 standards, including those for handling.
Scils stands for Social Care Information and Learning Services. There are a wide range of learning materials on the SCILS website to support professionals. The Suffolk Brokerage is able to offer a free subscription to this service. Call the Brokerage on 01449 720400 for the login code. Then click on Scils here to login in and access the useful training material.