Moving & Handling (People Handling): 2 Day
Overview of HNMS People Handling Introduction/Core Module) Course


Course Overview
This course is intended for people who have had no experience in the past 3 years of Moving and Handling based on the Neuromuscular Approach to Human Movement (NMAHM)®. It is also the Core Module for people wishing to develop their skills in specific areas. See the Course Pathways for more details.


  • To enable participant awareness of the causes of musculoskeletal injury
  • To enable the participant to gain knowledge/skills associated with client moving/movement
  • To enable participants to implement safer practise in the workplace
  • To offer participants opportunities to assess their own health and well-being through analysis of their habitual movement pattern


  • Participants will gain skills/knowledge to allow then to assess individual/personal risks within movement situations
  • Participants will be aware of Condemned/Controversial Practices
  • Participants will be aware of Laws & Regulations relating to Moving & Handling
  • Participants will develop Moving & Handling Problem Solving skills

Course Content

  • How musculoskeletal injury occurs
  • How to prevent/minimise injury
  • Risk Assessment
  • Condemned/Controversial Practices
  • Laws and Regulations
  • Problem Solving Activities
  • Demonstration and Supervised Practise
  • Neuromuscular Conditioning