This course is designed for Health & Safety practitioners and trainers who intend to deliver Manual Handling Training or desire to deliver and certify in-house Programs.
All who are successful in the completion of the course will receive a Manual Handling Instructor Training QQI Level 6 Certificate.
Next Course Dates: 10th,11th,12th,17th & 21st of May
Course Duration: 5 Days, over 2 weeks
Times: 9.30 AM – 5.00 PM
Venue: Online Virtual – Live Videoconference
Manual Handling Instructor Course Content
- Manual handling legislation
- Anatomy and physiology of the spine
- Preventing back injury
- Manual handling risk assessment
- Dealing with unfamiliar loads
- Instruction and training techniques
- Presentation skills
- Conducting assessments and providing feedback
Course Duration 5 days (over two weeks)
Maximum Participants per Course 12
Who Should Attend
Health & Safety Practitioners or trainers who intend to deliver Manual Handling Training also Those who wish to deliver and certify in-house Manual Handling Training Programmes.
There are three parts to the Assessment, Skills Demonstration (60%), Theory Exam (20%), and Assignment (20%). Participants must pass all three assessments to qualify for the award.
Light comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes are recommended for the practical aspect of the manual handling instructor course.
Participants are required to have a reasonable level of fitness and flexibility. The course is not recommended for those with back, hip, or knee injuries or someone with any condition which may be aggravated by practical lifting.
Manual Handling Instructor Training Certification
A Manual Handling Instructor Training QQI Level 6 Certificate on successful completion of course.
Refresher Training & Certification Validity Period
Manual Handling Instructor certs don’t have an expiry date because they are QQI Certificates but we recommend a refresher course every 5 years.
Special Instructions for this Course
We advise wearing comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes as there is a high level of practical activity involved.
Participants are required to have a reasonable level of fitness and flexibility. this course is not recommended for those with back, hip, or knee injuries or those with any condition which may be aggravated by practical lifting.