Guardian Safety Training offer this People Handling Instructor Course to ensure your staff are trained to a high standard and gain the knowledge skill and confidence Participates will be able to learn people handling skills in our purpose built care room which is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities with a hospital bed, hoist as well as sliding and transfer devices. This course is ideal for individuals who intend to deliver people handling training and certify in-house programmes or health & safety practitioners and health care professionals.
Within the workplace there is high importance of the organisation of avoiding injury, therefore our people handling course will demonstrate how to safely move individuals in a comfortable and dignified manner. All employees that are engaged in manual handling must be given training in the safe manual handling of loads under the Part 4 Chapter 2 of the ‘’General Application Regulations 2007, Manual Handling of Loads’
Guardian Safety is a QQI registered training provider and all are fully qualified people handling instructors having achieved Level 6 in the National Framework of Qualifications. All Course instructors hold a minimum of Train the Trainer qualification are qualified safety/care professionals.
All success participates of the course will receive a ‘People Handling Instructor QQI Level 6’ certificate. It is recommended that you update your skill at least every 5 years.
Next Course Date: November 25th, 27th & December 5th
Course Duration: 3 day
Times: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Venue: C1 Centre Point, Business Park, Dublin 12
This People Handling Instructors course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skill and confidence to design and deliver People handling instruction in the workplace and to complete manual handling risk assessments as required by Part 4 Chapter 2 of the “General Application Regulation Regulations 2007, Manual Handling of Loads”, which states that staff engaged in manual handling must be given training in the safe manual handling of loads.
The training course can also be delivered at your premises at any time.
QQI Level 6 People Handling Instructors Training Course Content
- Manual handling legislation
- People handling risk assessment
- People handling aids & techniques
- Problem solving for complex handling tasks
- Instruction and training techniques
- Presentation skills
- Conducting assessments and providing feedback
- Anatomy of the spine and muscular system
- Dangers of careless and unskilled methods
- Principles of levers and laws of motion
- Importance of physical fitness
- Personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Normal people movement
Credit Value 10
Maximum participants per course: 10
Prerequisite to attend
All applicants must have:
- Completed a QQL Level 5 Manual Handling Instructor Course
- Up to date people handling training certificate
- Competent skills in PowerPoint
- Experience in the health care industry
A part of the people handling instructor course is to conduct a PowerPoint presentation, therefore, you must have access to a computer.
Guardian Safety Trainers
Guardian Safety is a QQI registered training provider and all are fully qualified People Handling Instructors having achieved Level 6 in the National Framework of Qualifications. All Course instructors hold a minimum of Train the Trainer qualification are qualified safety / care professionals.
Course Duration 3 days (over two weeks)
Maximum Participants per Course 10
The Training Centre, C1 Centre Point Business Park, Oak Drive, Dublin 12
QQI Level 6 People Handling Instructors Training can be conducted on your premises.
Who Should Attend
Health & Safety Practitioners, health care professionals or trainers who intend to deliver People Handling Training. Those who wish to deliver and certify in-house People Handling Training Programmes.
The people handling course is comprised of three parts, Skills Demonstration (60%), Theory Exam (20%) and Assignment (20%). Participants must pass all three assessments to qualify for the certificate.
As there will be a high level of practical activity in the People Handling course comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes is recommended.
We advised the training course is not suitable for those with any back, hip or knee injuries or conditions that may be aggravated by practical lifting, all must have a reasonable level of fitness also.
QQI Level 6 People Handling Instructor Certification
A ‘People Handling Instructor QQI Level 6’ Certificate is awarded to participants on successful completion of course.
Refresher Training & Certification Validity Period
It is recommended that you update your skill at least every 5 years.
DVD and lap/top projector are used. Extensive notes on Safe People Handling Instructors Course are available to all participants. We have a purpose built care room on site which is equipped with a hospital bed, hoist, wheel chair, commode and patient chair as well as sliding and transfer devices.
Special Instructions for This Course
Comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes is recommended for this course as there is a high level of practical activity throughout.
Participants are required to have a reasonable level of fitness and flexibility and this course is not suitable for those with any back, hip or knee injuries or those with any condition which may be aggravated by practical lifting.
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