FETAC Level 6 People Handling Instructor Training Course

FETAC Level 6 People Handling Instructor Training Course


Next Course Date: 26th, 28th of March & 4th of April

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. 

FETAC Level 6 People Handling Instructors Training Course Content

  • Manual handling legislation
  • People handling risk assessment
  • People handling aids & techniques
  • Bariatrics
  • 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

Code                                     6N0234

Level                                     6

Credit Value                      10

Prerequisite to attend

Must have:

• Completed a FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor course
• Up to date people handling training certificate
• Competent skills in Powerpoint
• Experience in the health care industry

You will be required to put together a Powerpoint presentation and deliver this as part of your assessment towards your results for your FETAC exam. For this you will need access to a computer.

Guardian Safety Trainers

Guardian Safety is a FETAC 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


 FETAC 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.


Assessment is comprised of three parts, Skills Demonstration (60%), Theory Exam (20%) and Assignment (20%). Participants must pass all three assessments to qualify for award.

FETAC Level 6 People Handling Instructor Certification

A ‘People Handling Instructor FETAC 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.

Additional Information

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.

How to Book

Email                    info@guardiansafety.ie

Phone                   01-4243013

Book on line       FETAC Level 6 People Handling Instructor Training Course 

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