Manual Handling Instructor Course Ireland

Are you interested in booking onto a manual handling instructor course in Ireland? Here at Guardian Safety we have the perfect selection of courses for you. We have many years of experience in the training industry and have assisted many employers and employees excel in subjects such as health and safety, fire safety, food safety and manual handling.

Here at Guardian Safety, the manual handling instructor course in Ireland that we provide is a QQI Level 6 course. This course is intended for Health & Safety Practitioners and trainers who want to deliver manual handling training themselves or desire to deliver and certify in-house programs. All participants should have a reasonable level of fitness and flexibility, this course is not recommended for anyone with back, hip or knee injuries or for anyone with conditions which may be aggravated by practical lifting.

This is a five day course set out over the duration of two weeks, the course will be preparing the participants for a three-part assessment that they will need to pass in order to qualify for the award. Our comprehensive manual handling instructor course in Ireland will cover all aspects of the manual handling legislation, go over the anatomy and physiology of the spine, perform manual handling risk assessments and teach you how to prevent back injuries. We will also provide our participants with instruction and training techniques, presentation skills and information on how to conduct assessments and provide feedback. Overall this manual handling instructor course in Ireland will equip all participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to train others within the workplace. 

If you have already completed a manual handling instructor course in Ireland but need a refresher course then this is also something that we offer at Guardian Safety.  The maximum duration for instructors to receive refresher training is 5 years, however, we would definitely recommend that instructor’s upskill and review their abilities on a more frequent basis. During the refresher course, we will review the Risk Assessment process, look at new and old equipment and look at lifting techniques in more detail. We will also review recent court cases involving manual handling accidents allowing you to apply your knowledge to real-life situations. 

It is easy to enquire about our manual handling instructor course in Ireland or our refresher course. All you need to do is complete our enquiry form providing us with some more details and we will get back to you as soon as possible. If you have any questions at all in the meantime email us at and a member of our team will assist you by providing you with all the answers you require.