Manual Handling Instructor Course

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Dates: March 4th, 5th, 6th, 11th & 12th

Who Should Attend?

Those that want to be qualified as a manual handling instructor or involved in carrying out manual handling risk assessments in the workplace.


Course Description:

On completion of this FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor course learners will be able to:

Explain the main components of relevant manual handling health and safety legislation

  • Define the main components of the spinal column
  • Explain the main risk factors for back injuries related to manual handling
  • Describe the concepts of ergonomics in relation to manual handling
  • Explain the manual handling risk assessment process
  • To be able to carry out manual handling risk assessments
  • Describe a range of controls to avoid and reduce the risk of manual handling injuries
  • Apply the main principles of inanimate manual handling to a range of manual handling tasks
  • Analyse the learners performance of manual handling techniques
  • Develop inanimate manual handling training courses
  • Deliver effective manual handling training courses
  • Demonstrate understanding of adult learning principles
  • Give effective instruction in practical manual handling techniques

Course Modules: 

Legislative requirements for manual handling and health benefit.
Anatomy and back care
Ergonomic principles and manual handling risk assessment
Manual handling principles and techniques
Planning and design of manual handling training courses
Delivery of manual handling training courses

Award: QQI Level 6

Duration: 5 Day Course