QQI Level 6 – Manual Handling Instructor Training

On completion of this course trainees would be a qualified Manual Handling Instructor

Presenters: Delivered by a qualified Manual Handling Instructor (who is also a qualified trainer and a Member of Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) and a registered physiotherapist, with a background in training.

The purpose of this course is to:

  • To enable the learners to explain the main components of relevant health and safety legislation.
  • To understand the main components of the spinal column.
  • Enable the learner to Instruct on theory and techniques of safe Manual Handling.
  • To enable the learner to conduct manual handling task risk assessments related to various organisation needs.
  • To enable the learner to gain the knowledge about recommended preventative, measures in order to eliminate or reduce the associated risk of injury while carrying out manual handling tasks.
  • To enable the learner to identify ergonomic risks and recommended control measures.
  • To enable the learner to develop skills for the lifting and handling of loads safely.
  • To analyse the learners performance of manual handling techniques.
  • To enable learners to develop skills to understand adult learning principles
  • To enable the learner to prepare suitable instructional Manual Handling Courses for relevant work places.
  • To enable learners identify that learning principles are understood.
  • To enable the learner to conform with the guidance on Manual Handling training laid down by the H.S.A.

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Who Should Attend

This programme is open to all learners, specifically those who have a responsibility in Health & Safety within their work environment either operational and/or services training. Some learners may have past experience in delivering training or safety solutions to industry or they maybe acting within a safety capacity in a business.