QQI Manual Handling Instructors Course

The 5 Day course is run to the standards proposed by the H.S.A and covers a wide range of topics to prepare participants in the theoretical and practical aspects as well as the instructional techniques of Manual Handling.
On completion of this course trainees would be a qualified Manual Handling Instructor. Delivery is either online through webinar or classroom based

Course Overview

Course Content
• Legal Aspects

• Ergonomics & Manual Handling Risk Assessment

• Train the Trainer Module

• Working Physiology

• Fitness & Flexibility

• Biomechanics

• Lifting & Moving Techniques

• Planning & Design of Training Programme

• Delivery of Manual Handling Training
Duration
day
650.00

Available Dates

start date:
21/04/2021 (9:00 am)
available spaces:
0
location:
Webinar
start date:
10/05/2021 (9:00 am)
available spaces:
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location:
Webinar
start date:
13/05/2021 (9:00 am)
available spaces:
4
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Webinar
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start date:
24/05/2021 (9:00 am)
available spaces:
2
location:
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start date:
08/06/2021 (9:00 am)
available spaces:
6
location:
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Who is this course for
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.
Course Aim
This course aims to equip participants with the knowledge, skills and competence to become a confident and effective Manual Handling Instructor.
Course Objectives
On completion of the course, participants will:
• Know and understand the main components of Health & Safety legislation and regulation
• Know the main risk factors for back injuries, understand the main components of the spinal column and concepts of ergonomics
• Explain the manual handling risk assessment process and be able to carry out a manual handling risk assessment
• Recommend preventative measures to reduce risk of injuries
• Apply principles of safe manual handling practices to a range of manual handling tasks
• Develop and deliver effective manual handling programmes and efficiently instruct others on theory and techniques of safe manual handling
Course Requirements
Good understanding of English
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