Our manual handling instructors training course will provide delegates with the knowledge and skill to be able to train others in manual handling. This course also provides participants with the ability to manage manual handling risks within their company in line with the new FETAC requirements for the instruction of manual handling.
Unit 1 – Legislative requirements and health benefit
Unit 2 – Anatomy and back care
Unit 3 – Ergonomic principles and risk assessment
Unit 4 – Manual handling principles and techniques
Unit 5 – Planning and design of manual handling training programmes
Unit 6 – Delivery of manual handling training
Participants will gain the knowledge and skills needed to enable them to:
Explain the main components of relevant health and safety legislation and define the main components of the spinal column
Explain the main risk factors for back injuries related to manual handling and describe the concepts of ergonomics
Explain the manual handling risk assessment process and be able to carry out manual handling risk assessments
Describe a range of controls to avoid and reduce the risk of 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 programmes
Deliver effective manual handling training programmes
Give effective instruction in practical manual handling techniques
This Course is Designed For:
Staff interested in training other staff in manual handling.
This course is classroom based, it is highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning.
What to Bring to This Course:
Participants should wear comfortable clothing for practical activities as there will be extensive moving and stretching involved.
Duration of the Course:
No more than 12 people per course.
On completion of this course, participants will receive a QQI Level 6 instructing manual handling certificate.
Manual Handling Instructors Course QQI Level 6 public courses run in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway. View Dates