Manual Handling Instructors Training Course QQI Level 6

Manual Handling Instructor’s Course QQI Level 6

Our manual handling instructor’s training course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to train their participants in safe manual handling.

Course Content:

  • 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.

Learning Outcomes:

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 For:

Individuals interested in training participants in safe manual handling.

Duration Of The Course:

5 days.


On successful completion of this course, participants will receive a QQI Level 6 instructing manual handling certificate.

Next Course Starts :

January 2017 Dublin, Cork, Athlone

Manual Handling Instructors Course

If you have a preferred location where you require a Manual Handling Instructors Course.

Please email us and we will arrange a course for you.