Certification for Health and Safety Professionals

QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor Course aim:

The aim of this QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively design and deliver manual handling instruction in the workplace.

QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor Course objectives:

On completion of this QQI 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 manual handling to a range of manual handling tasks
  • Analyse the learners performance of manual handling techniques
  • Develop manual handling training courses
  • Deliver effective manual handling training courses
  • Demonstrate understanding of adult learning principles
  • Give effective instruction in practical manual handling techniques

Duration of the course: 5 days

Max Participants Per Course 12

On successful completion of this course learners will receive a QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor Certificate. This is a requirement by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) for manual handling training.

Refreshments: Tea/Coffee and Light Lunch

Cost: €590

Training Location: Talbot Hotel Stillorgan, 409 Stillorgan Road, Dublin A94 V6K5. The Talbot Hotel is on the N11 and near the M50.

We can also teach in-house at your premises if it is more suitable for you.

Group discounts available.

To discuss our five-day manual handling instructor course, get in contact with Target Health and Safety Skills today.

Target Health And Safety Skills