Manual Handling Instructor

Manual Handling Instructor

30th October 2018
9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Location:
James O Keeffe Institute
Newmarket
Places remaining: 9
Cost: €€350.00 (Plus booking fee)

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Course Name: Manual Handling Instructor

Start Date:      30th October

Day of the Week: Tue, Wed & Thurs (Week 1) Thurs & Fri (Week 2)

Time:               9:30am – 5:30pm

Duration:        5 Days

Venue:            IRD Duhallow, James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket

Tuition Fee:     €350

Accreditation: QQI L6

Become a Manual Handling Instructor and reduce the risks in your workplace. 

This 5-day QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instruction course will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively design and deliver manual handling training in the workplace as a Manual Handling Instructor.

Regulation 68 of the 2007 regulations defines ‘manual handling of loads’ as: ‘any transporting or supporting of a load by one or more employees and includes lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying, or moving a load, which, by reason of its characteristics or of unfavourable ergonomic conditions, involves risk, particularly of back injury, to employees.’

Manual Handling Instruction Course Details:

This comprehensive 5 day Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) Specific Purpose Manual Handling Instruction (level 6) certificate course covers all the aspects of instructing in Manual Handling as outlined in component specification 6N0233. This is an intensive and highly interactive course which will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively design and deliver manual handling training in the workplace and to become a manual handling instructor. Participants are trained in instructional skills techniques as well as the theoretical and practical aspects of manual handling. Participants on the programme will receive a QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instruction Certificate.

Course Programme:

  • Unit 1 – Legislation Requirements and Health Benefit
  • Unit 2 – Anatomy and Back Care
  • Unit 3 – Ergonomics Principles and Risk Assessments
  • Unit 4 – Manual Handling Principles and Techniques
  • Unit 5 – Planning and Design of Manual Handling Training Programmes
  • Unit 6 – Delivery of Manual Handling Training

What to Expect:

  • Highly participative and interactive course
  • Presentations by participants
  • Practical flexibility and strengthening exercises
  • Practical Risk Assessment Workshops
  • Course assessment – presentation and written exam

Summary of Assessments:

  • Skills Demonstration 60%
  • Examination (Theory Based) 20%
  • Assignment 20% (to be completed in learners’ own time)

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