Manual Handling Instructor

Manual Handling Instructor

19th October 2022
9:30 am

James O'Keeffe Institute, Newmarket

Places remaining: 9
Cost: €499.00 (Plus booking fee)

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Start Date:                                          19,20 Oct (Online)  26,27 Oct (In person in the James O’Keeffe Institute)

Time:                                                     9.30am – 5.00pm

Tuition Fee:                                        €499 per person

Accreditation:                                   QQI L6


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


QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor Content
Unit 1 Legislative requirements for manual handling and health benefit
Unit 2 Anatomy and back care
Unit 3 Ergonomic principles and manual handling risk assessment
Unit 4 Manual handling principles and techniques
Unit 5 Planning and design of manual handling training courses
Unit 6 Delivery of manual handling training course

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