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Manual Handling Instructor

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Manual Handling Instructor

Course Background:

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.

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
  • Analyze 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.

Training Methodology:

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.

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5 days.
No more than 12 people per course.
On completion of this course, participants will receive a QQI Level 6 instructing manual handling certificate.
Sarah Thomas
Training was well prepared and well presented. The course added value to my day to day. Thank you Samson Training and Kean specifically. I enjoyed your "funny but not funny" jokes :)
Bonnie Reidy
Excellent cCourse and well presented
Bonnie O'Connor
Even through a pandemic , samsung training met all our needs and requirements to get us over the finish line and qualify to first aid responders. A very interesting course that covered everything. would highly recommend
Elzbieta Filipowicz
I would like to say I found the course very interesting and really enjoyable. I want to commend Cheryl on how she presented the course. She went into great detail and I left the course very happy and I learned a lot.
Ciara Kenny
Excellent course and great communication throughout from team.
Conor McElvaney
Even through the Pandemic Chris and the team succeeded in delivering our manual handling instructors course - delighted !
Sarah Cummins
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British Health
Modern, thorough and very well organised approach to training and certification. 5 Star service - thanks to Chris and his team
David Powell
Outstanding Training Company