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Manual Handling Instructor

The HSA regulations require that all Manual Handling Instructors must be certified. This course is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, skills and competencies to deliver manual handling training. Learners who achieve this award can transfer into the Level 6 Special Purpose Certificate in People Handling Instruction.

3 weeks, 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Galway

Session information

Sessions

Session 1: Tue 24-May-2022
09:30 - 17:00
1 day
    Session 2: Wed 25-May-2022
    09:30 - 17:00
    1 day
      Session 3: Tue 31-May-2022
      09:30 - 17:00
      1 day
        Session 4: Wed 01-Jun-2022
        09:30 - 17:00
        1 day
          Exam Day: Thu 09-Jun-2022
          09:30 - 17:00
          1 day
            • €695.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

            Description

            COURSE OBJECTIVES:

            By the end of this course learners will:

            • Gain an understanding of the key components of Health & Safety Legislation
            • Learn about the anatomy of the spine and effective back care Identify the main risk factors for back injuries
            • Gain an understanding of the techniques for Manual Handling Risk Assessment
            • Gain an understanding of Ergonomic Principles Understand manual handling principles and techniques
            • Develop the qualities necessary for effective manual handling instruction
            • Acquire effective preparation techniques for manual handling instruction
            • Develop skills for the competent delivery and evaluation of manual handling training
            • Develop better presentation and communication skills
            • Practice course preparation and delivery skills and techniques
            • Demonstrate their understanding of the process of preparing and delivering a manual handling course

            COURSE DURATION:

            5 days

            COURSE CONTENT:

            • Legislative Requirements
            • Health Benefit Anatomy
            • Back Care Ergonomic Principles
            • Risk Assessment
            • Manual Handling Principles and Techniques
            • Planning and Design of Manual Handling Training Programme
            • Delivery of Manual Handling

            ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION:

            All assessments are carried out in accordance with QQI regulations.

            Assignment: 20%

            Examination (theory-based): 20%

            Skills Demonstration: 60%

            A QQI Certificate of Achievement will be issued following the validation of results by QQI and the appropriate credit under the National Framework of Qualifications will then be obtained by the candidate.