Manual Handling Instructor Refresher Training Course

Course Details

1 day
This one-day Manual Handling Instructor Refresher course is designed for QQI Level 6 certified Manual Handling instructors who wish to update and refresh their current knowledge and skills in order to keep updated with latest developments.
 The Health & Safety Authority recommend that continuous professional development (CPD) is important for instructors to maintain their competence and to remain up to date with ongoing developments in the area of manual handling. This course fulfills this recommendation. 
This comprehensive training course covers all the aspects of instructing manual handling. This is a highly interactive course and will equip participants with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively deliver manual handling training in the workplace. Participants are trained in both instructional skills techniques as well as the theoretical and practical aspects of manual handling.
The programme is particularly helpful for FETAC/ QQI certified Manual Handling Instructors who have not been actively involved in the delivery of training within their workplace and therefore feel uncomfortable to do so without additional help

Course Outcomes:

On successful completion of this course, participants will refresh the knowledge and skills required to comply with continuous professional development and to continue delivering Manual Handling training.

Course Content:

  • Update on current Legislation Requirements 
  • Anatomy and Back Care
  • Ergonomics Principles and Risk Assessment process
  • Manual Handling Principles and Techniques
  • Demonstration and practice of a range of relevant manual handling techniques 
  • Problem solving of handling tasks
  • Planning and Design of Manual Handling Training Programmes
  • Delivery of Manual Handling Training


A Manual Handling Instructor Refresher Certificate is issued to all successful participants valid for 5 years
Important: Please note this is not an RPL course. This course is specifically for those who hold a FETAC/QQI certificate in manual handling instruction.

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