Manual Handling Instructor Course

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Manual Handling Instructor Training Course

Manual Handling Instructor Course

Manual Handling Instructor Courses Running Every month

Course Dates2nd, 3rd, 4th, 8th & 12th of August.

Course Duration: 5 Days, over 2 weeks

Times: 9.30 am – 5.00 pm

Venue: C1, Centre Point Business Park, Dublin 12 or at your premises.

Manual Handling Instructor Course has been designed to give you the skills and competence to prepare and deliver Manual Handling courses in the workplace as required by “Part 4, Chapter 2, of the General Application Regulations 2007, Manual Handling of Loads”. This legislation requires that staff involved in manual handling will need training in the safe manual handling of loads. You will also be trained in the skills necessary skills to complete Manual Handling risk assessments which are required prior to providing  manual handling training .

Manual Handling Instructor Course

Manual Handling Instructor Course Content:

Our manual handling instructor course runs for 5 days over 2 weeks.

Day 1 – We will deal with health and safety legislation, with a particular focus on manual handling. You will gain a detailed understanding of acts, regulations, PIAB and insurance and litigation.  We You will also gain an in-depth understanding of employers and employees legal responsibilities.

Day 2  Anatomy, injuries & flexibility will be covered in detail on day 2. You will also learn about the risk assessment process. You will carry out a range of practical risk assessments designed to reduce the need for manual handling and reduce the risk of manual handling related injuries. This module will enable you to conduct detailed manual handling risk assessments and will enable you to suggest control measures that will cut the risk of manual handling injuries.

Day 3 – Deals with training skills. Learners will gain practical knowledge in the skills required to successfully deliver a manual handling training course and will partake in a brief practical delivery of a 5 minute presentation on a topic of their choice. Learners will also cover the basics in safe lifting techniques.

Day 4 – Consists of a full practical day on lifting techniques. Learners will be shown correct lifting techniques for a range of different loads including awkward loads, fluid loads, lifting up and down stairs, team lifts, pushing and pulling. If their is any specific lift you would like us to demonstrate, we will do it as part of the training.

Day 5 – A full manual handling training session will be delivered by our manual handling instructor, this is a public course and is used to demonstrate how exactly a course should be delivered. All participants will deliver a 10 minute presentation on 1 topic from the manual handing course. In addition to his they will sit a one hour exam.

Assessments comes in three parts – Skills Demonstration (60%), Theory Exam (20%) and Assignment (20%). Participants must pass all three assessments to qualify for certification.