Manual Handling Instructor Training Course QQI FETAC Level 6

Manual Handling Instructor Training Course QQI FETAC Level 6

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Manual Handling Instructor Training Course QQI FETAC Level 6 at gives participants the know-how skilfulness and self-reliance to manage and deliver Manual Handling Instructor Training.  This instructor provides the skills to complete Manual Handling risk assessments as required by “Part 4, Chapter 2, of the General Application Regulations 2007, Manual Handling of Loads”, which says that staff engaging in manual handling actions must have training in the safe manual handling of loads.

Manual Handling Instructor Training Course Content:

This course runs for 5 days over 2 weeks. Learners will gain the skills and knowledge to successfully deliver their own training course.

Day 1 – Covers Legislation for health and safety, particularly manual handling. The learner will gain a detailed knowledge of Acts, Regulations, insurance, courts, employers and employees legal responsibilities.

Day 2  Covers the risk assessment process, injuries and anatomy. Learners will be able to conduct detailed manual handling risk assessments and will be able to recommend control measures that will cut the risk of manual handling injuries. They will also gain a good knowledge of anatomy and how injuries occur.

Day 3 – Covers training skills. Learners will gain practical knowledge in the skills required to successfully deliver a manual handling training course. Learners will also cover the basics in safe lifting techniques.

Day 4 – Full practical day on lifting techniques. Learners will be able to lift a range of different loads including awkward loads, fluid loads, lifting up and down stairs,team lifts, pushing and pulling.

Day 5 – 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.

Additional Learning: All participant need to complete a detailed manual handling risk assessment which is conducted as self-directed learning, this has to be returned within 2 weeks of the course.

Additional Training Opportunity: All participants can to deliver their own course or part of the course under direct supervision forma qualified manual handling instructor in our training centre after they complete their Manual Handling Instructor Training Course.


Maximum Participants Per Course:   10
Manual Handling Instructor Training Course Assessment:

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

Who Should Attend This Manual Handling Instructor Training Course:

Health & Safety Practitioners or trainers who intend to deliver Manual Handling Training.

Those who wish to deliver and certify in-house Manual Handling Training Programmes.

Manual Handling Instructor Training FETAC Level 6 Certification:

A ‘Manual Handling Instructor Training FETAC Level 6’ Certificate is awarded to participants once they have successfully completed the course.


Special Instructions For This Course:

Due to the degree of practical activity involved, participants are required to have reasonable levels of fitness and flexibility, as this course is unsuitable for anyone with any condition, which is aggravated by practical lifting or anyone who suffers from any form of back, knee or hip injury.

Participants must to wear comfortable clothing, with closed toe shoes, throughout the course.


Refresher Training & Certification Validity Period:

Refresher training is required every 5 years.

Additional Information:

DVD and laptop/projector are used for this Manual Handling Instructor Training Course QQI FETAC Level 6. Notes on Safe Manual Handling Instructors Training Course are available to all participants.

How To Book

Manual Handling Instructor Training Course QQI FETAC Level 6:


Phone                   01-424301301-4243013 or 085-7177021085-7177021

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