Patient Handling Instructor Course QQI Level 6

Patient Handling Instructor Course QQI Level 6 

Next Course Dates: 8th, 10th & 15th of June
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Course Duration: 3 day  
Times: 9.30 am – 5.00 pm               
Venue: C1 Centre Point, Business Park, Dublin 12 or at your premises

Our People Patient Handling Instructors training course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skill and confidence to design and deliver People handling instruction in the workplace and to complete manual handling risk assessments as required by Part 4 Chapter 2 of the “General Application Regulation Regulations 2007, Manual Handling of Loads”, which states that staff engaged in manual handling must be given training in the safe manual handling of loads.

Patient Handling Instructor Course Content:

  • Manual handling legislation
  • People handling risk assessment
  • People handling aids & techniques
  • Bariatrics
  • Problem solving for complex handling tasksPeople Handling Instructor Training
  • Instruction and training techniques
  • Presentation skills
  • Conducting assessments and providing feedback
  • Anatomy of the spine and muscular system
  • Dangers of careless and unskilled methods
  • Principles of levers and laws of motion
  • Importance of physical fitness
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Normal people movement

Guardian Safety Patient Handling Instructor Course Trainers:

Guardian Safety is a FETAC registered training provider and all are fully qualified People Patient Handling Instructors having achieved Level 6 in the National Framework of Qualifications. All Course instructors hold a minimum of Train the Trainer qualification are qualified safety/care professionals.

Maximum Participants per Course:   10 

Who Should Attend:

Health & Safety Practitioners, health care professionals or trainers who intend to deliver People Handling Training. Those who wish to deliver and certify in-house People Handling Training Programmes.

Patient Handling Instructor Course Assessment:

Assessment is comprised of three parts, Skills Demonstration (60%), Theory Exam (20%) and Assignment (20%). Participants must pass all three assessments to qualify for people patient handling instructors training course award.

Refresher Training & Certification Validity Period:

It is recommended that you update your skill at least every 5 years.

Additional Information:

DVD and laptop/projector presentation are used. Notes on safe Patient Handling are provided for each participant.

Special Instructions For This Course:

Please note that you must have a valid manual handling instruction certificate before attending this Patient Handling instructors training.

Comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended for this course as there is a high level of practical activity throughout.

For this People Patient Handling Instructor Course, Participants are required to have a reasonable level of fitness and flexibility and this course is not suitable for those with any back, hip or knee injuries or those with any condition which may be aggravated by practical lifting.

How to book:


Phone                   01-4243013

Guardian Safety provide an excellent service for anyone looking to upskill. This company with its People-Patient Handling Instructor Training comes highly recommended.

Brian Fitzpatrick

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