QQI Manual Handling Instructor Course

Course Objectives

This is an intensive and highly interactive course which will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively design and deliver manual handling trainingin the workplace.
This programme is open to alllearners who have a responsibility in Health & Safety in their working environment.

On completion of this course the successful candidate will be able to:

  • Identify the Health & Safety risks associated with the Manual Handling of loads
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the appropriate action to take where such risks have been identified
  • Demonstrate the best Manual Handling practice techniques in a variety of situations


  • Unit 1: Legislation Requirements and Health Benefit
  • Unit 2: Anatomy and Back Care
  • Unit 3: Ergonomics Priciples and Rish Assessment
  • Unit 4: Manual Handling Principles and Techniques
  • Unit 5: Planning and Design of Manual Handling Training Programmes
  • Unit 6: Delivery of Manual Handling Handling Training


  • Compliance with the Safety, Heath & Welfare at Work Act 2005 with subsequent amendments
  • Reduction in the risk of injury to persons involved in the Manual Handling of loads
  • Reduction in the damage of goods in the course of being handled

Duration: 5 days

Maximum candidates per course: 12

Successful students will receive a Jungheinrich certificate of attendance.


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QQI Manual Handling Instructor Course (FETAC Level 6)

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