Duration: 5 days – Each delegate must attend all 5 days to qualify.
Start Date: 20 April 2020, 27 April 2020, 6 May 2020, 11 May 2020, 18 May 2020.
Time: 9:00 to 5:00
Price: €650.00 – Subject to Demand
Venue: Cavan Innovation and Technology Centre, H12 R6D6
Accreditation and Certification – In successful completion of this course learners will receive a NFQ Level 6 Instructing Manual Handling Certificate – Credit Value 10.
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively design and deliver manual handling instruction in the workplace.
Course objectives – On completion of this course learners will be able to:
Explain the main components of relevant health and safety legislation
Define the main components of the spinal column
Explain the main risk factors for back injuries related to manual handling
Describe the concepts of ergonomics
Explain the manual handling risk assessment process
To be able to carry out manual handling risk assessments
Describe a range of controls to avoid and reduce the risk of injuries
Apply the main principles of inanimate manual handling to a range of manual handling tasks
Analyse the learners performance of manual handling techniques
Develop inanimate manual handling training programmes
Deliver effective manual handling training programmes
Demonstrate understanding of adult learning principles
Give effective instruction in practical manual handling techniques
Content – Manual Handling Instructor Course
Unit 1 Legislative requirements and health benefit
Unit 2 Anatomy and back care
Unit 3 Ergonomic principles and risk assessment
Unit 4 Manual handling principles and techniques
Unit 5 Planning and design of manual handling training programmes
Unit 6 Delivery of manual handling training