QQI Level-6 Manual Handling Instruction (6S0242)

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Health and Safety Authority (HSA) regulations require that all manual handling instructors are certified. The purpose of this course is to equip learners with the knowledge, skills and competencies to deliver manual handling training. Learners will examine the theoretical and practical aspects of manual handling, risk assessment and the key training tools and skills required to effectively deliver manual handling courses.

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5 days, 9.30 am to 4.30pm, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

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Sessions

Session 1
09:30 - 16:30
1 day
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    Session 2
    09:30 - 16:30
    1 day
    WMC
      Session 3
      09:30 - 16:30
      1 day
      WMC
        Session 4
        09:30 - 16:30
        1 day
        WMC
          Session 5
          09:30 - 16:30
          1 day
          WMC
            • €1,295.00 excl. 0% - tax exempt
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            5 days, 9.30 am to 4.30pm, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

            WMC

            Session information

            Sessions

            Session 1: Mon 02-Sep-2024
            09:30 - 16:30
            1 day
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              Session 3: Tue 03-Sep-2024
              09:30 - 16:30
              1 day
              WMC
                Session 3: Mon 09-Sep-2024
                09:30 - 16:30
                1 day
                WMC
                  Session 4: Tue 10-Sep-2024
                  09:30 - 16:30
                  1 day
                  WMC
                    Session 2: Mon 16-Sep-2024
                    09:30 - 16:30
                    1 day
                    WMC
                      • €1,295.00 excl. 0% - tax exempt
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                      5 days, 9.30 am to 4.30pm, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

                      WMC

                      Session information

                      Sessions

                      Session 1 Mon 16-Sep-2024
                      09:30 - 16:30
                      1 day
                      WMC
                        Session 2 Tue 17-Sep-2024
                        09:30 - 16:30
                        1 day
                        WMC
                          Session 3 Mon 23-Sep-2024
                          09:30 - 16:30
                          1 day
                          WMC
                            Session 4 Tue 24-Sep-2024
                            09:30 - 16:30
                            1 day
                            WMC
                              Session 5 Mon 30-Sep-2024
                              09:30 - 16:30
                              1 day
                              WMC
                                • €1,295.00 excl. 0% - tax exempt
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                                Description

                                The course focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of manual handling, risk assessment and the key training tools and skills required to effectively deliver manual handling courses. 

                                Learning Objectives

                                At the end of the course, learners will:

                                • Gain an understanding of the main components of current Health & Safety Legislation
                                • Learn about the anatomy of the spine and effective back care
                                • Identify the main risk factors for back injuries
                                • Gain an understanding of the techniques for Manual Handling Risk Assessment
                                • Gain an understanding of Ergonomic Principles
                                • Understand manual handling principles and techniques
                                • Develop the qualities necessary for effective manual handling instruction
                                • Acquire effective preparation techniques for manual handling instruction
                                • Develop skills for the competent delivery and evaluation of manual handling training
                                • Develop improved presentation and communication skills
                                • Practice course preparation and delivery skills and techniques
                                • Demonstrate understanding of the process of preparing and delivering a manual handling course

                                Programme Content

                                • Legislative Requirements and Health Benefit
                                • Relevant to manual handling
                                • Anatomy and Back Care
                                • Ergonomic Principles and Risk Assessment
                                • Manual Handling Principles and Techniques
                                • Planning and Design of a Manual Handling Training Programme
                                • Theoretical and practical elements
                                • Preparation and lesson plans
                                • Delivering manual handling training – practical sessions
                                • Individual feedback

                                Additional study requirements outside of the classroom

                                • Self-directed learning
                                • Preparation for skills demonstrations
                                • Research and preparation of assignment (Due three weeks after the course)

                                Assessments

                                As part of this course, learners must complete and pass all the following course assessments:

                                • Assignment: 20%
                                • Examination (theory based): 20%
                                • Skills Demonstration: 60% 

                                Prerequisites

                                • Manual Handling Instruction course is delivered and assessed in English. Competence in written and spoken English is essential. If you are unsure about your level of language proficiency, we can provide an English language assessment for your convenience.