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Manual Handling Training

It is a legal requirement in Ireland that all employees involved in any manual activity in the workplace must be trained in Manual Handling: The Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Regulations) 2007, Chapter 4, Regulations 68 and 69 apply to manual handling in the workplace.
Our Manual Handling course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge to conduct all manual handling activities in a manner that will prevent injury and is based on the HSA course guidelines
COURSE DETAILS
COURSE DETAILS
DURATION

Half Day (3 hours)

MAX NUMBER

12 per course

(24 Per Day Per Instructor)

ACCREDITATION

3 year NST Certificate

LOCATION(S)

Nationwide

PRICE(S)

Groups €300 - €350

Full Day Rate (Max 24) €450 - €500

Public Course:  €60 per person

COURSE CONTENT
  • Legislation

  • Anatomy & Backcare

  • Biomechanics

  • Ergonomics

  • Risk Assessment

  • Mechanical Equipment

  • Backcare in Everyday Life

  • Fitness & Flexability

  • Safe Moving

  • Theory & Practical Assessments

Manual Handling Instructor 

Training QQI Level 6

This FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling instructor course is for individuals who wish to become Manual Handling Instructors.
NST use only fully qualified and competent training instructors to ensure our learners enjoy top quality training in a professional learning environment.
COURSE DETAILS
COURSE DETAILS
DURATION

4 Days

MAX NUMBER

12

MAX NUMBER

12

Extra numbers can be catered for with use of 2nd instructor.

ACCREDITATION

QQI Level 6

Certification

LOCATION(S)

Nationwide

PRICE(S)

Individuals €650 - €795*

Public Course at dedicated training venue

COURSE CONTENT
  • Legislative requirements

  • Manual Handling management

  • Anatomy

  • Back Care

  • Ergonomic principles

  • Risk assessment

  • Planning and design of manual handling training programmes

  • Delivery of manual handling training

  • Assessments

* Prices depend on provider and location. Guaranteed prices will be confirmed on booking.

Patient Handling Instructor 

Course QQI Level 6

The purpose of this course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively design and deliver patient handling instruction in the workplace. All participants who successfully complete this course will receive resource material and support to enable them to provide comprehensive Patient Handling Training.
COURSE DETAILS
DURATION

3 Days

MAX NUMBER

12

LOCATION(S)

Dublin & Nationwide

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Participants must first complete the QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor Course

QQI LEVEL 6 Certificate

ACCREDITATION
PRICE(S)

Individual €450

Groups - Enquire

  • Patient Handling Risk Assessment

  • Patient Handling Principals and Techniques

  • Planning & Design of People Handling Training Courses

  • Delivery of People Handling Training

COURSE CONTENT