QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor Training

This course is a very popular 4 day course - 1 day a week, leading to qualification as a QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor. All manual handling trainers in Ireland are expected to have this QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor qualification in line with HSA recommendations. This is the Manual Handling Train the Trainer Course, it is a special purpose award for those who want to become a manual handling trainer and train and certifiy others in manual handling


Manual Handling Legislation, Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics
Manual Handling Risk Assessment
Training Needs Analysis and Programme Design
Preparation for Training Delivery
Delivery and Assessment
Evaluation of Training


1. Legislative requirements for manual handling
2. Manual Handling Regulations and HSA Guidelines
3. Anatomy and back care
4. Biomechanics of Manual Handling
5. Ergonomic principles and manual handling risk assessment
6. Health, Fitness & Nutrition for a healthy body
7. Manual handling principles and techniques
8. Planning and design of manual handling training courses
9. Delivery of manual handling training courses
10. Training skills and techniques
11. Resources for delivering training & training aids

Assessment will include:
Presentation: 20%
Written Test: 20%
Instructing assessment: 60%

Course Notes

All learning material will be supplied by FRS Training. You will be registered and certified with QQI though our centre

Successful candidates will receive a QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor – Instructing Manual Handling Certificate issued by Orla Handlin.

Course schedule.

Below you will find all dates and locations that this course is running.

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QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor Training