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QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instruction : 5 Days

 Classroom Course

The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to effectively design and deliver manual handling instruction for the workplace. Learners will be able to:

Communicate the principles and theories related to manual handling.

Demonstrate safe manual handling skills. Use effective presentation skills to deliver manual handling instruction.Provide manual handling instruction to learners who have varying levels of competence to include planning, preparation delivery and evaluation.

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • The Law
  • Manual handling risk assessments
  • The musculo-skeletal system
  • Mechanics of movement
  • Principles of safe handling
  • Practical manual handling techniques
  • Planning risk assessments
  • The initial walk through risk assessment ‘’the filter’’
  • Conducting risk assessments
  • Reducing risk
  • Managing risk
  • VDU assessments
  • Providing manual handling training
  • Theory
  • The introduction
  • The law
  • Anatomy injury causation
  • Flexibility
  • Mechanics of movement
  • Applying the theory
  • Principles of safe handling
  • Learning in practical skills
  • Planning practical sessions
  • More on training notes
  • Lesson Plans

Certification : QQI Level 6

Duration : 5 Days

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