Manual Handling Instructor


Participants are trained to conduct Manual Handling Risk Assessments and deliver Training both in-company and externally. The course is intensive and highly participative. Instructional skills as well as the theoretical and practical aspects of manual handling are addressed.



Successful participants should be competent to:


Who should attend?

Those wishing to attain the skills and knowledge required to be able to develop and deliver manual handling training.


Course outline:

1. Relevant legislation

2. Anatomy and Back Care

3. Ergonomic Principles and Risk Assessments

4. Principles and Techniques

5. Planning and Design of appropriate training programmes

6. Delivery of appropriate Training programmes



Students will be required to demonstrate safe lifting practices and therefore must be physically capable of lifting in order to participate in the course.


Learner Assessment:

Participants complete a written and practical exam. A written assignment must also be submitted which is completed in the candidate’s own time.



FETAC Level 6 accreditation


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