Manual Handling Refresher (QQI Level 6 Standard)

About the Course

This two day refresher Manual Handling Instructor Refresher course will refresh your knowledge, skills and competence in delivering manual handling training in the workplace as a Manual Handling Instructor. It is available to all QQI Level 6 certified Manual Handling Instructors.

Requirements Participants must hold a current a QQI Level 6 Occupational First Aid Cert and attend within two years of the original certificate being issued
Duration Two days
Dates Thursday and Friday 19 and 20 July
For other dates please email eileen@cilt.ie 
Skillnet Price €180.00 per person

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Course Details:

This comprehensive programme is to assist Instructors in revision of both theory and practical’s of the manual handling operative programme. It is an intensive and highly interactive course which will equip the instructor with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively evaluate delivery of their manual handling training programme and enhance personal skills.


Course Programme:

  • Unit 1 – Legislation Requirements and Health Benefit 
  • Unit 2 – Anatomy and Back Care 
  • Unit 3 – Ergonomics Principles and Risk Assessments 
  • Unit 4 – Manual Handling Principles and Techniques 
  • Unit 5 – Planning and Design of Manual Handling Training Programmes 
  • Unit 6 – Delivery of Manual Handling Training

What to Expect:

  • Highly participative and interactive course
  • Legislation review 
  • Practical Manual Handling skills 
  • Practical Risk Assessment review 
  • Presentations by Instructors

Methods of Training:

The course will incorporate a wide range of interactive training tools including visual presentations, group work, individual tasks and exercises with a strong emphasis on practical application throughout. The Manual Handling Instructor Refresher course is extremely interactive, providing participants with the opportunity to prepare and practice what they learn and refresh their instructor delivery skills. All participants will receive a Manual Handling Instructor Refresher Certificate and training will be delivered on a ratio of no more than 12 participants to each instructor.

Assessment & Certification

Participants are required to complete a presentation on Manual Handling topic and undertake practical skills demonstration.

Certificate in Occupational First Aid This is valid for two years.