Course Description

People Handling Instructor Training Course (QQI Level 6)

Guardian Safety

This People Handling Instructors course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skill and confidence to design and deliver People handling instruction in the workplace and to complete manual handling risk assessments as required by Part 4 Chapter 2 of the “General Application Regulation Regulations 2007, Manual Handling of Loads”, which states that staff engaged in manual handling must be given training in the safe manual handling of loads. 

QQI Level 6 People Handling Instructors Training Course Content

  • Manual handling legislation
  • People handling risk assessment
  • People handling aids & techniques
  • Bariatrics
  • Problem-solving for complex handling tasks
  • Instruction and training techniques
  • Presentation skills
  • Conducting assessments and providing feedback
  • Anatomy of the spine and muscular system
  • Dangers of careless and unskilled methods
  • Principles of levers and laws of motion
  • Importance of physical fitness
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Normal people movement

Clondalkin, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code PHI QQI Level 6
College Name Guardian Safety
Course Category Health & Safety, Health & Safety, Manual Handling
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Special Purpose Award / Certificate
Course Location Clondalkin, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 12
Course Start Date 17th February 2020
Course End Date 26th February 2020
Course Fee 695
Course Duration 3 days, 17th 19th & 26th of February
Course Times 9:30am – 5:00pm
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding People Handling Instructor
Entry Requirements Must have: • Completed a QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor course • Up to date people handling training certificate • Competent skills in Powerpoint • Experience in the health care industry
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Course Provider

Guardian Safety

Unit C1, Centre Point Business Park, Oak Road,, Dublin, Ireland

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