Manual Handling Instructor Course | Cork Dublin | Fetac & QQI approved

Manual Handling Instructor course – Level 6 QQI

The Chris Mee Group Manual Handling Instructor course is the best way to prepare attendees who wish to become Manual Handling instructors under Irish and EU legislation.   Our course is 5 days in duration and we have full FETAC/ QQI approval.  Our instructors are experts in manual handling and lifting techniques.  We deliver public Manual handling instructor courses in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, etc.

See our public course schedule below – and use our online booking system.  If we do not have a course venue or date that suits you please send us a completed enquiry form below.   You can also contact us on the enquiry form below to book a private course.


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Dublin Office: +353 1 517 5270  
Cork Office : +353 21 497 8100


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Scheduled Dates

Venue Date Online Price
Cork – Little Island 2019 Training Dates

January: 23rd, 24th, 30th, 31st & February 6th

(This training course will take place in the Radisson Blu, Little Island)

€830 – Book Now 
Limerick – Kilmurray Lodge Hotel 2019 Training Dates

February: 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th & March 

€830 – Book Now


Dublin – Ballymount D 24 2019 Training Dates

February: 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st

€830 – Book Now 

Course Overview

Duration: 5 Days
Participants: Up to 10 participants
Assessment: 3 Components
Accreditation: QQI Level 6 Component Certificate in Manual Handling Instruction 6N0233

Click HERE to view the course handbook.

Course Objectives

On completion of the Manual Handling Instructor course, participants will be able to:
  • Assess the relevant danger or safety of manual handling tasks
  • Recommend preventative measures which can reduce the risk of injury
  • Lift and handle loads safely
  • Identify ergonomic risks and recommend control measures
  • Instruct others on the theory and techniques of safe manual handling

Target Audience

The aim of this QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively design and deliver manual handling instruction in their workplace.

Course Contents

Topics covered on this course include:
  • 1st DAY  – Unit 1 – Legislative requirements and Manual Handling management
  • 2nd DAY  – Unit 2 – Anatomy and back care
  • 3rd DAY  – Unit 3 – Ergonomic principles and risk assessment
  • 4th DAY – Unit 4 – Planning and design of manual handling training programmes
  • 4th DAY – Unit 5 – Delivery of manual handling training
  • 5th DAY  – Assessments

Additional QQI Information

Quality & Qualifications Ireland (QQI) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. CMSE Training is a provider of programmes leading to QQI awards.

Click here to view the HSA Guide to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, Chapter 4 of Part 2: Manual Handling of Loads

Dublin Office: +353 1 517 5270  
Cork Office : +353 21 497 8100


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