Manual Handling Instructor training Courses | Cork & Dublin | Fetac & QQI

Manual Handling Instructor Training Courses – Level 6 QQI

The Chris Mee Group Manual Handling Instructor training courses will prepare trainees to become full Manual Handling instructors.  Our course take place over 5 days. As well as being FETAC/QQI approved.  Our instructors are experts in manual handling. Including both lifting techniques and training delivery, etc..  We deliver public Manual handling instructor courses in Dublin, Cork, and Limerick.

See our public Manual Handling Instructor training courses schedule below. Our online booking system is simple and effective.  You can also contact us on the enquiry form below. This will allow you to get more information on said. As well as other courses. You can also book a private course. If you wish to organise a private course please call our training department at  021 497 8100.

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

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Please note following review of recent Government restrictions and in an effort to minimize risks Chris Mee Group will be delivering training where practicable via Instructor-Led webinar.

Day 1 and Day 2 will be delivered via instructor led webinar 

Course Times – 9.00am – 4.30pm

  • Course materials will be available on our Learning Management System called Safeware and you will receive login details to access same.

Day 3,4,5 Practical

This will be delivered at Chris Mee Group facility

Times – 9.00am – 4.30pm

IT requirements are as follows:

  •  Laptop
  •  Full name, contact number and email address of learner
  • We recommend use of Google Chrome™ 5.0 or newer web browser

You will require;

  • Reliable Internet Access
  • Audio (headphones or speakers)
  • Microphone
  • Webcam

Please test these prior to commencement of the course.. We ask all attendees to arrive to the webinar at least 10 minutes before the course begins. 

Training will be hosted through MS Teams.  An invitation will be sent to each attendee prior to training

Course Overview

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

Course Objectives

When the course is complete you will be able to:
  • Assess the danger or safety of manual handling tasks
  • Recommend measures to prevent 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 provide the learner with the key knowledge. As well as the skill and competence to design and deliver manual handling instruction in their workplace.

Course Contents

Topics covered include:
  • 1st DAY  – Unit 1 – Legal 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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