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Aim: The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively design and deliver manual handling instruction in the workplace.

Participant Profile: Course is suitable for those who require a formal qualification and skills to be a manual handling instructor.

Duration: Four days in a classroom setting



Learners who successfully complete this course will:

  1. Legislative Requirements and Health Benefit
  2. Anatomy and Back Care
  3. Ergonomic Principles and Risk Assessment
  4. Manual Handling Principles and Techniques
  5. Planning and Design of Manual Handling Training Programmes
  6. Delivery of Manual Handling Training



Entry Requirement: A strong level of spoken English required.
Assessment: Each participant will be taught, practice and demonstrate manual handling actions:
Tutor Profile: All tutors are highly qualified Manual Handling Instructors.
Support: A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one support available from tutor throughout the course.
Resources: Learners receive a comprehensive resource pack that can be used as a reference during and after the course.
Booking Process & Fee: Booking Form available by email to admin@barrowtraining.ie or online at www.barrowtraining.ie . Discounts available if the course is booked and paid in full online.
Refresher: Successful learners must complete a manual handling refresher within 3 years in order to maintain their Manual Handling certificate.

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  1. Lyndsay June 26, 2018 at 10:24 am - Reply

    Good Morning,

    I would like to enquire about your “MANUAL HANDLING INSTRUCTOR 6N0233” course – I am a manager in the hospitality industry and wondering if I do this course is it legal/acceptable for me to train all incoming staff members in-house in Manual Handling? Is this what the course is designed for?

    Thank you so much,
    I look forward to hearing from you.


    • Barrow Training June 26, 2018 at 10:58 am - Reply

      Hi Lyndsay, many thanks for your message. Email sent to you now!

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