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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. Josephine Meany January 20, 2019 at 10:51 pm - Reply

    I am interested in becoming a manual handling instructor .Will you have other dates in near future

  2. Valerie Byrne January 21, 2019 at 7:52 am - Reply

    Good morning
    Could I get a cost on course and dates for course please

  3. michelle boland January 23, 2019 at 12:41 pm - Reply

    Good Morning,
    I am wondering how often does the manual handling instructor course happen in the year. I am not in the position to do it at them moment but may be interested later in the year.
    Thank You

  4. Agnes December 4, 2019 at 9:42 am - Reply

    Good morning,

    I am wondering how often does the manual handling instructor course happen in the year.
    Could I can get dates for course in January 2020 , please.

    Thank you


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