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Course Information:

Aim:  The purpose of this training is to equip the learner with the necessary knowledge and skills to understand the principles and practical importance of moving and handling objects.

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

Duration: 1/2 day in a classroom or 2 – 3 hours online

Expiry: 3 years

Programme Outcomes:

Learners who successfully complete this course will:

  • Be able to define Manual handling
  • Understand the legal aspects of Manual handling
  • Understand the principles of ergonomics and work place assessment
  • Understand the principles of moving and handling
  • Understand the basic structure and function of the spine
  • Be aware of how the spine can be injured
  • Be able to complete risk assessments
  • Understand the importance of fitness and flexibility
  • Demonstrate the principles of moving and handling

Other Information:

Each learner will receive a Barrow Training certificate of attendance which is valid for 3 years.
Entry Requirement:    
A strong level of spoken English required.
Each participant will be taught, practice and demonstrate manual handling actions:
Tutor Profile:  
All tutors are highly qualified Manual Handling Instructors.
A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one support available from tutor throughout the course.
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.
Successful learners must complete a manual handling refresher within 3 years in order to maintain their Manual Handling certificate.


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  1. greg mynhardt May 3, 2019 at 12:54 pm - Reply

    Hi I’m interested in doing your manual handlng course

  2. Pat Dalton August 15, 2019 at 10:08 pm - Reply


    I want to do the online manual handling course, I know I will have to attend the practical in your office

  3. martina dunne October 3, 2019 at 9:50 am - Reply

    Hi martina Dunne her just wondering when this courses will be available to attend

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