Certified Manual Handling Online Course

This Manual Handling Online Training course  meets the training requirements of the Health Safety Welfare at Work Act (2005), Manual Handling of Loads (General Applications) 2007. This course is delivered in a blended fashion. The theory is completed online and one of our qualified QQI level 6 Manual Handling Instructors carries out a short practical assessment prior to certification.

All employees in all industries should be trained in Manual Handling prior to starting work and at intervals of 2-3 years. Many positions now require Manual Handling Certification on job advertisements.

Manual Handling training provides knowledge, skills and attitude to enable safe techniques for the movements of loads protecting both employees from risk of injury and employers for days lost due to injury or legal costs. 1 in every 3 people absent from work for 3 or more days due to injury is as a direct result of a manual handling injury. Complete training, reduce risk.

shutterstock_79969393Manual Handling Online Course Modules:

  • Tutorial & Instructions
  • Introduction to manual Handling
  • My back – anatomy & spine
  • Manual handling Hazards
  • Safe Handling

Entry Requirements: No previous experience is required.

Duration: Approx. 120 minutes at any time you choose. You can stop and restart, the course will be bookmarked where you left off. Work through this course at your own pace. There will also be a 15 minute visual assessment – this is a legal requirement for full certification.

Certification Test: On completion of modules you will complete a short theory test online. You must achieve a pass mark of 60%. Following successful completion of the theory element you will complete a 15-minute practical assessment. Certification is in line with the HSA guidelines.

IT Requirements: Internet Connection, Laptop or PC with Flash Player 8.0 or above or a tablet with Flash enabled browser.

Cost: €80 for Manual Handling Online theory and practical assessment.