QQI Manual Handling Instructor Training Galway

QQI Manual Handling Instructor Training Galway | QQI Level 6 Course | 4 Day Course | Galway.

The only course recommended by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) to those who want to instruct manual handling to others. This is the train the trainer for manual handling. You will be a fully qualified Manual Handling Instructor on successful completion of the course, ready to start delivering manual handling training after the successful completion of the course.

This Manual Handling Instructor Training course is 4 days in total and is the most popular Manual Handling Instructors course in Galway. You must complete QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor course if you want to become a manual handling instructor.

Our 4 Day Accredited Level 6 QQI Manual Handling Instructor Course is extremely popular books each month. Now running in Galway.

Upcoming Instructing Manual Handling Courses:

  •  Galway  –  Feb 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th  – 1 Space Left
  •  Galway – April 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th – Places available.
    IDA, Mervue Business Park, Galway (Scroll to end for online booking).

Other Upcoming Courses Naas, Kildare & Dublin Click here

We run public courses in Galway, Kildare and Dublin as well as anywhere nationwide offsite or onsite for clients. The Manual Handling Instructor training course provides certification for those who want to train others in manual handling in the workplace. It provides learners with the knowledge, skills  and training resources to train others. All learners will receive all the training materials required to deliver manual handling training. Some companies choose to do their own manual handling training in-house. This can allow for flexibility in training schedules and ad-hoc training reducing the expense of bringing in an outside trainer. This course is also great for free lance trainers who want to become a manual handling instructor and  offer manual handling to their clients.  This course is accredited by Barrow Consultancy and Training and is run under their Quality Assurance Procedures.

At our Galway training centre we are very lucky to have a training room and large area for practical training. We use a range of props and the focus of the training is not just ‘how to lift a box’! Our Galway training centre is very accessible.  Due to popular demand of this comprehensive 4 day course we are now running  courses in a new purpose built training centre in Dublin. We also deliver the course nationwide and on-site on demand.

QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor Training Course Galway

Course Content:

  • Compliance & Legal requirements for manual handling
  • Benefits to business & benefits to employee health and well being
  • Manual Handling Regulations 2007
  • HSA Guideline Documents
    Manual Handling Instructor
  • Anatomy and Back Care for Manual Handling
  • Biomechanics for Manual Handling Training
  • Workplace Ergonomics
  • Risk Assessment for Manual Handling
  • Health, Fitness & Nutrition for healthy employees
  • The 8 principles of Manual Handling Loads
  • Practical Manual Handling skills and techniques – Hands On!
  • Planning and design of manual handling training courses for instructors
  • An introduction to the theory of adult education and instructor styles
  • How to deliver manual handling training courses to others – format, paperwork, timing
  • Training skills and techniques for Manual Handling Instructors
  • Manual Handling Instructors training resources and paperwork
  • Not Just ‘lifting a box’. Dealing with workplace props and scenarios to make manual handling training job specific.


  • Day 4 of the course is Assessment DayManual Handling Training
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment  20%
  • Test (20 short questions) 20%
  • Assessment of Instructing Manual Handling Techniques to others 60%

Grading: Pass 50-64%, Merit 65-79%Manual Handling Training,  Distinction 80-100%

Certification: QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor – Instructing Manual Handling Certificate 6N0233

Training Materials: PowerPoint Presentations, Comprehensive Course Notes & Documentation, Manual Handling Training Props & ideas for Manual Handling Instructors.

Resources Provided: On completion of the course all participants will receive all the training materials they will require to start training others. PowerPoint Presentation, Guides, Videos, Sample Certification, Assessment & Administration Documentation, Useful Links. Ongoing support will be provided to learners after course completion.

Note: This is a highly interactive and hands on course that involves manual handling. Loose comfortable clothing is recommended.

Maximum: 12 Participants per class.

Duration: 4 Days in Total 

Refreshments: Tea & Coffee provided

Location:  IDA, Mervue Business Park, Galway

FAQ: Click Here for Frequently Asked Questions on becoming a manual handling instructor.

In-house Manual Handling Instructor courses available on request nationwide. We can also suggest alternative locations to suit business requirements. Group discounts also available.

Manual Handling Instructor Upcoming Public Course Dates:

Location: MAP

2020 Manual Handling Instructor Courses in Naas, Kildare, Cork & Dublin

  • Upcoming Instructing Manual Handling Courses:
    •  Galway  –  April 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th 
    • IDA, Mervue Business Park, Galway

    Other Upcoming Courses Naas & Kildare Click Here

Book now to avoid disappointment or contact us if these dates don’t suit. We can run this course nationwide or onsite for your team.

Choose start date below to book your course online and secure your place on this QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor Course. Email orlagh@choicetraining.ie for group bookings or queries.

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