Manual Handling for TY

Manual Handling for Transition Year Students via Zoom

Manual Handling Training is essential mandatory training for all workplaces. It is hugely beneficial when looking for work experience or seeking part -time or summer jobs. 33% of employee absences from work for more than 3 days are attributed to Manual Handling injury’s (HSA).

Our hands-on Manual Handling training courses are adapted to reflect the working environments of course participants. We deliver this course all over Ireland for companies in all industries.

Course Objective:

Our practical hands on courses are designed to give participants the knowledge and skills to conduct manual handling in a safe manner to prevent injury and meet the requirements of Health, Safety & Welfare at Work Act 2005, General Application Regulations 2007.

Course content:

  • Introduction
  • Legislation
  • Anatomy & Back care
  • Common back injuries
  • Study of Bio-mechanics
  • Risk Assessment
  • Looking after your back outside work
  • Fitness & Exercise
  • Practical demonstrations relevant to workplace
  • Assessment

The course usually consists of a 50/50 split between theory and practical. It is tailored to suit the industry of the trainees.

All courses are delivered by a qualified QQI Level 6 Instructor.


Short written test and skills demonstration.

Course Duration: 2.5hours

Certification: Certified by Choice Training & Consultancy after successful completion of manual handling training and assessments.

Price: Special Rate €30 per TY student

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