Course Description

This Manual Handling Training Course, which is delivered by a QQI Level 6 qualified Instructor, is a mandatory safety awareness course. The aim is to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and attitude to enable them to lift and move loads in accordance with good manual handling techniques and to avoid risk of injury.

On completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • recognise a load which is too heavy or awkward
  • understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system
  • lift and handle loads safely

Course Content 

  • Manual Handling Legislation
  • Anatomy & Back Care
  • Injuries & Hazards
  • Risk Assessments
  • Lifting Techniques

Who Should Attend

  • Every person involved in a work place environment of any kind, including (but not limited to) construction, retail, hospitality, health, office work etc.


  • In class practical assessment
  • In class written assessment

Entry Requirements

Participants must:

  • have a good understanding of both written and verbal English
  • bring photo ID with them

Course Summary

Duration:            2.5 Hours

Accreditation:   Carnew Training & Consultancy In-house Certificate

Validity:              Certificate is valid for 3 years

Cost:                     €60 per person  (May Qualify for DSP Funding – Please enquire for further details)

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