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This course meets the framework standards of Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI, previously known as FETAC). It’s a level 6 Specific Purpose Award.
This is a five day course that runs over a 2 week period – typically Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday of the first week and Monday, Tuesday of the second week.
Participants on the course are trained to conduct Manual Handling Risk Assessments and deliver Manual Handling Training both in-company and externally.
Instructional skills as well as the theoretical and practical aspects of manual handling are addressed.
Who should attend?
Those wishing to attain the skills and knowledge required to be able to develop and deliver manual handling sessions in their workplace or in-company.
Those who have already completed the VDU/DSE Assessor course. Participants who complete the two courses at NISO within a calendar year receive a discount. Please email info[at]niso.ie for more details of the scheme.)
A practical and highly interactive approach is used throughout the course.
When theory is introduced, it’s applied to practical situations encountered by the participants.
A variety of training aids are used.
Participants are required to:
To book your place, please select the course you are interested in:
It’s recommended for manual handling instructor to use training aids and props:
These aids can be bought from NISO separately or bundled together for a discount.
In addition, learners on our Manual Handling Instructors course receive a 10% discount when buying within a month of completing the course at NISO.
Members of NISO avail of discounts on courses
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