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Manual Handling Instructor Training Courses

The Occupli Safety Engineering Manual Handling Instructor training courses prepare trainees to become full Manual Handling instructors.  Our course duration is 5 days and is QQI approved.  We have been successfully delivering these courses for nearly 20 years.  We have venues in Dublin, Cork, Limerick as well as online delivery.

See our public Manual Handling Instructor training courses schedule below.  Our online booking system is simple and effective.  You can also contact us on the enquiry form below.  We provide numerous private courses annually nationwide.  If you wish to organise a private course please call our training department on the numbers below.

NEW OFFER: We are now offering a discounted rate for Manual Handling Instructor attendees to complete our QQI Training, Delivery and Evaluation training (Train the Trainer). To avail of this fantastic offer please call our office.

Manual Handling Course


+353 1 517 5270


+353 818 315 415


IT requirements for our WEBINARS are as follows: Laptop, Full name, contact number and email address of learner.  We recommend use of Google Chrome™ 5.0 or newer web browser.  You will require Reliable Internet Access; Audio (headphones or speakers); Microphone and a webcam.  Please test your connectivity prior to the course.  Please link in at least 10 minutes before the webinar.  Training will be hosted through MS Teams.  An invitation is sent to each attendee. 

Click HERE to view the course handbook.

Course Overview

Duration: 5 Days
Participants: Up to 10 participants
Assessment: 3 components
Accreditation: QQI Level 6 Component Certificate in Manual Handling Instruction 6N0233. Visit the QQI website

Course Objectives

When the course is complete you will be able to:

  • Assess the danger or safety of manual handling tasks
  • Recommend measures to prevent risk of injury
  • Lift and handle loads safely
  • Identify ergonomic risks and recommend control measures
  • Instruct others on the theory and techniques of safe manual handling
Target Audience

The aim of this QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor course is to provide the learner with the key knowledge. As well as the skill and competence to design and deliver manual handling instruction in their workplace.

Course Contents

Topics covered include:

  • 1st DAY  – Unit 1 – Legal requirements and Manual Handling management
  • 2nd DAY  – Unit 2 – Anatomy and back care
  • 3rd DAY  – Unit 3 – Ergonomic principles and risk assessment
  • 4th DAY – Unit 4 – Planning and design of manual handling training programmes
  • 4th DAY – Unit 5 – Delivery of manual handling training
  • 5th DAY  – Assessments
Additional QQI Information

Quality & Qualifications Ireland (QQI) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. Occupli is a provider of programmes leading to QQI awards.

Click here to view the HSA Guide to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, Chapter 4 of Part 2: Manual Handling of Loads

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