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Manual Handling Course.


Multiple options:  All completed by QQI trained instructors.

Individual or groups.

1: Online. Dates and times listed below. Book a course through our booking system below and we will send you a email before the class with a link to the zoom. 

April 16th (Times 8.00 to 10.00am)

April 23rd (Times 7.50 to 9.50am)

April 18th (Time 5.30 to 7.30pm)

April 25th. (Time 5.30 to 7.30pm)

May 2nd (Time 7.50 to 9.50am)

May 4th (Time 5.30 to 7.30pm)


2: Online through our portal. This allows you to complete the theory section in your own time. You must then contact us to join one of the multiple 15 minute online practical sessions. This allows you to be fully QQI certified which is a requirement in Ireland.  You must complete this 15 minute practical within 1 month of completion of the theory to receive full certification.

Link to our online portal.


3: Online. If you have a group we will provide a online zoom class at a time and date that suits you. Just contact us and we will agree details.

4: Face to Face. If you have a group we will travel to you or you can come to our facility. We are flexible so just contact us and we will agree details and cost.

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Enquire about this course: Call: 087 6792295 or Fill in an enquiry form (click Here)

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Manual Handling

Manual handling training is required under Regulation 13 of the 1993 (General Application Regulations) and 1993 Manual Handling Regulations. This training programme is aimed at providing all persons at work with proper techniques when lifting, carrying, loading, pushing and supporting. It provides employees with good work practices such as proper lift Manual Handling Techniques.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, delegates should be able to:

  • Be aware of the necessity for safe methods of manual handling to reduce the risk of injury.
  • Understand the need to avoid manual handling by using mechanical aids where possible.
  • Assess the task using the TILE criteria (task, individual, load, environment).
  • Implement the correct method of lifting ensuring minimal risk to self and co-workers.
  • Know how to safely execute all relevant workplace manual handling tasks.

Course Content

Aims & Objectives

  • Legislative Requirement
  • Injury Incidence
  • Anatomy/ Biomechanics/ Ergonomics
  • Back Injuries
  • Repetitive or Cumulative Strain
  • Risk Assessment
  • Task – Avoid, Assess, Reduce, Train
  • Load – Biomechanics
  • Work Environment – Ergonomics
  • Individual Capability
  • Flexibility
  • Practical exercises
  • Practical Manual Handling
  • Applying TILE assessment approach to all relevant workplace manual handling tasks and drilling the same for correct performance


Delegates who successfully complete the course passing both assessments will receive a Certification which is valid for 3 years.

Delegates will be required to:

Practical Assessment:

  • Carryout a manual handling lifting task

Theory Assessment:

  • Multiple Choice Question

Additional information

M H Course Dates

April 16th. 8.00 to 10.00am, April 18th. 5.30 to 7.30pm, April 23rd. 7.50 to 9.50am, April 25th. 5.30pm to 7.30pm, May 2nd. 7.50 to 9.50am, May 4th 5.30 to 7.30pm