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Manual Handling

Manual Handling

Duration: Half Day

Course Aim:
To provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge & skills to lift safely.

  • List the main duties of the employer & employee under the SHWW Act 2007
  • Describe 3 main steps an employer must take regarding the manual handling regulations
  • Identify key components of the spine
  • List the main muscle groups
  • Explain the purpose during lifting
  • Explain the difference between a Hazard & a Risk
  • Identify Risk factors using T.I.L.E
  • List the benefits of stretching
  • Perform stretching exercises safely
  • Lift safely

QQI Level 6

Participants will receive a Manual Handling Certificate valid for 2 years.


Absolutely amazing Course & The tutors Mary & Jane are fantastic. Worthwhile making a step forward to becoming a Healthcare Assistant with superb team & with Ina Mc Crumlish she will get you to where you want to go. 100% Support all the Way! Grateful & thankful for all they done for me!

Joanne Grendon


Great enjoyable course, tutors very helpful! Everything explained so well!

Mandy Kelly


If you're thinking of going into healthcare may I recommend going to healthcare training solutions it's a great course and the tutors are just wonderful they take you through it step by step and it's always good Craic, thank you Grace and Mary it's a pleasure learning from you both

Trevor O' Toole


Pleasant tutors and proactive also. Highly recommended

Cyn Ruva