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QQI Level 6 Certificate in People Handling Instruction (6S0243)


3 Days

About the Course

This is A QQI accredited Level 6 qualification which qualifies succesful candidates to instruct in the safe moving and handling of people.

Course Specification

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Entry Requirements

To avail of this programme you must have completed the QQI Level 6 Certificate in Manual Handling Instruction. You will have a healthcare background. Ideally have good physical range of motion and be a good communicator

Language Requirement:

To access courses leading to QQI 6 programs (or equivalent) learners will require a good level of English, both oral and written. The minimum standard required for learners of whom English may not be their first language, or for those who have not completed primary or secondary education in English, is set at Level B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language CEFRL.

Evidence of competence and certification to this standard can also be demonstrated by means of the following assessments:

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) – Minimum overall band score of 5.5

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) – High Intermediate level required on 4 skills.0

5N1632 QQI Level 5 English as a Second Language

IT Requirements
Learners must have basic IT skills . They should have experience using email, Word, and PowerPoint along with Zoom and the use of associated audio and video. Learners should endeavor to trial zoom prior to course commencement.

Course Content

Day 1 (Classroom)

Unit 1 Introduction to Patient Handling
Unit 2 Legislation Patient Handling Risk Assessment
Unit 3 Patient Handling Equipment
Unit 4 Patient Handling Principles and Techniques
Unit 5 Delivery of People Handling Training

Day 2 (Classroom)
Practical Skills - Patient Handling
Patient Handling Equipment practice

Day 3 Classroom
Practical Skills demonstration assessment

Method of Training

This Course is classroom based


Certification and Assessment

Delegates who successfully complete the course will receive a QQI Level 6 Certificate in People Handling Instruction.

To be successful delegates must pass

Written Assessment (20%)
Skills Demonstration (60%)
Assignment (20%)
Candidates are advised that this course involves the preparation of a practical presentation and assignment. Skills demonstration and written examination are conducted face to face.



Further Information

Recognition of prior learning is not available for this programme

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