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Moving & Handling Instructor Refresher Program

Course Overview

This program is suitable for existing instructors who are qualified to QQI Level 6 Certificate in People Handling Instruction


The course covers both practical and theoretical elements of a Moving and Handling Course, so that you can perfect techniques that you have been teaching and assure yourself that you are carrying out moves correctly and in line with up to date information and research.  We recommend that instructors attend refresher training every two to three years depending on how often you are training.


You will be updated on legislation changes, new equipment and updated handling techniques as well as an opportuinity to discuss and find solutions to handling problems you have encountered.


While some time is spent on theory, this course is highly practical in content with an emphasis on problem solving.


  • Update on current theoretical issues including legilsation, risk assessment, policies and equipment

  • Review of documentation (training records etc.) and certification

  • Overview of use of algorithms

  • Practical skills (review of any current or emerging evidence based practice

  • Overview of hoist

  • Problem solving

Course Content

Course Summary

Duration: 2 Days

Pre-Requisites: This course is suitable for existing instructors qualified to QQI Level 6 in People Moving & Handling Instruction

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