Manual Handling Course

Manual HandlingCost: 
Option 1. You can come to us for brief assessment – €50.
Option 2. The trainer can come to you for the brief assessment – €80.

120 minutes

Legal Requirements:
This course meets the legislation Safety Health & Welfare Act, Manual Handling of loads regulations (General Applications) 2007. There is a 15 minute visual assessment associated with the Manual Handling Course that is legally required.

Who is it for:
This course is part of the mandatory health and safety training regime for all employees in Ireland and should be taken before starting work in any industry.

Manual Handling Online Course:

The Manual Handling Regulations require employers to ensure that all employees are trained and competent in Manual Handling. This course is one of a number of courses online that is available for individuals or organisations seeking a safer workplace. Fully compliant to HSA guidelines of Health and Safety, our course involves both relevant theory and practical skills. The theory is delivered entirely online which saves you valuable time and money. Unlike other Manual Handling Courses however, our course gives you that extra security whereby the practical workplace-specific skills of the learner are assessed by a FETAC level 6 approved trainer.

Lessons in the Manual Handling Online Course:

  1. Instructions and Tutorial
  2. Introduction
  3. My Back
  4. Manual Handling Hazards
  5. Safe Handling
  6. Certification Test.


Manual Handling Online Course Certificate Exam:

All Manual Handling Courses in Ireland legally require a visual assessment so after completing the online course you will need to be visually assessed by one of our Level 6 certified trainers. You may go to one of our training partners for this assessment or one of our trainers will come to you. The cost is covered in the course price.

Manual Handling Course Additional Information:

Companies that fail to put their employees through a Manual Handling Course could risk invalidating their insurance in the event of a claim, even if they have taken out a policy.

Once you are able to show a certain level of competence on the theory of Manual Handling, you will be presented with a passport that demonstrates your level of competence in the theoretical elements only. This passport is then presented to a FETAC Level 6 Trainer who will assess practical workplace-specific skills. On successful completion of both parts then you will be certified and not until then.

Our online courses are very easy to use and all you need is a computer with an internet connection. It is recommended that you use a laptop or desktop and have installed Flash Player 8.0 or above. Courses can be taken on a tablet providing you are using a flash enabled browser.

You can take this Manual Handling Course anytime, anywhere, 24/7!  You don’t have to complete the course in one sitting. If you have to leave unexpectedly, or you just want to complete it later it will remember where you left off. You can also learn at your own pace. Learning has never been easier, you can get the course you need today and it’s just a click of a button away.

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Provider Name,
M10 Wexford Enterprise Centre ,Strandfield Business Park Kerlogue,,Wexford- Telephone No.053 915 6752
This online Manual Handling Course is part of the mandatory health and safety training regime for all employees in Ireland and should be taken before starting work in any industry.