This course is ideal for those working in the Early Years Sector such as a Crѐche, Preschool, Montessori or Child Care Facility and those who care for children in their own home.
This course will be delivered by an Early Years Practitioner who is qualified as a QQI Manual Handling Instructor. This course will focus on the issues faced by those who work with children, with an emphasis on carrying out manual handling activities in a manner that reduces the risk of injury. It is a mandatory course for all staff who work in this sector.
Theory test and a practical skills assessment of safe manual handling lifting, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying.
Certificate on successful completion valid for 2-3 years. Recommended recertification no more than 3 years.
Any special needs / requirements should be identified at the time of booking. Participants should be advised to dress appropriately, due to the nature of the course, there will be manual skills.
Course Length: 3.5 hours
Maximum no. Participants: 12 per instructor
A resourceful and cost effective approach which many of our clients avail of is to incorporate two courses for staff on same day, this might include Fire Safety and Manual Handling, please speak to our advisers to learn more about this arrangement.