Manual Handling


This course aims to provide learners with the essential knowledge and skills needed to comprehend the principles and practical significance of moving and handling objects. Participants will explore techniques for safe and efficient object handling, understand the importance of ergonomics and risk assessment, and learn how to minimise the risk of injury while moving various objects. By the end of the course, learners will be equipped with the necessary tools to handle objects confidently and responsibly in a variety of settings.

Who should complete?

Manual handling training is a legal requirement for workplaces in Ireland, mandated by the Safety, Health, and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007. Employers must provide this training to ensure employee safety and well-being. This training is vital for individuals in roles that require lifting, moving, or handling objects, such as healthcare professionals, warehouse workers, construction workers, hospitality staff, office workers and more.

Entry Requirements

To access this award the learner should have reached the standards of knowledge, skill and competence associated with the preceding level of the National Framework of Qualifications. This may have been achieved through a formal qualification or through relevant life and work experience.

Proficiency in written and spoken English, as well as computer literacy skills, are essential.

Upon successfully finishing this Workshop, participants will receive a Barrow Consultancy & Training Certificate valid for three years.

All fees for registration and certification are included in the workshop cost.

Our workshops are delivered thorough blended learning, removing the necessity for in-person lectures. Learners are granted a 30-day timeframe to complete a workshop, beginning on any Monday or Thursday.

Upon enrolment, learners will receive login credentials to access module materials at their convenience.

Group training and pricing details are available upon request.

Please feel free to contact us at 059 97 21416 for further information.