Person/ Patient Handling Instructor (QQI Level 6)

People Handling Instructor Course leads to a QQI Special Purpose Certificate in People Handling Instruction Level 6 (6S0243). This course is for individuals who wish to provide patient/people handling instruction in the workplace. It is a Three-day interactive  course. Successful participants will receive a QQI Level 6 Special Purpose Certificate in People Handling Instruction. Attendees must have a valid Manual Handling Instructors Certificate to qualify to attend this QQI course

Course Content:

  • People handling risk assessment
  • People handling principles and techniques
  • Planning and design of people handling training programmes
  • Delivery of people handling training

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course participants will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to:

  • Explain the people handling risk assessment process
  • Describe a range of controls to avoid and reduce the risk of injury
  • Apply the main principles of manual handling to a range of people handling tasks
  • Carry out a range of appropriate people handling techniques to include transferring, supporting, gliding, sliding, rolling, sitting and standing
  • Analyse the learner’s performance of people handling techniques
  • Develop people handling training programmes, to include lesson plans
  • Give effective instruction in practical people handling techniques
Programme Provider: Culhane Training Ltd. programme validated by QQI


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a QQI level 6 Instructing People Moving certificate.