The aim of this FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively design and deliver patient moving and handling instruction in the workplace.
Students should also have completed a manual handling instructor course and have their QQI certificate or statement of results.. They should also be physically fit enough to carry out a range of patient handling moves and techniques. 
Who's it for
This course also provides participants with the ability to manage patient moving and handling risks within their company in line with the new FETAC requirements.
  • People Handling Risk Assessment
  • People Handling Principles and Techniques
  • Planning and Design of People Handling Training Programmes
  • Delivery of People Handling Training
Method of Delivery
The course is delivery through DVD, lectures, discussion and role play. The course is delivered through English.
Duration & Assessment
The course is three days long. Students will be required to undertake a written and practical examination. 
Upon successful completion of this course students will be awarded a FETAC Level 6 Component Certificate in Patient Handling Instruction 6N0234 awarded by QQI.