The people handling instructor update course is a one day course and is suitable for current instructors who wish to update their knowledge and skills in order to keep abreast of current developments in the area.

People Handling Update

Course Dates:

Course 1: 11 April 2014
Course 2: 17 October 2014

Course Aim

The main aim of the  people handling instructors update course is to update existing patient/people handling instructors on recent developments in the area of people handling training.

Course Participants

Course participants must be FETAC level 6 people/patient handling instructors.

Topics which will be covered

  • The new HSE National Manual Handling and People Handling Policy
  • Use of the HSE eLearning ‘Manual Handling Awareness Programme’
  • Guidance for training in the use of hoists and a hoist training checklist
  • Introduction to some new people handling equipment and aids
  • Revision of a selection of people handling techniques

Why you should attend

  • Enhance your knowledge, practical skills and knowledge of available equipment
  • CPD-accredited professional update for practitioners
  • Expert analysis and solutions from leading practitioners
  • Review of safe practices and use of equipment for different client groups and situations
  • Sharing best practice through peer review