FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor Course
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively design and deliver patient handling instruction in the workplace
On completion of this course learners will be able to:
- Explain the patient handling risk assessment process
- Describe a range of controls to avoid and reduce the risk of injury associated with patient handling
- Apply the main principles of manual handling to a range of patient handling tasks
- Carry out a range of appropriate patient handling techniques to include transferring, supporting, gliding, sliding, rolling, sitting and standing
- Analyse the learner’s performance of patient handling techniques
- Develop patient handling training courses, to include lesson plans
- Give effective instruction in practical patient handling techniques
- Unit 1 Patient Handling Risk Assessment
- Unit 2 Patient Handling Principles and Techniques
- Unit 3 Planning and design of People Handling Training courses
- Unit 4 Delivery of People Handling Training
Participants must first complete the FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor.
Experience. We are delivering this course for the last 15 years and have trained over 1,000 learners. We were one of the first companies to be approved to deliver this course.
Satisfaction. We get great feedback on this course. Check out the testimonials below. People come away feeling competent to deliver it. We provide a money back guarantee! If you are not satisfied after the first day we will refund the course fee!!!
Price. We are competitively priced. There may be cheaper out there. However we offer value for money. Tea and coffee are also included. We offer a 10% discount for payment in advance.
Competence. All of our trainers are fully qualified to deliver this course. We use both qualified Health & Safety trainers and Physiotherapists.
Resources. On completion of this course learners will be registered on our elearning center. In this they will have access to our powerpoint presentation, guides, videos and useful links.
“Excellent hands on learning. Lots of opportunities for participation. Props/learning aids were excellent – lots of variety.” Orlagh Deegan, Choice Training
“Found the course to be very informative, plenty of practice and feedback. The trainers were very helpful and supportive.” Eilish O’Donovan, Ballymount Residential Care
“Sean and Shane are great at putting people at their ease. Clear explanations, great trainers who made the course very enjoyable.” Julie Greene, Alzheimers Society
“The trainers were very informative, helpful and easy to understand. They really explained and helped to get you to learn. Very enjoyable.” Tony Hurley
“This is one of the best courses I have attended. It was interesting, flowed well and at no point was I bored or lost. Sean is an excellent instructor and a great role model.” Rhonda McMenamin, Mount Errigal Hotel
“Enjoyable course, very informative. Would recommend.” Elaine Cooney, Bloomfield House Hotel
“Great interaction, made the course very positive and fresh.” Grace Kelly, Sierra Support Services
“Really enjoyed the course. Right level of content and relevant to the workplace. Great group!” Conleth Meehan, Butlers Chocolates
“The course was presented in an enjoyable and excellent fashion. All the content was explained well.” Phil O’Malley, Dawn Meats
“Very good course overall. Sean is very precise in his delivery and his expectations of us.” Tony Redmond, Pulse Medical LTD.
“Thank you Richard. I really enjoyed the course. You’re very patient and thorough which I appreciated.” Johanne Herlihy, Cork College of Commerce
“Great course! Really enjoyable. Well done Richard.” Katie Finucane, Cork College of Commerce
“Richard was a superb trainer – friendly, outgoing, dedicated and patient. He created an excellent learning environment.” Gobnait Burke, Cork College of Commerce
“Venue excellent-closeness to motorway network make it ideal.”-Thomas Colton
“I have thoroughly enjoyed the course and found both Sean and Shane very capable and efficient in the delivery of training.”-Marie Cullen
“I thought it was hugely practical to moving patients in a work care environment. Very enjoyable.”-Camillus O’Meara
“Have done the majority of courses I require with Qualtec. Always the same standard of high quality. Well explained, thorough and plenty of help given in areas of weakness.”-Denise McDonall
“Sean was an excellent instructor and course was very enjoyable. I would highly recommend this course.” Cora Doyle. Doyle Health & Safety.
“All good”. Joe Gilgan, Summerville Healthcare.
“Trainer very approachable and excellent understanding & knowledge of all skills” Sarah Bradley, Homecare Independent Living.
“Well explained and plenty of time to practise. Gave me a lot of confidence”. James Hynes, Servisource.
“Clear and confident. Positive and encouraging training”. Michael O’Hehir.
“As always very well done. Thanks Sean.” Ray Murphy.
“Excellent”. Mark Hyland.
“I found the course very educational and enjoyable. I would fully recommend the course and Sean to other.” Philip Beggs. Work Direct.
“Excellent course throughout”. We had sufficient time to practise the moves and there was lots of practical application discussed” FL Safety Training
“Great course with new improved techniques” Joanne Knaggs, WIDA.
“Excellent instruction and client participation. Very informative. Learned a lot”. Oliver ‘Neill.
“Really enjoyed the course. Very well presented. Lots of practical rather than death by powerpoint.” Niall Clancy. First Aid Aware.
“The instructor on this course is above excellent at his job. He knows this fact which adds to his presence on the course. Very much enjoyed.” Mark Sheerin, First Aid Aware.
“I thought the course was excellent and helped me to gain a greater understanding and insight into so many of the lifts and techniques. Very hands on which was brilliant.” Shane O’Toole. Healthcare Direct.
“Found overall (FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) course enjoyable and very interesting & entertaining” Darren Tullly, Olive Safety.
“Very good (FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) course- both Sean and Chris were excellent trainers and (FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) course was well delivered. Both were also very approachable.” Tara Clarke, Homecare Plus.
“It was delivered to highest standards. Excellent.” Des Cosgrove, Mattru Ltd.
“Many thanks Sean & Chris for your assistance” Anne O’Malley, Care Training & Consultancy Service.
“(FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) course was absolutely excellent, very informative” Una Murray. HSE Midland Regional Hospital.
“First time doing a (FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) course which involved presentation- was very nervous- but was made feel very comfortable.” Ursula Ryan.
“The training was excellent. I have done the training before with another company and foubd this training much better. The trainers were very encouraging and really help you be a better teacher. Many Thanks. Melissa Lalor, Loughrea Hotel & Spa.
“I thought the content, tutor and help for everything was excellent” Juliet Sullivan, North Dublin Healthcare.
“The course was brilliant all the way through. Excellent communicator and content” Gerard Dunne, GPD First Aid.
“Sean, many thanks for all your support and advice” Anne O’Malley, Care Training and Consultancy Service.
“Course was well organised and progressed in a very informative manner” James McArdle. Dr Stevens Resource Centre
“Excellent opportunity to add to my skills and new approaches learned. Class got on well even though we came from different backgrounds.” Seamus Murphy, Donegal LEB.
Having being on several (FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) courses over the years I found this covered all areas from manual handling content to the Trainer development area. My recommendation is keep up the good work!”. Sharon Tracey, ALSAA.
“Instructor is very professional & knowledgeable in his teaching. Material very relevant. Very interactive and enjoyable (FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) course. Yvonne Kane. HSE.
“The (FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) course was very appropriate and clear. The trainer was excellent. The (FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) course was perfect. Would recommend this company to everyone and anyone” Suzanne McDonnell. Stanley Security Solutions.
“Great presentation skills. Good examples used throughout and good props. Made the class comfortable and included everyone. No negatives” Micelle O’Farrell.
“(FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) course was excellent, all aspects covered. Trainer understood the material and had a broad knowledge. Very good class activities but kept it running smoothly. Great to interact with the class.” Enjoyed all aspects.” Alison Cullinan. Oakley Ireland.
“Sean it was a great (FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) course and I was made to feel very comfortable in the class” William Robinson. Air Products Ltd.
“I thought the (FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) course was excellent as a whole. Sean was recommended to me and I would have no hesitation in recommending Sean to someone else. “ Michael Flanagan.
“Good pace well delivered” Fergus Murray. Harvey Norman.
“Very happy with the (FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) course content & presentation, picked up some beneficial topics & ideas for use with my own training programme. “ Lisa O’Donnell. Kilcawley Construction.
“Very happy with the (FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor) course. Brought me up to speed. Picked up some new bits & pieces. Great thanks. Tony Fitzgerald. Geoline Ltd
“Found it very interesting and trainer was good at putting people at their ease. Very focused. Sinead was very good also and very funny.” Bernie Breen, Daffodil Care Services
“Excellently delivered, enjoyable and easy to pay attention.” Maria Coleman, Fenchpark & Districts Childcare Ltd.
“Very comfortable to learn in, thanks.” John Bruton, Multi-Skill Health & Safety Ltd.
“Sean was clear concise and definite on instruction. Kept the instruction simple which was easy to understand.” Ethna Garahy
“This was an excellent course and because of the presentation by Sean it was easily understood. There was a lot of focus on practical’s which was brilliant. Excellent course and I would highly recommend it.” Carol Mythen
“Very good schedule, days didn’t feel long and loads of time to practice and repractice moves. Good group dynamics facilitated by Sean helped with completing tasks in pairs, you were comfortable working with everyone.” Siobhan Kelly
“Course as great and the repetitive doing of tasks helped me with confidence issues in actually performing the tasks. Class was timed to perfection. Thank you for lunch for the 3 days.” Veronica O’Shaughnessy
“The practical sessions which involved everyone at each stage were informative and facilitated plenty of practice which really helped to sharpen our practical skills.” Pauline McCarthy, Albany Training Ltd.
“Brian/ Sean are an excellent team providing a very high quality course.” Gerard Barry, Anderlift Safety Services
“Very enjoyable and thorough course.” Elaine Molony, Sunhill Nursing Home
“I would recommend Sean as a tutor to anyone. Very good as a teacher which reflects really highly as a student.” Kevin O’Hara, Kelron Health and Safety
“Thoroughly enjoyed the FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course and would recommend this FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course, Qualtec, Sean and Richard to colleagues. Helped with confidence” Audrey Thornton, Irish Ambulance Training Institute
“I would highly recommend this cause and the trainers – I have taken a lot away from this FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course. Thank you.” Freya Flynn, MCG Training and Development
“Very good, brought everything back to the principles which is very efficient, practical way of teaching.” Orla Quinn, Sacred Heart Nursing Home
“Really enjoyed the FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course and feel I can bring a lot back to my own company for when I start training. Thanks Sean.” Jane Conlon, North Dublin Home Care
“The amount of practical content was excellent – so important. Trainer very engaging & clearly experienced in putting class at ease & making the training easily understood.” Paula Lawler, Drakelands NIH
“Excellent FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course pitched very well and very thorough.” Mikey Monaghan, Roscommon VEC
“Both Seán and Richard provided a most relaxed atmosphere in which to learn and update skills.” John O’Brien, Order of Camillus
“I’ve attended a lot of instructor FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor courses and I must say your FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course is far and away the best FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course/instructor I have ever experienced. Knowledge & practical application was amazing.” Shane Dunphy, AMPM Safety & Environmental
“I have to say I found this FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course very helpful and everything was explained in great detail by both instructors. Good all round – friendly also. Very helpful.” Philip Baxter
“Seán is an excellent trainer. Very friendly and enthusiastic. Great method of teaching.” Cheryl Leppla, North Dublin Home Care
“Everything well covered and explained – good interaction and feedback from other candidates present. Keep up the good work.” Bridie Reilly
“I would highly recommend this FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course for trainers. Seán is an excellent trainer, totally client focused – allows for us to take our time and share our knowledge with each other. Really enjoyed the FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course. Thanks Seán! Clear, concise, lots of practice time, learner focused, excellent trainer” Orla Griffin, Comfort Keepers
“Great FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course which focused a lot on the practical. I found this took out the monotony end of the FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course and kept everyone engaged. Overall a great group.” Brian Dempsey
“Seán as always lived up to my high expectations. Great trainer and really enjoyed the FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course. All healthcare staff should do this FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course.” Michael Duggan, Dublin Fire Brigade
“Very enjoyable and informative.” Leanne Murphy, NAS Centre
“Very good, lots of practical’s and demonstration. Very enjoyable – Thanks!” Karen Fitzgerald
“As this was the second FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course in recent times completed with Qualtec will use this facility as often as possible.” Pat Flynn
“I found the whole thing excellent.” Gary Ward
“Very impressed, top class.” Denis McMahon, Civil Defence
“Overall very clearly delivered and very enjoyable. I obtained everything I need from the FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course.” John Brennan, North Dublin Homecare
“Very good practical FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course, great tutor, very enjoyable few days.” Anne O’Donoghue, Abbeylands Nursing Home
“FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course was well presented.” Dawn Nelson, Iona College
“FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course was excellent. Really enjoyed it. Seán and Chris were great. Thanks lads.” Richard Hayes, Carraig Safety
“FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course was very good, load of practical skills. Learned a lot. Thanks to both of you. GREAT!!” Jerry Harrington
“I enjoyed the FETAC Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor course.” Brendan Keyes, Iona College
“Instructors very pleasant and helpful. Constructive criticism positive.” Joan Brady