People/Patient Handling Training Course

People/Patient Handling Training Course Aim

The aim of the People/Patient Handling Training Course is to provide participants with the knowledge,skills and attitude to enable them to lift and handle people/patients in accordance with good manual handling techniques.

People/Patient Handling Training Course Content

  • Legislation
  • The Musculoskeletal System
  • Intervertebal Disc
  • Anatomy, Structure & Function of the Spine
  • Posture & Back Pain
  • Fitness & Flexibility
  • Ergonomics
  • Risk Assessment
  • Manual Handling of People
  • Controversial Techniques
  • Standard Preparation for Assistance
  • Basic Stance
  • General use of Equipment
  • Use of Hoists & Slings
  • Using Slide Sheets
  • Encouraging Independent Mobility
  • Methods of Assistance
  • Assisting Babies & Small Children
  • Assisting Individuals with Dementia, Anxiety & Non-Compliant Behaviour
  • Assisting Plus-Size Individuals

KTC Safety Providing People/Patient Handling Training Courses in Ireland

Groups and individuals catered for.

Duration: ½ day if candidates hold a valid manual handling cert or 1 day for both courses

Prerequisites: Manual Handling Certificate

People/Patient Handling Training Course Assessment

Theory and Practical Examination

Course Certification:

On successful completion of this training course candidates will be awarded with a KTC Certificate.


The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training. Our Training and assessment programme enables  you to gain the necessary training. Successful People/Patient Handling Training course candidates get certified after demonstrating their skills and knowledge.


KTC Safety – Training Courses

KTC Safety has one of the largest dedicated training centres in the Ireland. At KTC we have the training experience with a highly skilled team to meet your needs. We also provide training in: CSCS Machinery, Quarrying, Retail, Education, Transport, Agricultural and many more areas.

Our purpose built headquarters are in Portlaoise, Co. Laois. We are an approved Training Centre by many awarding bodies including City and Guilds.


KTC Safety – Nationwide Training Courses

Kearney Training and Consultancy Ltd provide People/Patient Handling Training Courses throughout Ireland. We are based at our strategically located Approved Training Centre in Portlaoise, County Laois, just 45 minutes from Dublin. We also cater for, and provide a wide range of approved Health and Safety Training Courses in Antrim, Armagh, Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Derry, Donegal, Down, Dublin, Fermanagh, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Tyrone, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow.

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