QQI Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course

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Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course


Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course aim:

The aim of this Patient Handling Instructor Refresher course is to refresh your knowledge and Skills for delivering a patient handling course.


Learning outcomes:

On completion of this Patient Handling Refresher course learners will be able to perform manual handling moves

Course Content:

Day 1 Morning

Recap on moves and discussion on their performance

Day 2 Afternoon

Practice of the moves

Day 2 Morning

Assessment of key moves

Day 2 Afternoon

Completion of test

In successful completion of this course learners will receive a Qualtec Patient Handling Instructor Certificate. This is a requirement by the HSA for manual handling training.

QQI Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor Refresher entry requirements

Learners should have a good command of English both verbal and written. Learners should have already completed both  the QQI Level 6 People Handling Instructor course and  QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor course

Why Qualtec?

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.

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 centre. In this they will have access to our PowerPoint presentation, guides, videos and useful links.

Progression. On completion of this QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor Refresher course learners can progress onto the QQI Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor Course, PHECC FAR Instructor Course, PHECC CFR Instructor CourseAbrasive Wheels Instructor Course, Fire Safety and Fire Marshall Instructor Course, DSE/VDU Asssesor Course and the QQI Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation Course.

Location. Courtyard Hotel, Leixlip Dublin Kildare.



“Sean was excellent at ensuring that I achieved all the techniques accurately and allowed practice to ensure I walked away confident.” Jenn Regan

“Sean made the (Patient Handling Instructor Course) enjoyable and was professional at all times. He was clear and concise at all times and I feel comfortable to carry out the training with my own staff.” Edele Lee Morris, Kerlogue Nursing Home

“The instructor was very clear on what was required and the (Patient Handling Instructor Course) was well run.” John Donovan

“Really enjoyed the (Patient Handling Instructor Course), very practical.” Aileen Lynch

“Fantastic and engaging (Patient Handling Instructor Course) in a friendly, fun and professional manner.” Robert Sullivan, St. Mary’s Special School

“Very enjoyable and well paced delivery. The instructor was very clear in his instruction and feedback.” Edward McEvoy, Tinnypark Nursing Home

“Overall, very good (Patient Handling Instructor Course) and excellent instruction.” James Hickey

“Very thorough and detailed. Teachers were very approachable and helpful with great access to information.” Megan Maguire, Central Park Nursing Home

“Sean & Conor were happy try out any moves we requested, even if they were not part of the (Patient Handling Instructor Course) assessment.” Geraldine Kelly, Caremark

“Very beneficial, practically orientated and engagement of the instructor far exceeded that of any other (Patient Handling Instructor Course). Highly recommend this (Patient Handling Instructor Course).” Eileen Courtney

“Very beneficial and delighted to have completed it. Great feedback.” Siobhan Gray

“Great (Patient Handling Instructor Course), Sean and Conor have a natural ability to make things simple and take the jargon out of teaching. Very enjoyable (Patient Handling Instructor Course).” Noel Marrey


“Thoroughly enjoyable. The trainers are very knowledgeable” Maureen Hagin Meade, Irish Red Cross

“Well structured (Patient Handling Instructor Course) with plenty of time to practice the moving skills.” Joanna Murphy, Comfort Keepers

“Very enjoyable, Instructors demonstrated knowledge and experience. Would recommend it to others.” Douglas Lanning

“I really enjoyed the (Patient Handling Instructor Course), it was very informative and I feel confident that I will be able to correctly teach the people handling moves” Jennifer Myler, Comfort Keepers

“I feel well prepared and I enjoyed the (Patient Handling Instructor Course).” Catherine Tipple, Irish Homecare

“Very Happy, I liked the relaxed method and approach.” Gerry McIntyre, Shannon

“The (Patient Handling Instructor Course) was very practical and relevant.” Michelle Devane, TLC Centre

“Great (Patient Handling Instructor Course), straightforward and relaxed.” Jim Close

“Really enjoyed the (Patient Handling Instructor Course) and I am confident to go out and train.” Linda Adriano

“I found all instructors very informative and helpful during the (Patient Handling Instructor Course). Their feedback was very helpful and I feel I can improve the other (Patient Handling Instructor Course)s I teach, from this (Patient Handling Instructor Course).” James Dooley

“I found the (Patient Handling Instructor Course) very informative and also gained a lot from working within the group. Thank you!” Lillian Redington

“Very good (Patient Handling Instructor Course).” Sebastian Charuvila Baby, St. Margarets Centra

“Thank you Sean and Conor for an enjoyable 3 days and lots of skills learned.” Helena Morrisey

“I felt the instructors were brilliant in informing and delivering positive criticism. I felt at the end of the (Patient Handling Instructor Course) that I was fully trained and confident in myself.” Nancy Poynton, Care About You

“The (Patient Handling Instructor Course) was excellent and carried out in a friendly and professional manner.” Derek Curley, AMEC Safety Training LTD

“Excellent (Patient Handling Instructor Course), Sean is a great trainer.” Marek Poplowski, The Wellstone Clinic

“The (Patient Handling Instructor Course) was excellent. The group gelled very quickly and the (Patient Handling Instructor Course) material was easy to follow.” Adrian Dowling

“Enjoyed the (Patient Handling Instructor Course) and there was plenty of practical sessions. Very inclusive to all students from a variety of backgrounds.” Esther Aherne, Aherne Training

“I thought the (Patient Handling Instructor Course) was really good. The instructions were clear and easy to follow.” John McNamara, Alpha Training

“Very enjoyable (Patient Handling Instructor Course) with some great interaction from all involved.” Derek McMahon

“Excellent instruction by Sean, very thorough and friendly approach. Some great learning points taken from this (Patient Handling Instructor Course). Thank you.” Jim Close, Alpha Training

“Very well presented (Patient Handling Instructor Course) that had a lot of practical elements to it.” Aisling Coleman, Shannondoc

“The (Patient Handling Instructor Course) was very good. Plenty of hands on practice which helped drum the principles in.” Michelle McDonald, Clane Hospital

“All excellent. Very well put together and very informative.” Gary Wyse, Silverfern

“Excellent (Patient Handling Instructor Course), very well presented and explained. Massive Knowledge base to draw from as a student.” Gerard Ryan, Medicall Ambulance Services

“Excellent (Patient Handling Instructor Course) overall.” Dave Brady, DB Training Services

“Overall an excellent (Patient Handling Instructor Course) where I have learned lots. Well done, great company with great instructors.” Cait Keaveny, Mark Dodd

“Excellent (Patient Handling Instructor Course) and people.” Paul Finn

“Overall an excellent (Patient Handling Instructor Course), very beneficial.” Louise Keane

I really enjoyed the (Patient Handling Instructor Course), well done.” Carol McKenna, Stewarts Care LTD

“Very well delivered, really enjoyed the (Patient Handling Instructor Course). Good participation by everyone!” Bea Raquela

“Excellent Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course! Would highly recommend for all health & safety professionals to attend this course!” Lorcan Hynes, AON

“It was a pleasure doing this Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course. Great Instructors teaching the Course.” Jonathan French, D.I.D Electrical

“Thank you for all of your efforts, it was a pleasure to learn from you all.” John Griffin, The Doyle Collection

“I found the Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course and presentations very interesting. Instructors were very personal and made me feel at ease. Thank you.” Melissa Conlon, McMahons Supervalu/ Centra

“Very enjoyable Manual Handling Instructor Refresher Course, made me feel at ease throughout.” John McDonald

“Conor and Sean were very friendly and informative.” Liam Fogarty, Fogarty Safety

“The Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course was very interesting and well organized”. Niamh Cashell, Nightline

“I thought the Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course was really interesting. It was very interactive and everyone was able to get involved. I have no recommendations, I thought it was great.” Amy Monaghan, Glenhaven Foods

“I really enjoyed the Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course, all aspects of it. I didn’t know what to expect but Sean made me feel very at ease and has given me the tools to get up and present!” Carol McKenna, Stewarts Care, LTD

“The Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course was well covered and structured.” Louise Keane, KCFE

“Enjoyed the Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course very much.” Shane McGuinness, Growing Beyond LTD

“Well delivered and relevant Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course.” John McCormack, JMC Training

“The Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course was excellent, really encouraged engagement and straight to the point.” Aisling O’Dwyer, Pinnacle Building Contractors

“I would recommend the Patient Handling Instructor Refresher Course to others.” Caoimhe Donnellan, Meath Partnership

“I really enjoyed the Manual Handling Instructor Refresher Course, which I didn’t expect! I have come away really feeling I understand the material and feeling confident.” Bernie Coughlan, Meath Partnership