A 3 day course for in-house instructors who are required to deliver a basic 2/3 hour practical Manual Handling course.  Potential instructors should have been carefully selected as good communicators and able to cope with the pressure of instructing amongst their own colleagues.

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Course Objectives 

By the end of the course, delegates will have:

  • Demonstrated their understanding of the skills required to be an Instructor
  • Identified how and why people learn
  • Gained an understanding of Manual Handling Regulations
  • Practised Manual Handling Techniques
  • Demonstrated their ability to instruct
  • Practised dealing with questions from ‘trainees’
  • Practised questioning techniques to check learning
  • Demonstrated giving feedback to ‘trainees’

Course Content

What is training?
How do trainees learn?
Instructor qualities, instructing techniques

Designing a training session
Use of training aids
The pit falls
Preparation for demonstrating an individual skill training session on
Day 2

Trainees run their individual short skill training session.
This will be assessed via digital camera.

Evaluation of the session using digital camera.
Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
Manual Handling Training
Preparation and planning for the final day when trainees will run a Training session

Trainees demonstrate to tutor their Manual Handling course

 – Digital camera used for feedback.

Evaluation and adjustments

Practical – Trainees instruct employees in Manual Handling

Personal Development Action planning

Course Duration: Three Day

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