Manual Handling for Child Care

This Manual Handling for Child Care Training course is a tailored for those working in a crèche, preschool, Montessori or child care facility.

It is specifically designed for those working with children and focuses on carrying out manual handling tasks correctly and avoiding back injuries.

We will travel to your crèche, preschool or childcare facility to provide this bespoke Manual Handling training Course in the evening, at the weekend or at a time that is convenient to you.

This short 3 hour Manual Handling Training Course is mandatory for all staff working in childcare and includes the following

Course Content includes:

  • The Legislation and Guidelines relating to Childcare Manual Handling.
  • Manual Handling tasks in childcare.
  • The Anatomy and Physiology of the spine including relevant structure and function in relation to Manual Handling. 
  • Causes of mechanical back injury and Manual Handling related injuries.
  • Safer Manual Handling techniques and the use of mechanical aids.
  • Risk Assessment and Manual Handling Risk Factors.
  • Appropriate Manual Handling systems of work for the individual's task, environment and equipment. 

NB: Course participants should wear flat shoes and loose fitting clothing for the practical aspect of the course. 

We provide this in-house Manual Handling for Child Care Training Course in the following counties.

Meath I Louth I Longford I Kildare I Dublin I Dublin County I Cavan I Monaghan  

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