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Back Care and Manual Handling (Theory) Course


Back Care and Manual Handling (Theory)
Back Care and Manual Handling (Theory)

Provides learners with useful information on how to take the relevant precautions against back injury


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Course Description

This online course was developed by the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies. It is intended for front-line staff working in services for people with disabilities. The online course covers all the essential theory aspects of manual handling instruction. It provides staff with an overview of the relevant Irish Health and Safety Legislation. Understanding how the back works and precautions to take both at home and at work that will prevent injury are covered. The course includes the principles of safe lifting. It is intended as a refresher training course for staff who have previously completed a one day Manual Handling course. This online course covers the theory section, and separately a practical skills training session led by a qualified manual handling instructor (and lasting between 2-4 hours) should be completed within 2 weeks of completion of the course.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Having completed this course learners will be familiar with techniques for effective manual handling and back care.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 84 votes
Course Title: Back Care and Manual Handling (Theory)
Course #: 507
Course Publisher: National Federation of Voluntary Bodies
Course Category: 3
Content Origin:
Course Description: This online course was developed by the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies. It is intended for front-line staff working in services for people with disabilities. The online course covers all the essential theory aspects of manual handling instruction. It provides staff with an overview of the relevant Irish Health and Safety Legislation. Understanding how the back works and precautions to take both at home and at work that will prevent injury are covered. The course includes the principles of safe lifting. It is intended as a refresher training course for staff who have previously completed a one day Manual Handling course. This online course covers the theory section, and separately a practical skills training session led by a qualified manual handling instructor (and lasting between 2-4 hours) should be completed within 2 weeks of completion of the course.
License: Not for download or distribution.
Release Date: 11 September 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: Low
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Lower High/ Secondary School
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Stephanie Barry
    Stephanie Barry Ireland Very good refresher or taster course with excellent information. The narrator speaks at a slow pace which makes it very easy to follow. Along with the short notes, it helps to get the information across very succinctly. Many thanks! 2016-04-27 17:04:02
  • Muhammad Haseeb Irfan Khan
    Muhammad Haseeb Irfan Khan United Arab Emirates Good. 2016-04-19 17:04:31
  • John Peterson
    John Peterson United Kingdom this took me seven attempts of pure annoyance and frustration until a colleague told me to scroll down on one of the question pages and there's another question to answer. at last I get my 100% 2016-03-07 23:03:47
  • Christiana Jessica
    Christiana Jessica United Kingdom Back care and manual handling theory course is a course that train you to know how tha back part of the body is been cared for and how to handle it manually in disabled people. 2016-02-15 19:02:01
  • Rehana Shafi
    Rehana Shafi United Kingdom Great course very detailed and thorough in explanations. 2016-02-06 17:02:02
  • MICHAEL DILLE
    MICHAEL DILLE United States of America I believe back care is very important 2016-02-04 16:02:26
  • Oluwole Sonubi
    Oluwole Sonubi Nigeria I have found the back care and manual lifting safety course very informative and reassuring, alot of people take back care lightly and for granted, this course has opened me and my staff to better work and manual lifting standards 2016-01-24 18:01:18
  • Dr.Sujeewa Weerasinghe
    Dr.Sujeewa Weerasinghe Sri Lanka To help people work within their capability and reduce the risk of injury 2015-11-11 11:11:07
  • Dr.Sujeewa Weerasinghe
    Dr.Sujeewa Weerasinghe Sri Lanka This is very useful course for all 2015-11-11 11:11:47
  • marwa Hashim
    marwa Hashim Sudan Good. 2015-10-14 08:10:50
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