Maual Handling Training

Refresh Your Manual Handling Skills for the Workplace with Centacare's one-day Manual Handling Training course

HLTWH005 Manual Handling Training

Course Fee: $120.00

Next Course Date: Monday, 11th July 2022

Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Course Delivery: Online learning and 5 hours on-site training

Location: Level 1, 823 Wellington Street, West Perth

What does the course involve?

HLTWH005 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely

This unit offers essential manual handling skills for existing health care workers, such as nurses, support workers and aged care workers. It aims to provide hands-on manual handling techniques and an understanding of the risk management approach when supporting your clients.

This course is for individuals who are employed within the Health Care sector and looking to upskill or refresh their skills in manual handling.

What you will learn

  • Identify manual tasks involving risk
  • Legal requirements and responsibilities
  • How to prepare for and safely complete manual tasks
  • Contribute to safe work practices
  • Recover a client from the floor using a portable hoist
  • Transfer a client in and out of a vehicle

Unit of competency

On successful course completion, participants will receive a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment.

Course delivery 

This course will be delivered online and one day in class. Participants must complete the mandatory online training modules before attending a one-day class for the practical assessment. 

Disability course

Cost: $120.00

Course Delivery: Online learning and 5 hours of on-site training

Class Date and Time: Monday, 11th July 2022 from 9 am – 2 pm

Location: Level 1, 823 Wellington Street, West Perth

Cost: $120.00

Course Delivery: Online learning and 5 hours of on-site training

Class Date and Time: Thursday, 25th August 2022 from 9 am – 2 pm

Location: Level 1, 823 Wellington Street, West Perth

Cost: $120.00

Course Delivery: Online learning and 5 hours of on-site training

Class Date and Time: Thursday, 8th September 2022 from 9 am – 2 pm

Location: Level 1, 823 Wellington Street, West Perth

Why study with Centacare

State-of-the-art Training Facilities, including simulate workplace environment
Close to public transport
Blended Learning
Receive Statement of Attainment

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For more information about the course or to book your place, contact us on (08) 9482 7000 or register your interest below:

*The course fee payment will be processed by our admin prior to course commencement. Your enrolment is only confirmed once you have paid the course fee and received a confirmation of enrolment via email.

Manual Handling FAQs

Manual handling involves using your body to handle any object or client. Manual handling is a broad term and covers a wide range of activities including lifting, pushing, pulling, holding and restraining. Manual handling training teaches you how to safely perform these tasks, identify hazards and reduce injury from manual handling.

Unlike first aid training, your manual handling training Statement of Attainment does not expire. However, if it’s been 12 months since you undertook manual handling training, it’s always a good idea to retake this one-day training course to refresh your skills!

Healthcare workers are often required to manually handle patients and heavy medical equipment, which can lead to musculoskeletal injuries if appropriate training is not undertaken. Musculoskeletal injuries can be extremely painful and may require time off work for recovery. Prevention is always better than cure, so it is important that all healthcare workers receive appropriate manual handling training.

All healthcare workers can benefit from manual handling training, including::

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HLTWH005 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely

*The course fee payment will be processed by our admin prior to course commencement. Your enrolment is only confirmed once you have paid the course fee and received a confirmation of enrolment via email.

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