Health & Community Services (Manual Handling)

Manual Handling course from MyPath will give you safe manual handling skills that will prevent personal injury in the workplace. Get the skills for a role in any industry where manual handling is a key task, including aged care.

What you will Learn

A Manual Handling is an important part of aged care and other industries. In this short course you will learn –

  • Back care/correct posture BPS
  • No lift policy
  • Use of mobile floor hoist and sling application/ Transfers from bed to chair/chair to bed
  • Safety features of a hoist
  • Slide sheet application and use to move a client in bed
  • Assistance to sit and stand using the anterior and posterior grasps
  • Manual handling risk assessment and controls


MyPath offer flexible delivery with an emphasis on high quality reliable solutions that don’t compromise on safety:

  • 5 hour course
  • Forms part of the Individual Care Certificate III Course
  • Everything you need for start to finish delivered by our knowledgeable training team
  • Group bookings available on our site or yours
  • Classroom based training in health and safety through videos, live demonstrations, and clear instructions delivered by our high performing, knowledgeable trainers
  • Quality written and practical assessment including all workbooks and training materials.
  • Non- accredited
  • Statement of Attendance

Course Requirements

  • Be able to read and write basic English
  • Complete a language, literacy & numeracy assessment (LLN)
  • Minimum 18 years of age (Workplace Health and Safety requirement)
  • Provide two forms of identification