Manual Handling Training for Healthcare Workers in Brisbane and Gold Coast ()

The Manual Handling short course from MyPath will give you safe manual handling skills that will prevent personal injury in a variety of workplaces including aged care homes, hospitals and health clinics. If you are a healthcare worker looking for a manual handling refresher or are about to enter the industry, this is an essential course to learn how to safely handle patients in a health setting.

The Manual Handling training can be completed in Brisbane or the Gold Coast.

What you will learn in the Manual Handling Course

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

  • Back care/correct posture
  • 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

Manual Handling Course Delivery & Duration

  • 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

Student Entry Requirements

The below entry requirements are the minimum qualifications, knowledge, skills, experience and/or attributes that a student must hold to be considered for entry into the Manual Handling training:

  • 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

Student Support Options

During your Manual Handling training you will receive adequate learning support to ensure your full potential is reached. All students are provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help them achieve competency. This includes:

  • Mentoring from appropriately qualified trainers including provision of phone and email contact details.
  • Notification of tutorials and trainer availability sessions times if applicable
  • Referral to external support services as necessary

Contact Our Team and Kick-Start Your Manual Handling Training

To learn more about this course and enrol, please contact one of our friendly Course Advisors on 07 3489 7777 or use our online Enquiry Form and we will get in touch with you as soon as we can.

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