Manual Handling

HLTWHS005 – Conduct Manual Tasks Safely

Our Manual Handling Workshop prepares Nurses/Nursing Students, Support Care Workers and Domestic Workers to carry out Manual Handling Tasks in a safe manner.

Our manual handling course, conveniently located in our training facility in Perth, is interactive, fun and hands-on! You will have access to full working hoists, hospital beds, slide sheets as well as all the necessary equipment for you to learn with and practice on whilst being supported by your trainer/ assessor.

You will receive all the necessary theory to understand Legislation and safe work practices surrounding the mobilisation of clients and objects within your own working role. You will be involved in practical demonstrations where you practice the skills and use of all the equipment whilst being supported and guided by our experienced trainers/ assessors.

Want your employees to undergo one of our short courses?? Flex Training Services can come to you! External courses can be held in your own workplace (minimum 8 people). Please contact us for more information and group pricing.

Theory includes:

Online E-Learning Component to be completed before commencing the in class practical.

  • Introduction to Manual Handling
  • Legislation
  • Duty of Care
  • Risk Factors
  • How to control risks arising from Manual Handling tasks
  • Preventing Injuries
  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the spine
  • Correct postures
Practical Includes:
  • Pre start Exercises
  • Log Rolls
  • Use of slide sheets
  • Use of a full hoist and standing hoist in a variety of situations
Duration: 4 Hours (Offsite Training is available on request)

Don’t have the time to do an in-class Manual Handling training session or just looking for a refresher course?  

Online courses start from as little as $45 and can be completed in a matter of hours. Online payment methods make it simple and easy to get started, allowing you to register and complete the course and receive your certificate entirely online.

Call us now on 9427 7500 to book your place or fill out our contact form by clicking HERE
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