Manual Handling

Short Course

Gain practical Manual Handling skills, essential for those working in individual or residential care settings.

Whether you want to improve your ability to provide personal care or upskill for potential employment opportunities, this hands-on course will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct safe manual handling practices.

Students will learn safe and effective manual handling practices for a variety of situations and clients, underpinned by the Work Health & Safety Act 2011 and National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Performing Manual Tasks at Work (2007).

This course is offered in-person at our Lutwyche, Brisbane training centre where you will also have access to the equipment required to undertake hands-on training. Through your learning journey with Carers Queensland, you will be supported by an experienced and friendly team every step of the way to help you succeed in your studies and your future practice.

On completion of the training, you will receive a certificate of completion which states the practices and elements covered.

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Next intake:

  • Monday 13th December 2021

Upcoming intakes:

  • Thursday 3rd March, 2022
  • Thursday 24th March, 2022

Applications are due at least 48 hours prior to this. To apply, please complete this form and a member of our team will be in contact with you:

Additional classes are available with a minimum of five students. Please submit an enquiry for more information.

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course; however successful completion of this course will require that you can deal with physical demands of manual tasks (e.g. bending, squatting, kneeling, and repetitive movements, carrying).

Course delivered face-to-face in Lutwyche (Level 1, Market Central Lutwyche Shopping Centre. Parking and public transport available).

  • 1 x face-to-face class delivered by a trained professional.
  • You will have access to our equipment to ensure you are properly trained in safe manual handling.

Course fee: $100.

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