Manual Handling Certificate

Learning Outcomes/Course Outline

The foremost cause for injury in the workplace is poor manual handling techniques, resulting in considerable deficits both in cost and loss of productivity. Australian Healthcare Academy's Manual Handling Certificate is a 2 hour course for healthcare professionals who require an annual manual handling training re certification. 

CPD Hours: 2 

Entry requirements

This course is specifically for healthcare providers who require a certificate to maintain currency for employment or study.

Assessments

Assessment will be carried out through a multiple choice exam and practical assessments. 

Course Content

This course will take a look at the following:

  • Knowledge of safer moving and handling techniques including the use of hoists and handling aids.
  • The skills to identify risks related to moving and handling people. The skills to identify risks related to moving and handling people.
  • An understanding of the ergonomic principles of safer moving and handling. An understanding of the ergonomic principles of safer moving and handling.

 

Dates and Pricing

This course is run as an individual unit or can be combined with our Nationally Recognised Unit, Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation HLTAID001. Each unit is run over 2 hours and participants can enrol for individual units or combine them. 

NSW 2020 Dates:

June 12, July 24, August 14, September 4 & 25, October 16, November 6, December 11

Single unit fee: $50

Both units fee with CPR: $90

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