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Manual Handling Refresher Course Adelaide

Manual Handling Refresher for Health Workers

Manual Handling Refresher for Health Workers

FirstAidPro is an RTO with the identifier 40407, and we are proud to offer excellent training led by knowledgeable and personable instructors. Our Adelaide training facility teaches people HLTWHS005-Conduct manual tasks safely, often known as manual handling training. The facility has everything needed to provide hands-on instruction, including hoists, hospital beds, and slide sheets, for teaching students how to perform manual labour safely. This course aims to be informative, interesting, and enjoyable through plenty of hands-on practice and practical examples.

Manual Handling Refresher training is meant to be taken once a year as a refresher. 

HLTWHS005-Conduct manual tasks safely is a prerequisite for this course.

It is advised that everyone on staff assist customers with shifting and handling. Nurses, pre-registration nursing students, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, doctors, paramedics, health aides, and those who work with the disabled and elderly in the community all have their moving-related skills refreshed every year.

CPD hours-The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has a “Continuing Professional Development Standard” that specifies the requirements for claiming CPD hours.

HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely- At our Adelaide training facility, we teach people how to properly do manual jobs, often known as manual handling training. The facility has everything needed to provide hands-on instruction, including hoists, hospital beds, and slide sheets, for teaching students how to perform manual labour safely. 

We make this course instructive, engaging, and enjoyable by providing plenty of hands-on training and real-life instances.

The course’s target audience- is healthcare professionals working in institutional and residential care settings, including nurses, health workers, support staff, and the elderly. The code of practice for hazardous manual tasks and other applicable state and territorial laws informed its development.

Manual Handling Course Calendar Adelaide CBD

LocationCourse TitleTraining BeginsPrice
AUD
(ex GST)
 
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersMon, 17 Jun 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersWed, 19 Jun 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersThu, 20 Jun 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersFri, 21 Jun 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersMon, 24 Jun 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersWed, 26 Jun 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersFri, 28 Jun 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersSat, 29 Jun 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersMon, 1 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersWed, 3 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersThu, 4 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersFri, 5 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersMon, 8 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersWed, 10 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersFri, 12 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersMon, 15 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersWed, 17 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersFri, 19 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersMon, 22 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersWed, 24 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersThu, 25 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersFri, 26 Jul 2024
9:00am - 11:00am
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersSun, 28 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
ADELAIDE, SA
Adelaide 2

Adelaide 2
Level 2, 50 King William Street
Adelaide 5000
Australia

Manual Handling Refresher for Health WorkersWed, 31 Jul 2024
2:00pm - 4:00pm
54.55
 

How is the Course Delivered?

Training and assessment are delivered Face to Face within just 2 hours.

Prior to attending the face-to-face training and assessment, you will be required to complete the pre-course reading. This must be completed and digitally submitted before you attend the face-to-face session.

This course content will be available to you through your online student portal once you have fully enrolled in the course, and can be completed at your own pace and at a time best suited to your schedule and working hours – provided it’s completed before the date of your face-to-face session.

The exact amount of time required to complete the self-paced content varies from student to student based on working speed and prior knowledge, but we recommend leaving at least a half day free to work through the material.

How is the Course Structured?

All participants will be assessed through a combination of the following assessment methods:

  • Practical Demonstrations: Simulated scenarios/Role playing
  • Project (Risk Assessment)
  • Knowledge Assessment

Course Requirements

  • Participants must be 14 years of age (Those who are under 18 must present an enrolment form from a parent or guardian to accept responsibility) 
  • Complete a risk assessment to reduce risks from manual tasks
  • Communicate effectively to contribute to a consultation process about improving manual handling safety
  • Use literacy and numeracy skills as require reading, interpret, and apply guidelines and protocols (e.g. read manufactures instruction and safety signs)

Physical Attributes Requirements

  • Have the physical capacity to perform manual handling tasks safely

Course Fees

$60.00 inclusive of GST

Course Times

The Manual Handling Refresher course frequently runs in Adelaide CBD over 7 days a week mostly from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  (SAT / 12:00pm to 2:00 pm)

Refer to Course Calendar for all available times.

Course Location

2/50 King William St
Adelaide SA 5000

Certificate Issued Same Day

Participants who successfully complete this course will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for HTLWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely. FirstAidPro aims to issue statements digitally on the day that the training is successfully completed (subject to certain conditions). In order to issue your Statement, you need to have completed the self-paced learning component and the online quiz, and provided First Aid Pro with your verified USI (unique student identifier) before the course commences. Failure to provide this information may result in a delay in issuing your statement of attainment.

Professional Health Trainers

Our course instructors are all highly qualified training experts. Each is committed to providing a training experience that’s engaging, interactive, and enjoyable. If you have questions during the course of the training, be sure to ask and take advantage of their many years of experience.

USI Requirements

All students undertaking courses with First Aid Pro are required to provide the training organisation with their USI (unique student identifier). USI’s are generated by the commonwealth government to maintain a secure online personal training record. It is free to apply for a USI, and applications take less than five minutes. Click the link if you need to apply for a USI https://www.usi.gov.au/your-usi/create-usi.

Content Covered:

  • Pre start Exercises
  • Understand & Learn the NO lift Polices
  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the spine
  • Correct postures
  • Fitting and removing slide sheets
  • Sliding a supine person up/down a bed
  • Turning in bed
  • Sitting to standing from chair
  • Sitting to standing from edge of a bed
  • Standing transfer from bed to chair/chair to bed
  • Seated transfer from bed to chair/chair to bed
  • Transfer from chair to chair/commode/toilet.
  • Hoisting from chair to bed/bed to chair/commode to bed
  • Assisted walking – raising a fallen person
  • Instructing the person to raise themselves
  • Hoisting a person from the floor
  • Followed legally compliant workplace procedures to prepare for and complete at least 3 different manual tasks relevant to the work role
  • contributed to a consultation process about improving manual handling

Knowledge Evidence

The participant must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

  • key information from work health and safety (WHS) regulations relating to manual tasks and the national code of practice
  • role and responsibilities of the employer and employees in relation to manual handling safety
  • ways in which individual workers are involved in consultation about workplace health and safety
  • reporting mechanisms required for workplace injury and compensation claims
  • key aspects of the risk management approach to manual tasks
  • risk factors and potential sources of risks of hazardous manual tasks:

         Repetition, forces, postures, vibration and systems of work. 

  • types of manual task activity and the types of injuries that can result
  • the relationship between the human body and risk of injury from performing manual tasks
  • functions of the human body:
    • the basic function of the spine
    • body postures
    • types of muscles
    • principles of levers
  • manual handling techniques that support safe work practice including :
    • preparing the load/client
    • preparing the environment
    • using the stronger muscles in the legs where possible, rather than spinal muscles
    • maintaining a neutral spine when lifting and carrying
    • using two hands to lift or carry
    • keeping the load close to the body/centre of gravity
    • avoiding lifting objects above shoulder height
    • minimising repetitive movements
    • positions not held for long periods of time
    • avoiding twisting by repositioning feet whilst turning
  • types and operational features of mechanical aids, tools and equipment

Performance Evidence

The participant must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

  • Followed legally compliant workplace procedures to prepare for and complete at least 3 different manual tasks relevant to the work role
  • contributed to a consultation process about improving manual handling