Manual handling - advanced

The ability to apply safe manual handling principles and techniques is an essential skill for support workers assisting clients with reduced mobility. This course is designed specifically for people working as direct support workers in residential care, aged care or day programs and hospitals.

This course includes the content of the Manual Handling - Essential course and builds further on developing the knowledge and skills to undertake safe work practices, minimise the risk of these injuries occurring as well as practical training on how to use a range of manual handling equipment such as hoists when supporting their client/s.

Some of the topics include:

• Understand and identify manual handling tasks within the work environment

• How injuries can occur as a result of poor manual handling

• The relevant legislation relating to the performance of safe manual handling

• Risk management activities relevant to the workplace

• The principles of safe lifting and moving of loads

• Safe and effective techniques used in task specific client manual handling

Duration: 1 day (7 hours)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a USI?

The Unique Student Identifier or USI is a reference number made up of 10 numbers and letters that:

  • creates a secure online record of your recognised training and qualifications gained in Australia, even from different training organisations
  • will give you access to your training records and transcripts (available in mid 2016)
  • can be accessed online, anytime and anywhere
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The Student Identifiers Act in 2014 requires that all students enrolled in nationally recognised training provide their Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with their USI. This is applicable to all HLT and VIC units.

How long is my course valid?

Provide First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis are valid for 3 years. It is recommended by the ARC that Provide CPR is updated annually

Where are your venues?

Premium Health offers public first aid training in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. See here.