Manual Handling

Content Covered:

  • Back care principles
  • Freestyle techniques with manual handling, transfers and repositioning
  • Correct position and working height
  • Various types of transfers and repositions
  • Correct and safe use of mechanical hoists – Sling Hoist and Standing Hoist
  • Safety features of mechanical hoists
  • Correct and safe use of Walk/Gait Belts
  • Correct and safe use of Slide Sheets
  • Assessing risk involving transfers and repositioning
  • Referring to individual care plans with transfers and repositioning
  • Selecting the appropriate equipment for the task
  • Infection control
  • Maintenance, cleaning and storing of equipment
  • Communication with all parties involved; to plan, perform and complete the transfer and or reposition safely and according to organisation policy and procedures

Course Location: 135 King Street Caboolture QLD 4510

(training can be completed at worksite for group size of 5 or more students)


A minimum of 5 students is required to run the course on the allocated dates.

Maximum of 12 students per group.


Delivered over 6 hours session.  9:00am – 3:30pm


$195.00 per student

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