Manual Handling for Direct Care Workers

Workshop Overview

Facilitated by industry experts, this workshop has been aligned to the legislative requirements of the aged care and disability sector and includes a range of manual handling competency assessments.

This is a micro-credentialed workshop that has been aligned to the accredited unit of competency HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care.



Group bookings (up to 10 people           $500 (inc. GST)

Travel and accommodation costs may apply


2 hour duration


Industry Expert

Individual or Groups

What is Included?

This is an interactive 2hr workshop, with the option of an additional 1hr for home care workers undertaking domestic duties that involve manual handling tasks. The workshop allows the participants to practice and demonstrate competency in a range of manual handling tasks.
  • Definition of manual handling as it related to direct care work
  • Identified risks associated with manual handling
  • Overview of legislation that guides risk management
  • Demonstration and practice of a range of safe manual handling systems
  • Overview of equipment used for manual handling
Who Should Attend?

Family members, direct care workers, team leaders, supervisors and managers of aged care and disability services

Workshop Duration

This is a 2 hour workshop where participants will receive 3 CPD points.

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