HLTWHS005 Manual Handling Training for Nurses and Aged Care Workers

HLTWHS005 – Manual Handling Training for Nurses

Focusing on Manual Handling in the Health Care and Nursing environment, this course is concerned with the workers’ ability to carry out their work in a safe manner within a prescribed range of functions involving known manual handling routines and procedures.

This Manual Handling Training for nurses aims to build an understanding of the nature and type of injuries that occur from performing manual handling, the role and responsibility of employers and employees in relation to manual handling safety, and key aspects of the risk assessment approach to manual handling tasks. The training has a strong practical component focusing on safe manual handling practices for transferring patients using slide sheets and hoists.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ENCLOSED, COMFORTABLE FOOTWEAR IS REQUIRED FOR THE PRACTICAL TASKS.

 

Course Duration

This Manual Handling Training takes approximately 4 hours. There is no pre-work required before attending this course.

Refund Policy

We understand that there are times when you may need to reschedule or cancel a course booking. If this is the case please get in touch with us via email, admin@rtstraining.com.au.

To reschedule a booking please provide your original booking information and the day you would like to change to.

For any cancellations made more than 48 hours prior to the course an administrative fee of $20.00 will apply. Unfortunately no refunds or changes to course bookings can be made within 48 hours of a course start time.

Important-Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number

From 1st January 2015, it is a government requirement to have a Unique Student Identifier Number (USI) for all nationally recognised courses that you attend.

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Award issued

Nurses who successfully complete this nationally recognised Manual Handling training will be awarded the statement of attainment:

  • HLTWHS005- Conduct Manual Tasks Safely (Valid for 3 Years)

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I've been going on First Aid training for 15 years. Nicole at RTS made this the best First Aid training course I have been on. When someone can present and provide humour you learn much more and it also makes the day pass more quickly. Thank you Nicole, I walked into the course down, stressed and wanting to get the day over as quickly as possible but your quick dry dead pan wit improved my whole day.

Alexsandra Louise

Fun, interactive class with a fantastic instructor (Nicole) who made everyone at ease and had a great teaching manner. I thoroughly enjoyed it and feel confident in using my skills if ever needed.

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Totally recommend this course !! Didn’t fall asleep once. Instructor Nicole was experienced and relevant !! Plus you will have a good laugh !

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Very efficient and entertaining training session. Nicole was relatable and explained things in an easy to understand way.

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First Aid refresher course: Nicole was a top trainer - Was able to bring her experience to the course in a very relevant way and communicated the course content in short, simple, effective phrases. My 3rd first aid course and the best ive had. Highly recommend

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