This training in this course allows you to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence required to firstly recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks and the sources of risks and risk factors. Then prepare for and apply controls to complete these tasks using manual handling techniques which support safe work practice. This course has been contextualised for the Healthcare industry and is suitable for healthcare professionals and nursing students.
During the course, we will focus on tasks including transferring patients from sit to stand, slide sheet transfers and the use of patient hoists.
During the CPR section of the course, you will learn how to assess an emergency situation, correct CPR techniques for infants and adults, your legal responsibilities when offering assistance and how to use and administer a defibrillator.
Our highly knowledgeable instructors focus on making the course interactive, relevant to your situation and enjoyable.
The delivery mode for this course is a combination of online learning, followed by face to face assessment. The online component takes approximately 3 hours and the face to face assessment 4 hours. Please note that all of the online learning must be completed prior to the face to face practical assessment.
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Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.
Course Delivery Mode: Online learning followed by face to face assessment
This self-paced online component takes around 3-4 hours to complete, depending on your level of experience. It covers the theory components of the course through a series of video and online theory questions. You may choose to complete this during one or a number of sessions. You can also review the online theory after the course if you wish. We recommend that this component be completed using Google Chrome.
Please be aware that the online component must be completed prior to attending the face to assessment.
Face to Face Assessment
This part of the course will take around 4 hours to complete. During this time you will cover the following assessment areas
- Perform CPR on an adult (incl. the use of an AED and placing a casualty into the recovery position).
- Complete a first aid incident report form based on the adult CPR simulated first aid scenario.
- Perform CPR on an infant.
Complete 3 scenarios including slide sheet, Hoist use and patient sit to stand transfers.
In relation to the scenarios, demonstrate each of the following for each of the scenarios:
- Identify a manual task involving risk
- Undertake risk assessment and complete a risk assessment form
- Prepare for the manual task
- Safely complete the manual task
Documentation – Completion of a Discomfort Survey form and 3 x Risk Assessment forms.
Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.
Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.
On the day of the course students must wear enclosed shoes.
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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The following units will be included in your certificate:
- HLTWHS005 – Conduct manual tasks safely (Personal Care Workers).
- HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
This Certificate is issued by our Training Partner, Allens Training RTO #90909
In line with ARC guidelines, it is recommended that the CPR component be renewed every 12 months.
In response to COVID-19, we have implemented the following changes to our courses:
- Implemented an online learning component for some of our First Aid and selected healthcare courses, reducing the contact time for classes.
- Class sizes have been reduced to a maximum of 10 people to ensure adequate social distancing is maintained.
- Bag Valves Masks are used in substitution for rescue breaths during CPR training.
- Each student has their own equipment.
- Students are required to wash their hands at the start of the course and use disposable gloves throughout.
- Each student wipes down equipment using disposable disinfectant wipes.
- Manikins are cleaned by the staff at the end of each session.
On arrival at the centre:
- Students are requested to use hand gel on entry.
- Sign-in for a course is done using a tablet. No paperwork is required to be completed before or after the course.
- No one is permitted to be in the centre until 10 minutes prior to a course.
To ensure you can successfully complete your practical training we ask the following:
- Arrive 10 minutes prior to the course start time. (Please note that if you arrive late you will not be able to attend the course).
- Wearing appropriate attire.
- Including enclosed shoes, pants and shirt.
- Verify your USI.
- Achieve 100% completion of the online learning material.
- Provide photo ID upon entry.
- Register on the Covid-19 Contract Registry.
If the student does not meet the above requirements,they will be unable to attend there practical training.
We understand there are times when you may need to make a change to your booking. If this is the case please get in touch with us via email, email@example.com
For all requested booking changes, more than 48hrs (2 business days) prior to a course, no rebooking fee will apply. If the request is less than 48hrs (2 days) prior to a course no changes, including refund requests can be made.
All requested changes to a booking must be made in writing.
In the event of a cancellation request by a customer, a voucher will be issued to the value of the amount paid. This voucher can be used to book any future courses with us