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Get the skills and knowledge required for a healthcare worker to participate in safe work practices when caring directly for clients within health, nursing, aged care and home care environments.

Course Outcomes

  • Manual handling fundamentals
  • Understand and learn lift polices
  • Transfer a client using a full body hoist; bed to chair,
    floor to bed/chair
  • Using a slide sheet to reposition a client in bed
  • Rolling a client away/towards the worker
  • Assisting a client to walk using a walk belt/walking frame
  • Assist a client from sit to stand/stand to sit
  • Assist a client from lying to sitting
  • Wheelchair safety: a) transferring wheelchair/walker
    in and out of car safely: b) transferring a weight
    bearing person from wheelchair to chair
  • Transfer a client in and out of a vehicle
  • Assisting a client to undress/dress
  • Sliding a supine person up/down a bed
  • Transfer from chair to chair/commode/toilet
  • Assisted walking – raising a fallen person

Career Pathways

  • Keep current in manual handling procedures
  • WHS refresher / compliance

Delivery

The Manual Handling Refresher 3-hour oncampus course.

Why STEPS?

STEPS Education and Training offer training solutions that meet real local market needs. Our courses are designed in consultation with local employers to improve our students’ employment opportunities and on the job skills.

Our highly qualified trainers and assessors bring hands on industry experience to their role allowing you to feel confident that you are gaining the best workplace preparation possible.

For further information on STEPS Education and Training Courses refer to our student handbook.

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Entry Requirements

All students undertaking training with STEPS Education and Training must provide their unique student identifier (USI). If a student does not have a USI they can apply for it via the Australian Governments website https://www.usi.gov.au/students/get-a-usi

 

Contact us at training@stepsgroup.com.au for more information regarding entry requirements.

Fees

To undertake the Manual Handling Refresher Course the following fees are required to be paid prior to the course commencement date.

 

  • Full fee-paying student – $60

 

Payment Terms – Payment for individual students is prior to course commencement, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and STEPS.

For information on our refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.

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