This course involves the skills and knowledge required to shift loads safely using manual handling methods. Work must be carried out in compliance with the relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations concerning the manual handling and movement of loads.
The course includes assessing the risks associated with relocating the load, planning the relocation process and carrying out the relocation in accordance with the plan. Work is performed under some supervision generally within a team environment.
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This is a Nationally Accredited course. Accreditation means that the course has been assessed by a VET regulator and is compliant with the Standards for VET accredited courses. This course has been assessed by ASQA as compliant with the Standards for VET Accredited Courses 2012 and the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will receive a Statement of Attainment.
Competency is obtained through both theory and practical assessments. The practical assessment requires you to demonstrate the skills required to be deemed competent. The theory assessment will be undertaken in a written form.
If you feel you will be disadvantaged by undertaking a written assessment, please discuss with your trainer/assessor prior to the beginning of the time for the theory assessment.
All attendees MUST have a USI (Unique Student Identifier). We are unable to issue a credential unless a valid USI has been provided.
Please click here to apply for a USI prior to the course or be prepared to apply for one on the day (in which case a Driving License and Medicare Card is required).
The duration for this course is 8 hours split into 2 x 4 hour sessions (1 week apart).
There is a 15 minute break for morning or afternoon tea.