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HLTWHS005 - Conduct Manual Tasks Safely

Cost: $120
Duration: 1 Hour (approx.)

Course Description 

In every workplace, workers are exposed to day to day activities which involve some kind of manual handling, some more hazardous than others. These tasks are a common cause of injury in the workplace, and as such, understanding how to undertake these tasks safely is imperative. Without manual handling training, employees can make mistakes and even suffer serious injury. This is especially true if an employee is around hazardous substances or activities.

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.

You will also learn about the function of the body in movement and performing manual tasks, the importance of posture and positioning of the body and how to recognise symptoms of an injury and report it.

The skills in this course are applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice such as the Hazardous manual tasks code of practice applies.

Students attending our flexible delivery courses must complete online pre-course work and assessment PRIOR to their practical sessions.

 

DELIVERY METHODS

Due to COVID-19 we are currently delivering training via an 'enhanced online learning' delivery method  with a 1 hour 'Face-to-face' assessment

Your assessment session is held at ACTWell's training facility.

The session runs for approximately 1 hours face-to-face with a pre-course online requirement to be completed prior to the assessment.

 

Cost: 

Duration

$120 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely

1 Hour (approx.)

 If you would like to pay by invoice please contact us via email or phone to complete the booking.

 

This course is delivered and assessed by ACTWell First Aid & Training, on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

 

UNIT BEING DELIVERED

The following units will be included in your certificate:

  • HLTWHS005 - Conduct manual tasks safely

To view full unit details please visit training.gov.au

COURSE DELIVERY  

This course can be delivered in the workplace or at ACTWell First Aid & Training Canberra’s training facility.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Participants must have the physical capacity to use appropriate equipment, posture and handling techniques to conduct a manual move and/or lift.

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.

COURSE DURATION 

DUE TO COVID-19 we are currently delivering training via an 'enhanced online learning' delivery methods with a shortened 'face-to-face' assessment. The assessment runs for approximately 1 hour with a pre-course online requirement to be completed prior to the assessment.

LEARNERS RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND SUPPORT, INCLUDING COMPLAINTS

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training sessions include

Performance tasks

Choose 3 scenarios from the scenario options list

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.

Theory assessment - A written exam consisting of multiple choice question and short answer questions to be completed at the end of the training session. The student must complete all questions.

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