Manual Handling for Patient Care

  • $145*
  •   Accredited
  •   4.5 hours
  • Workplace


HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care (Manual Handling for Patient Care)

This accredited course provide the skills and knowledge required for a healthcare worker to participate in safe work practices when involved in caring directly for clients within nursing, aged care and home care environments. There is also a focus on maintaining safety of the worker, the clients wellbeing support, and the community.

Completion of online pre-learning is required prior to arrival at the class.

This course is recommended for:
• Nurses & student nurses
• Aged care workers in nursing homes, community services and home environment.


This course is delivered in a flexible format comprising of:

  • Online pre-learning and assessments
  • Face to face session covering practical instruction and assessment


Completion of online pre-learning is required prior to arrival at the face-to-face session in class.

Participants must  be  able to walk , bend and move freely and be able to perform manual tasks.


There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Unit(s) of Competency

There are no formal qualifications associated with this course.

Find a venue & book now

Sorry, this course is not bookable via the St John website.

Please contact our First Aid Services and Training team call centre on (08) 9334 1233 for more information and availability of this course.

The call centre is open Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.