The most common workplace injuries in Australia are sprains and strains caused by the stresses due to manual tasks including lifting and moving materials manually. Most jobs involve some type of force and/or repetition, using the body to move, lift or hold an object, from loading pallets, erecting scaffold to entering data into a computer.
Undertake Manual Handling is designed to give workers and managers the necessary skills and techniques to stop and assess their work activities to reduce the impact on the body. Including redesign/simple alterations; correct lifting techniques; body mechanics and maintenance.
Verification of Competency
Undertake Manual Handling Verification of Competencies can be delivered on-site and at our training facility. For more information, please contact the facility, or view our VOC page.
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Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course. For courses that cost over $1,500, Site Skills Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500, with the balance to be paid upon commencement of the course.
Payment can be made via eftpos, cash or cheque. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email email@example.com or call 1300 700 080.
Upon successful completion of this unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued.
Please refer to our Refund Policy
Are you interested in Undertake Manual Handling? For more information about the course or how to apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08 6500 0114 or you can Apply Online.
Undertake Manual Handling Training requires a Unique Student Identifier (USI) , you can still complete the training without a USI, though Site Skills Training is unable to provide you with your completion certificate until you provided us with your USI. To apply for a free USI visit the USI website or contact our facility.
The general public, those in the mining, construction and oil and gas industries who are exposed to manual handling and ergonomics issues.
Training and assessment is conducted at Site Skills Training Perth, 72-80 Belgravia St, Belmont WA 6104. Upon arrangement, training and courses can be conducted at the premises of industry clients providing there are suitable industry training facilities.
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Units of Competency
MEM11011B Undertake Manual Handling