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Manual Handling Nursing Course


This Manual Handling Nursing Course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to perform tasks involving manual handling tasks safely to avoid injury to self and others.

Poor manual handling techniques is a major cause of injuries in the workplace. This translates into a massive human cost, compensation cost and loss of productivity. On completion of this course participants will gain an understanding of the legal requirements for manual handling, apply sound manual handling techniques and performance of the four stage approach.

Course Details

Manual Handling
Course Delivery : On Campus
Campuses : Melbourne, Sydney, Perth
Organisation delivering the program :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
Organisation issuing certification :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
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  • 4 Hours
  • On Campus

IHNA’s Manual Handling Nursing Course include theory and practical


  • Anatomy of lower back
  • Manual handling
    • What is manual handling?
    • Principles of manual handling
    • Manual handling injuries
    • Basic Principles of lifting
    • No lift policy
  • Risk Management
  • Legal Considerations
    • OHS ACT 2004
    • Understanding legal requirements
  • Workplace Layout
  • Taking Care Of Yourself
    • Understand how the spine works
    • Understand the importance of warming up, exercise and rest
    • Fire & Safety
    • Emergency Codes
  • Video presentation
    • No lifting system
    • Risk assessment
    • Slide sheet technique


  • Selecting the right equipment
  • Using standing machine
  • Using lifting machine or hoist
  • Positioning, Positioning with slide sheet
  • Body mechanics and manutension

The total fee for Manual Handling Nursing Course is : AUD $100.00

*The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.

To know more about the IHNA Fees & Charges, click here.

Melbourne (CBD) Campus
Level 5 & 6, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC – 3000, Australia
Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus
597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg Heights, VIC – 3081, Australia
Perth Campus
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia

This course is delivered by Professional and Fully Accredited Trainers, with several years of experience.

Everyone working in Aged care sector, Home and Community and Disability Services. Anyone who is concerned about their physical wellbeing and the wellbeing of their clients Anyone who does any sort of lifting, pulling however minimal Everyone needs Training In Manual Handling.

There are no pre-requisites of qualifications to join this course.

Participation in class discussions, oral questions, pre test, post test, practical assessment and observation on correct manual handling techniques.

You can apply online using the “Apply online” link.

Please Note: You will be required to complete a knowledge Based Assessment by the day before you come into face to face training.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us on 1800 22 52 83


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