Manual Handling

Manual handling short course

Manual Handling Course Code:

Practical training to help reduce the risk of injury

Whether you’re already employed as a support worker and want to build your skills, you’re currently studying and planning to get a job soon, or you’re supporting a family member with care, this course is for you.

Reduce your risk of injury and muscle strain when lifting people or heavy objects. And make sure your technique is the safest approach for your clients too.

Get job ready in months

3 hour short course

Short training delivered at multiple locations throughout Melbourne. Book your session in at a time that suits you.

Industry experts and experienced trainers at Field

Industry experts

Get taught by experienced trainers who still work in the “real world”, with up-to-date skills and knowledge.

Extra training at no cost

Complement your studies

Get access to this training at no extra cost if you’re already studying a nationally accredited qualification with Field.

3 hours
  • Camberwell
  • Geelong
  • West Footscray
Not accredited
$99 (see details below)
Next session
Book your training as early as next week (contact us to confirm)

Why study Manual Handling with Field?

  • Our trainers are some of the best – they know what it takes to work in an industry with growing demand
  • Get flexible training options – and extra support to complete your studies if you need it
  • Build skills for life – and the confidence to deliver support and care that meets your clients’ and employer’s expectations
  • Get access to this short course at no extra cost – if you’re already studying one of our nationally-recognised qualifications requiring practical placement

Our Manual Handling short course covers the following topics:

WHS legislation and regulations
Identifying manual tasks involving risks
Preparing for manual tasks
Completing manual tasks with correct technique
Roles and responsibilities
Hands-on practice
Assessment practical and theory

There are no prerequisites for enrolling in this course.

We deliver the Manual Handling short course via a three hour face-to-face training session.

Your trainers are industry experts and still work in the industry. This means that you get up-to-date training and expertise that’s relevant right now. You can expect your trainers to be professional, friendly, and supportive.

Fees are listed below. If you’re enrolled in one of our nationally accredited qualifications, your participation in this course is at no extra cost.

Type Fee
Cost of course $99

Please call us on 1300 360 185 if you have any questions about fees. For more information on fees, funding, refunds, and more head to our Student Info page.

Success Stories

"Supportive place to learn"

So many knowledgeable trainers who are willing to do whatever it takes to see you succeed. Small class sizes optimises our learning environment and there's always opportunities being offered to us at every turn. Couldn't be happier to be studying with Field. Such a supportive place to learn.

Maddy G. Read more

“Easy to understand”

Studying with Field is very enjoyable and the way they have put together the materials is very straight-forward, easy to access, and easy to understand.

Belshou A. Read more

"Very knowledgeable teacher"

Not only did I learn so much about the industry from a very knowledgeable teacher but made great friends. Really enjoyed the experience.

Julie Anne H. Read more