Manual Handling

The skills and knowledge covered in this unit can be applied to any occupation or industry in safe manual handling practices.

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HLTWHS005 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely

This course is currently only available for group bookings.

This unit is concerned with the workers ability to carry out their work in a safe manner. Work will usually be performed within a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures.

This unit is based on the National Guidelines for Integrating Occupational Health and Safety Competencies into National Industry Competency Standards, National Code of Practice for Manual Handling 1990, An Employer’s Guide to the Manual Tasks Advisory Standard 2000, National Standard for Manual Handling (1990), the Work Health and Safety Act (2011), and Safe Work Australia publications.

Course Outcomes

One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you. This qualification is Release 1 and is the most up-to-date qualification available.

A Statement of Attainment for Conduct Manual Tasks Safely will be awarded upon successful completion of this course.

The skills and knowledge covered in this unit can be applied to any occupation or industry.

Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisite units required for this qualification. It is however expected that participants have English language, literacy, and numeracy skills equivalent to at least Year 9 level.

Prior to enrolment participants may be required to undertake an LLN assessment.
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International students are accepted into this course.

Delivery Options

This course is delivered in a half day workshop supporting by online training.


On successful completion of this course, participants may choose to pursue the following courses:

Course Fees



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