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Manual Handling Course

Manual Handling Course Summary

The Manual Handling Course takes approximately three (3) hours and is intended for individuals who manually handle heavy objects at work. The Manual Handling Course is conducted on-site at our Newcastle premises (MAP). Full course costs $275.

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Next Course Dates

10:30am Start - Thursday 22nd July 2021

Who Is This Course For?

This course is aimed at workers who will manually push, pull, carry, lift or restrain heavy objects. It is also aimed at site supervisor's, who are required by legislation to identify, assess and control workplace hazards such as risk of injury caused by manual handling.


In relation to the coronavirus we have implemented measures to protect both our students and staff in these trying times. We are closely following the advice from the Australia Department of Health, and adopting the strictest personal hygiene measures in our cars, trucks, and places of work.

We have limited non-training staff, by having our administration staff work from home. Course sizes have also been limited to ensure that our training spaces have a minimum of 4 square meters per person.

All our students are being advised that they must reschedule if they::

About the Course

This manual handling course satisfies State OHS Act and Regulation duty of care requirements and State WorkCover Authority Audits. The course contains information on basic principles of safe manual handling techniques and movements of loads when shifting materials on a day to day basis.

It will offer course participants an understanding of OHS, muscle function and risk reduction and control measures.

Participants should be able to speak and understand English as all the course material, training notes and assessments are done in English.


123 Training Solutions conduct Manual Handling courses in partnership with and on behalf of Raise Training (RTO Number: 91655).

Successful participants will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment:

Course Duration

The course duration is approximately three (3) hours and includes a written assessment as well as a practical demonstration of correct lifting techniques.

Course Cost

Full Course $275

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