34 South Tce Adelaide 5000, SA

 (08) 7226 5936


Shift materials safely using manual handling methods Course (Not suitable for Health Care Workers)



This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to shift loads safely using manual handling methods (this is not suitable for health care workers). Work must be carried out in compliance with the relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations concerning the manual handling and movement of loads.

It includes assessing the risks associated with relocating the load, planning the relocation process and carrying out the relocation in accordance with the plan.




Training delivered and the Statement of Attainment issued is from PADI ASIA PACIFIC PTY Ltd PADIRTO #6729.


Course Content

  • applying precautions and required action to minimise, control or eliminate risks that may exist when manually lifting and handling materials and goods
  • applying relevant legislation and workplace procedures
  • communicating effectively with others when manually lifting and handling materials and goods
  • implementing contingency plans when manually lifting and handling, materials and goods
  • interpreting and following operational instructions and prioritising work
  • interpreting manual handling risks
  • modifying activities depending on operational contingencies, risk situations and environments
  • operating and adapting to differences in loads and materials in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • reading and interpreting instructions, procedures and information relevant to the manual lifting and handling of materials and goods
  • selecting and using required personal protective equipment conforming to industry and work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) standards
  • using correct manual handling practices
  • working collaboratively with others when manually lifting and handling materials and goods
  • working systematically with required attention to detail without injury to self or others, or damage to goods or equipment.


Course Delivery           

F.A.C.T courses are flexible in delivery and we provide theory based reading booklet (Learner Guide) as well as online workbooks to be studied by participants prior to the practical session. We anticipate the pre - learning required may take 1-2 hours depending on each participant.

To ensure the integrity of our assessment process there will be no online assessments completed, however written assessment will take place during the practical session.


Course Duration

 3 - 4 hrs


Certificate Issued

A PDF certificate will be available in your personal login on the day of successful completion of the training course and feedback form.


Course Locations in Adelaide, SA

34 South Tce Adelaide 5000

08 7226 5936




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