34 South Tce Adelaide 5000, SA

 (08) 7226 5936


Shift materials safely using manual handling methods 

This course is not suitable for health care workers.




This course involves the skills and knowledge required to shift loads safely using manual handling methods. It provides the skills to ensure workers only carry out manual handling in compliance with the relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations concerning the manual handling and movement of loads.

The course also 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           

FACT courses are completed face to face at our training location 34 South Terrace Adelaide 5000. We provide the theory-based reading booklet (Learners Guide) as well as the pre course study requirements which can be found in the confirmation email which is sent on the completion of booking.

To ensure the integrity of our process we will require proof of the photo ID that you used to confirm your enrolment on the final day (your booking date) and the completion of all pre-study and knowledge requirements.

Course Duration

 3 - 4 hrs

Certificate Issued

A PDF certificate with email security will be emailed to your personal email address (supplied by you) upon successful completion of all training, assessment and administrative requirements. Some conditions will apply including the completion of the USI.

The Student USI and pre-course study must be completed prior to the start of the day that you have booked to complete the practical training and assessment or we can not guarantee you will be able to complete the practical training on the day.

Course Locations in Adelaide, SA

34 South Tce Adelaide 5000

08 7226 5936




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