Manual Handling Awareness


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Course information

Everyone in your business needs to know how to lift and carry safely.  Before a new staff member starts work, they should have the right skills and knowledge of safe lifting, carrying and hazard recognition.  This unaccredited training provides the participant with the skills and knowledge for basic manual handling.

ITEC Manual Handling

Training arrangements:

Training will be delivered face to face, either on site or at the Redpath Education training rooms.  The training is delivered in one session of (2) hours at a time to suit the Facility, or the majority of the participants.

Optional Learning:

Alternately participants may choose to undertake training in a related nationally accredited unit of competence.  For information on accredited training please contact our office or review our Certificate or Diploma courses.

Tutors and learning support:

Training is conducted in English and participants should possess functional written and spoken English skills.  The course is delivered by local, Industry experts and qualified Tutors, who hold a current Police Clearance, understand the context of practice and embrace the principles of cultural safety in their teaching

Course fee:

Fees are payable though the website or at our office by credit card (Visa/MC), cash or purchase order, and may be tax deductible to eligible students.  Should the NT Government and industry bodies make Scholarships available, we will assist you to apply.

A 'No Refunds Policy' applies to all online learning courses once you have been issued with your user name and passwords, whether you have accessed the system or not.

Pre-payment secures your enrolment for this course, and all fees must be paid before a Statement of Attainment is issued.

  • Classes on campus or at your workplace, on schedule or after hours
  • Class size is limited to a max of 12 participants - unless otherwise arranged
  • Remote travel is additional to the course cost, and will be quoted on request


  • Legal considerations
  • Code of Practice
  • Duties and diligence
  • Policies and procedures
  • Threats (group work)

    • Analysis & Management
  • 10 Basic Manual Handling Rules
  • Manual Handling Checklist
  • Hazardous Manual Task Identification
  • Worker Responsibilities
  • Manual Handling Issues, ie:

    • Expectant Mothers
    • Workstation Adjustment & Posture
    • Workplace
    • Industry sector specific
  • Practical participation & Scenario’s
  • Review
  • Theory Assessment and QA’s

Additional Information

To assist you in making an informed decision on your course, contact our office.

LLN support can be provided to participants, as well as additional face to face time with the trainer/assessor on request.

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