MHAND - Manual Handling

Training Plan
Manual Handling Apply

Manual handling tasks are responsible for over 35% of compensationable injuries within Australian workplaces.

This Nationally Recognised training equips participants with skills and knowledge to shift loads using manual handling methods, including planning, risk assessment and relocating the load according to the plan.

It includes compliance with safety legislation and principles of safe lifting. It also covers moving loads as part of day-to-day work, performed under some supervision, generally within a team environment.


The purpose of this course is to provide participants with necessary skills and practical knowledge to shift loads using manual handling methods, including assessing the risks associated with relocating the load, planning the relocation process and carrying out the relocation in accordance with the plan.


4 hours

Entry Requirements

Language, literacy and numeracy requirements from the unit are:
- Writing is required to the level of completing written assessments.
- Numeracy is required to enable the determination of similar activities.

Assessment Requirements

The course will be based on theoretical sessions, equipment demonstrations and practical exercises.

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Riklan Emergency Management Services (RTO 51994)

Delivery Mode

Face to face and practical hands-on training conducted by an experienced instructor with strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Australian Standards.

Materials or Equipment Required

Students must wear enclosed shoes.


If you are a new or continuing student undertaking nationally recognised training, you need a USI in order to receive your qualification or statement of attainment for this unit.

Units of Competence
TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

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