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Manual Handling for Nursing Students and Nurses

Do you need to complete a manual handling course prior to clinical placement?


Safe Actions offers a manual handling course for nurses and nursing student to meet their clinical placement requirements. 

The Manual Handling / Manual Tasks for  Nursing Students and Nurses short course covers:

  • Theory on Work Health and Safety, Risk Management, Codes of Practice Managing Work Health and Safety Risks and Hazardous  Manual Tasks and common equipment controls

  • Sitting to standing

  • Rolling

  • Slide sheet for bed moves

  • Sling insertion

  • Hoisting bed to chair

In this 3 hour course, nursing students are coached in self protective behaviours, common nursing tasks and the use of equipment to reduce the risk or effort.

This course is ideal for meeting the requirements of manual handling training prior to clinical placement. 

​Course certificate is accepted at Notre Dame University School of Nursing and ECU Joondalup.

Dates are posted on the website for courses in Feb/ March and July/ August. Courses are conducted at the SafeActions office in Bayswater.

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