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Practical skills workshop for disability support practitioners and managers

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?                                      

This course is available:

  • for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees only

Why choose this course?

This is a compulsory induction activity for all disability support practitioners and managers.  It is part of a blended training program with prerequisite online learning.

What content does the program cover?

This practical workshop includes hands-on application of skills relevant to their roles in:

  • manual handling
  • medical simulations
  • infection prevention and control
  • epilepsy and emergency medication

It supports the learning from three online courses Back Yourself: Unpacking manual tasks, Assist with medication and Infection prevention and control.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees working with clients must complete the online courses followed by this practical component to complete their training in these modules.

This training has physical demands for completion. Please discuss any pre-existing injuries with your manager and facilitator before completing this course.

Participants should wear comfortable clothing and must wear closed-toe shoes.

Does the program have any prerequisites?

The following three online learning courses must be completed 1 business day prior to attending this course.  These courses can be accessed via the Online Learning System.

  • Back yourself (theory): Unpacking manual tasks - online
  • Assist with medication - online
  • Infection prevention and control - online

Employees must also have read the CPA Medication policy (NS6-5-4) and Infection Control policy (NS6-5-2).

Course completion requires:

Completion of the three (3) online learning modules in addition to participation in the practical activities of manual handling, medication and infection control scenarios and epilepsy training.

For participants required to complete Certificate III Individualised Support or Certificate IV in Disability, this practical workshop contributes to your formal assessment for the unit of competency ‘Follow safe work practices for direct client care - HLTWHS002’.

How long is the course?

Duration: 1 day

Time: Please see scheduled times below or enquire

BYO Lunch

Where can I get more information?

Contact:  Training Alliance team
Email:      training@cerebralpalsy.org.au
Phone:     +61 2 9975 8715

Cancellation conditions apply

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Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start DateLocationCost
Wed 25 Jul 2018 at 9:30AM 1 class Croudace Bay Register
Tue 28 Aug 2018 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Thu 06 Sep 2018 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Tue 11 Sep 2018 at 9:30AM 1 class Prairiewood Register
Wed 26 Sep 2018 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Tue 09 Oct 2018 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register
Tue 16 Oct 2018 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Wed 31 Oct 2018 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Thu 08 Nov 2018 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Tue 13 Nov 2018 at 9:30AM 1 class Croudace Bay Register
Wed 28 Nov 2018 at 9:30AM 1 class Croudace Bay Register
Tue 11 Dec 2018 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Thu 13 Dec 2018 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register