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Back Yourself practical workshop

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 and pre-reading. 

What content does the program cover?

This practical workshop includes hands-on application of skills relevant to their roles. The course content enables you to: 
Manual Handling

  • Define manual handling
  • Identify what hazardous manual handling tasks are and explain the risk management process
  • Demonstrate and practice how to use a mobile hoist and sling
  • Apply safe manual handling techniques during bed mobility task
  • Demonstrate principles of safety around standing transfer
  • Explain decision making process when assisting a person from the floor

It supports the learning from the prerequisite online course Back Yourself: Unpacking manual tasks.
Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees working with clients must complete the online course followed by this practical component to complete their training.
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 (pants recommended) and must wear closed-toe shoes.

Does the program have any prerequisites?

The following online learning course must be completed at least 1 business day prior to attending this course.  This course can be accessed via the Online Learning System.
•    Back yourself (theory): Unpacking manual tasks - online
Employees must also have read the CPA Manual Task Safety Policy available on the HUB in the policy library.

Course completion requires:

Completion of the online learning module, pre reading of relevant CPA policies and participation in all practical activities demonstrated during the workshop including:  manual handling and falls recovery.

How long is the course? 

Duration: Half day
Time: Please see scheduled times below or enquire

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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