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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 (pants recommended) 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.

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
Thu 20 Jun 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Thu 27 Jun 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Tue 09 Jul 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register
Fri 26 Jul 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Thu 15 Aug 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Tue 10 Sep 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Prairiewood Register
Tue 17 Sep 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Wed 09 Oct 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register
Wed 16 Oct 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Tue 12 Nov 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register
Tue 19 Nov 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Wed 27 Nov 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Croudace Bay Register
Thu 05 Dec 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register
Wed 11 Dec 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register