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WHS practical workshop for allied health therapists and assistants

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?                                     

This course is available:

  • for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees only
  • on the scheduled dates below

Why choose this course?

At Cerebral Palsy Alliance this is a compulsory activity for all allied health therapists and assistants.

What content does the program cover?

This practical workshop includes the hands-on application of skills relevant to your role in:

  • manual handling of clients including screening and risk assessment
  • manual handling assessment and transfer procedures
  • manual handling equipment

It supports the learning from the online course Back yourself (theory): Unpacking manual tasks - online.

This training has physical demands for completion for example being lifted in a sling using a mobile hoist. 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

Exercise Physiologists, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists are required to attend the full day of training. Please ensure you register for both courses on the same day. Register here for the afternoon session.

All other allied health practitioners including allied health assistants are required to attend the half-day session (morning) only.

Does the program have any prerequisites?

The following online learning course must be completed prior to attending the Work health and safety workshop for allied health therapists and assistants.

  • Back yourself (theory): Unpacking manual tasks - online 

Course completion requires:

Participation in the practical activities of manual handling is essential to complete the course e.g. completing a hoist transfer, standing transfer and participating in bed mobility tasks.

What is the cost?

There is no cost for this course.

How long is the course?

Duration: Three (3) hours

Time: Please see scheduled times or enquire below

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
Mon 15 Jul 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Mon 25 Nov 2019 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register