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Manual Handling With Mechanical Aids Unit Standard 17459

Manual Handling (with Mechanical Aids)


Course Aim
At the successful completion of this course a trainee will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of types of manual handling risks; describe injury risk reduction measures for manual handling; use safe manual handling practices with mechanical aids; and use safe manual handling practices without mechanical aids.

Course Overview
Theory and Practical covering the following: 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of types of manual handling risks in the workplace
  • Describe injury risk reduction measures for manual handling in the workplace
  • Use safe manual handling practices with mechanical aids in the workplace
  • Use safe manual handling practices without mechanical aids in the workplace

NZQA Unit Standard
17459:                                 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe manual handling practices in the workplace - Level 3, Credits 3

Attendance Numbers           Minimum 4, maximum 14 per session (up to two sessions per day)

Course Duration                   Approx. 4 hours

Course Location                   TBC

 Course Cost                         $350+gst per person

Mileage                                 $85+gst to Auckland, Hamilton & Tauranga and .95c+gst per km everywhere else

                                              Credit reporting costs not charged when minimum attendance is met (credit reporting cost - $10 per credit)

 

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