Manual Handling Training

Identifying, assessing and controlling hazards associated with manual tasks within the workplace, including the necessary skills and techniques required to stop and assess work place activities to reduce the impact on the body.

Course duration

4 hours

Who Should Attend

Western Power staff involved in manual task processes in the workplace.



Course includes

  • Discuss risk factors associated with manual tasks
  • Assess risk factors
  • Identify methods to control risks associated with manual tasks
  • Address correct manual handling techniques

PPE/PPC & Equipment Requirements

PTSWA training room standards apply:

  • smart casual attire (no shorts)
  • enclosed footwear

See the Western Power PPE Procedure for more information about the requirements
Note: Power Training Services does not provide PPE, PPC and tools for training courses.


Written and practical assessments are included in the course.
Participants will need to demonstrate the required knowledge and the necessary practical skills in line with the learning outcomes.
Participants will not be considered to have completed this course until all assessments have been completed to a satisfactory level.


Statement of Attainment upon successful completion of the course

Note: This course is delivered by a third party training provider.

If there are no classes currently available, please contact PTS to request a booking.

Assessments are made against units of competency.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.