Short Courses

Manual Handling

Pick it up and put it down sounds simple but Work Health and Safety (WHS) statistics show that many workers don't know the correct methods for handling heavy objects - or even lighter items that require repetitive or awkward handling. Melbourne Polytechnic's Manual Handling short course teaches the correct methods for the manual handling of any object.

Course Code: SMM006

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Melbourne Polytechnic’s nationally accredited Manual Handling short course teaches effective methods for manually handling loads in the correct manner.


This course is only offered as a consultancy. For further information, contact Shortcourses, on 03 9269 8615.

This course consists of the nationally recognised unit of competency TLID1001A Shift Materials Safely Using Manual Handling.

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.

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Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.