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Anchor 23
HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely

Outcome: Nationally recognised statement of attainment 

Course Cost: 

$150.00 pp in Hobart (60% funded by Keystone if eligible)

$180.00 pp in Launceston/Devonport (60% funded by Keystone if eligible)

Please enquire about group booking rates


Course Duration: 4 hours (experience, competency and class size dependent),


Location: Onsite or offsite, statewide

Pre-requisites: Must be 16 years of age and possess good language, literacy and numeracy skills

What to bring: USI Number ( Biscuits, tea, coffee and drinks are provided. There are many takeaway food options nearby or feel free to bring your own lunch

CPD points acquired: 4 points (please contact CBOS to find out if you are eligible)

PPE requirements: Safety boots, long pants and Hi Vis short/long sleeve shirt.

Unit Descriptor

  • ​Identify manual tasks involving risk

  • Prepare for manual tasks

  • Complete manual tasks

  • Contribute to safe work practices


Our Manual Handling training is contextualised to your workplace



This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks, and then to prepare for and complete those tasks in a safe manner.

This unit applies to all workers involved in manual handling tasks.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice. The Hazardous manual tasks code of practice applies to this work.

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