Assist with Movement Skill Set

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In this workshop, you will gain the skills to support people who need assistance with basic physical movement, which may be due to incapacity.
The workshop will cover the theoretical and practical aspects of client movement.

This course applies to workers in a range of community services or health contexts who provide front line support services within the context of an established individualised plan.

Techniques may include assisting a person:
Or moving a person:
  • off the floor
  • to be weighed
  • to change position in bed
  • to use crutches or other walking aids
  • when a hoist or mechanical lifter is used for transfers
  • who is falling
  • to a seated position
  • by wheelchair or trolley
  • between wheelchair or trolley and bed
  • to a standing position
  • from wheelchair to shower chair and toilet

The course runs across two 4-hour sessions.


The following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the half price course fees under Lower fees, local skills.

  • Persons born on or after 1 July 2003 who are aged 15 years or older, and have left school.
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving JobKeeper payment
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from one of the following Commonwealth support or employment services programs:
    • Jobactive
    • Online Employment Services
    • ParentsNext
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card or  Health Care Card; or
    • Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

Non-Concession: $37.40
Concession: $14.60
Commercial / International: To be advised

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Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Albany Campus - 2 x 4hr sessions

When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Albany
How Assist With Movement Skill Set

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