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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.


This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative. From 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession, plus resource fees and other fees that may apply to your course.

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

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Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

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

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