TLID0020 Manual Handling Training Sydney

Manual Handling Training delivered at your workplace

Manual handling tasks are responsible for over 35% of compensationable injuries within Australian workplaces.

PeopleSafe Australia’s 3.5 hour Nationally Recognised Manual Handling course equips participants with skills and knowledge to shift loads using manual handling methods, including planning, risk assessment and relocating the load according to the plan. It includes compliance with safety legislation and principles of safe lifting. It also covers moving loads as part of day-to-day work, performed under some supervision, generally within a team environment.

This training is delivered by an experienced safety professional who is also a qualified physiotherapist.

How is course content covered?
Course content is delivered face-to-face at your workplace. It includes practical demonstrations and exercises utilising workplace items.

How are participants assessed?
Each participant will be individually assessed with short answer quizzes and practical assessment.

There are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this course.

Course currency
This course, TLID0020 Shift Materials Safety using Manual Handling Methods released in November 2021, replaces the previous course course TLID1001.

Topics – Shift Materials Safely using Manual Handling Methods


1. Risk assessment

  • Legislation, standards and code of practice
  • Consequences of poor manual handling
  • Risk management process
  • Risk factors and common control measures
  • Type and characteristics of loads, clearance, routes and storage

2. Planning

  • Developing a relocation plan and process
  • Using the Code of Practice and workplace procedures

3. Relocating loads

  • Safe manual handling principles
  • Actions and movements
  • Team lifting
  • Review and checking for compliance

Who should attend this training?

This course is designed for people who carry out manual handling in their day-to-day work, and is relevant to all industries and workplaces. It is suitable for warehouse, construction and office based staff.

Course Details:

Course Duration: 3.5 hours

Delivery methods: This training is delivered on site (face to face) for corporate groups.

On-site courses can be delivered in Sydney and across NSW. Our Sydney based trainers can travel to Melbourne, Brisbane, and Canberra.

Inclusions: Training with a qualified and experienced safety specialist, quality course notes, and assessment.

Certificate: Statement of Attainment (Nationally Recognised training) in TLID1001 Shift Materials Safely using Manual Handling Methods.

Unique Student Identifier: Participants will need a Unique Student Identifier (USI) for this training. Find out about USIs here

Class sizes: Up to 12 participants per class.

CPD Points: 7

To find out more or register, simply call us on 02-9501-1516, or  Request a Quote

What our clients say:
“The training went really well and was enjoyable. It gave participants scope in understanding to be more aware. David was a delight and entertaining”.
D.Boscolo, Vicinity Centres

“As always, PeopleSafe met our brief and deliverd great, practical training that was well received”.
G.Mansfield, Richard Crookes Constructions

Other courses you may be interested in

Manual Handling Awareness (1.5 hours) or Manual Handling Awareness for Construction workers (1.5 hours) are beneficial courses which are delivered at your workplace and address practical aspects of manual handling at work.