RTO # 40833

ECCPD151 Introduction to Safe Patient Handling

ECCPD151 Introduction to Safe Patient Handling

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This course provides an introduction to safe patient handling techniques and practices, emphasizing the importance of ergonomics, the use of assistive devices, and risk assessment to prevent injuries to healthcare workers and patients. It aims to promote a culture of safety in healthcare settings by teaching effective strategies for moving and handling patients safely and efficiently.

Course Fees

Full Course Fee:



  • All learning material for this unit is provided via our online learning portal and all equipment is provided for the practical assessments.
  • A learner undertaking this course will require a specific skill level in Language, Literacy and Numeracy.

    The course has been assessed as requiring the following Australian Core Skills Framework levels:

    • Learning – Level 2
    • Reading – Level 2
    • Writing – Level 2
    • Oral Communication – Level 1
    • Numeracy – Level 1