Course Title: Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: OHTH5647C

Course Title: Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Billabong QLD

Program: C3227 - Certificate III in Clothing Production

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email: peter.bonnell@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

In this course you will acquire the knowledge and skills to follow defined OHS policies and procedures relating to work being undertaken.

The applies to following defined OHS policies and procedures in order to ensure own safety and that of others in the workplace. Work is conducted under some supervision, usually with limited discretion, initiative and judgement on the job in own work.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN2001B Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

Element:

1 Identify and follow workplace practices for hazard identification and risk control

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Initiative and enterprise is used to recognise hazards in work area and report to designated personnel.

1.2 Workplace practices and work instructions for controlling risks are identified and followed accurately.

1.3  OHS practices and workplace practices for dealing with hazards are identified and followed.

Element:

1. Identify in own work area major cost components of product
or process

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Initiative and enterprise is used to recognise hazards in work area and report to designated personnel.

1.2 Workplace practices and work instructions for controlling risks are identified and followed accurately.

1.3  OHS practices and workplace practices for dealing with hazards are identified and followed.

Element:

2 Apply OHS practices to own work

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Employee OHS obligations are identified.

2.2 Concepts of duties of care are identified.

2.3 Problem solving strategies are used to address safety problems, inconsistencies or concerns

2.4 Role of team approach in maintaining OHS is identified

2.5  Participate in OHS training

Element:

2. Identify constraints to cost efficiency

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Employee OHS obligations are identified.

2.2 Concepts of duties of care are identified.

2.3 Problem solving strategies are used to address safety problems, inconsistencies or concerns

2.4 Role of team approach in maintaining OHS is identified

2.5  Participate in OHS training

Element:

3. Apply cost efficient work practices

Performance Criteria:

3.1 OHS issues are raised with designated personnel

3.2  Contributions are made to participative arrangements for OHS management in the workplace within workplace practices and scope of responsibilities.

Element:

3    Contribute to participative arrangements for management of OHS

Performance Criteria:

3.1 OHS issues are raised with designated personnel

3.2  Contributions are made to participative arrangements for OHS management in the workplace within workplace practices and scope of responsibilities.


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will include the following:

  • practical demonstrations in the production rooms
  • individual and class exercises to acquire and perfect demonstrated skills
  • group discussion and feedback sessions
  • independent project based work under simulated workplace conditions
  • Work practice at home including research
  • Blog/Wiki or other online discussion and participation

 

Depending on the group you have joined this program is delivered in the production rooms at RMIT's Brunswick Campus or in a community organisation. In both environments the intention is to provide a teaching space that simulates as much as possible workplace conditions.


Teaching Schedule

WeeksGeneralWork SafelyUse a Sewing Machine for Fashion DesignHome Work
1Orientation, Introduce Units, Tour of School. G+ or Facebook set-up in computer roomPersonal Safety & SignsDiscuss sewing kit. Equipment induction. Set up machine.1/ OHS, FASHIONABLE online quiz. 2/ Student IDs - make sure they have one!
215 mins review and check homework and outline todays workProduction Room safety reviewParts of Machine HO. Threading M/C and bobbin case. Winding Bobbin. Insert Needle. Class task:  Endless band. Sewing Pictures (min of 3).Review parts of Machine
3 Apply work health and safety (WHS) standardsDemonstrate good quality of seams1/ Review F&F and Quality manuals and answer questions for review in class. 2/ View YouTube video - SEWING/FAB
4 Apply standards. Introduce Housekeeping checklistDemonstrate seam samples. Students practice (6 samples needed; 3 x 2 fabrics)Continue samples for folder (6 samples needed; 3 x 2 fabrics)
5 Apply work health and safety (WHS) standardsStandard Machines: Lockstitch, Overlocker1/ Complete Samples for folder 2/ Do 4 more fabric samples
6 M/C maintenance, troubleshooting.Start Tote Bag (Create paper pattern, discuss measurements, seam allowances. HO - M/C maintenance, troubleshooting. Use TrimsUpload picture of seam sample - comment on a lesson learnt
715 mins review and check homework and outline todays workApply work health and safety (WHS) standardsComplete Tote BagUpload picture of top stitch sample and Tote Bag - comment on a lesson learnt
TERM BREAK    
8 Apply work health and safety (WHS) standardsSpecification sheet (Tote Bag). 
9 Apply work health and safety (WHS) standardsStart sewing Happy Pant - assembly plan and step by stepPin cushion 
10 Apply work health and safety (WHS) standardsComplete Happy PantDiary Cover or Clutch
1115 mins review and check homework and outline todays workApply work health and safety (WHS) standardsPocket Samples.
12 Apply work health and safety (WHS) standardsPocket Samples continue 
13 Apply work health and safety (WHS) standardsSamples: Peter Pan and Double Yoke (Curve sample) - using 3 pre-cut samples. Darts, pleats and tuck Pencil Case
14 Apply work health and safety (WHS) standardsChild's Shirt (each student to cut out their own) with double rolled hem and curved pockets. Discussion about Fusing 
15 Apply work health and safety (WHS) standardsContinue shirt Write up an assembly plan.Complete samples
16 Apply work health and safety (WHS) standardsComplete shirt and assembly plan.Upload photo of student's shirt on G+/Facebook and write about lessons learnt
17 Feedback  


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

The production rooms are equipped with one lockstitch sewing machine per learner complete with all necessary bobbins and other equipment, including different feet and  attachments for hemming etc.  

One overlocker per group is also provided and patterns. drawing rules, drawing Instruments, cutting equipment, small tools, machine oil and sundry items, cutting table, fabric, material, yarn and other resources.

The student is expected to arrange for the use of a lockstitich machine (a domestic machine is sufficient) for practice and work on projects at home between sessions and to put together an equipment kit for personal use during the delivery session and for homework. The kit will include clippers, bobbins and bobbin case, tape measure, pins etc. A lsit of items will be given at induction. (Alternatively an equipment kit can be purchased from the School).

The student will also need access to the use a smart phone or computer with internet connection in order to upload pictures of their completed work.

In addition there are extensive resource in RMIT's libraries and in particular at Brunswick's Fashion and Textile collection which is of great interest to the student studying clothing production. In addition the library provides guides and subject specialist help via Liaison Librarians.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include three assessments or projects. Assessments will be in the form of tests for underpinning knowledge and demonstration and observation of your abillity to identify and follow workplace practices for hazard identification and risk control, apply OHS practices to own work and contribute to participative arrangements for management of OHS.. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.


Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed on an ongoing basis whilst you are working on your skills and whilst working on your projects and relevant feedback will be given to allow you to develop towards competency. In addition you will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task.

This course is assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment. To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.

AssessmentsTask NameCommencement WeekAssessment dueComments
Assessment 1Work Safely TEST:  Hand in signed copy of the results of the online test
·         Work safely ·         FASHIONABLE online TestWeek 1Week 4
Assessment  2Resources Folder   
·         Work Safely·         Housekeeping Checklist and MSDS sheet exerciseWeek 4Week 7
Assessment  3    
·         Work safelyHazard ReportWeek 8Week 14


Results that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:
 

CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment

 


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency. These matrices are available through the Program Coordinator.

Other Information

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students

 

Cover Sheet for Submissions:

You must complete and sign a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions.

http://www.rmit.edu.au/staff/studentadmin/assessment/authorisation

 

Attendance:

Your learning experience will involve class-based teaching, discussion, demonstration and practical exercises

It is strongly advised that you attend all timetabled sessions. This will allow you to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring you the maximum opportunity to complete this course successfully.

 

Assessment Feedback: 

You will receive feedback on all your work.  Where relevant, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

 

Student Progress:

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy designed to assist you in achieving your learning potential.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/acadprogress

 

Adjustments to Assessment (eg. applying for an extension of time):

If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment satisfactorily by the due date, you can choose to apply for an adjustment to your assessment. RMIT University offers a range of adjustments designed to support you in your studies, including an extension of time to complete the assessment.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/adjustment

 

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism:

RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity

 

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning:

Credit transfer is the recognition of previously completed formal learning (an officially accredited qualification).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that allows you to demonstrate competence using the skills you have gained through experience in the workplace, voluntary work, informal or formal training or other life experiences.

Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) RCC applies only if you have previously successfully demonstrated competence in a unit of competency, and now require to be reassessed to ensure that the competence is being maintained.

Please speak to your teacher if you wish to discuss applying for Credit Transfer, RPL, or RCC for the unit(s) of competency addressed in this course.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit

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