Course Title: Carry out WHS requirements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3295 Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

Course Title: Carry out WHS requirements

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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.

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in a plumbing and services work environment.

The unit requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks, work requirements and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.

It includes the initial response to workplace emergencies; the safe use of electricity; the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos; and compliance with legislated work safety practices.

In some jurisdictions, this unit of competency may form part of accreditation, licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements


1. Participate in workplace induction.

2. Assess risks.

3. Identify hazards and hazardous materials on work site.

4. Plan and prepare for safe work practices.

5. Use safe work practices to carry out work.

6. Maintain safety of self and others.

7. Use electricity safely.

8. Apply emergency response.

9. Clean up work site area.

Learning Outcomes

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.