Course Title: Carry out WHS requirements

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: OHTH5825C

Course Title: Carry out WHS requirements

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3312 - Certificate III in Plumbing

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Program Manager - Warren James
Tel: +61 3 9925 4632
Email: warren.james@rmit.edu.au
 

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil.

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.
 


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements

Element:

1 Participate in workplace induction.

Element:

2 Assess risks.

Element:

3 Identify hazards and hazardous materials on work site.

Element:

4 Plan and prepare for safe work practices.

Element:

5 Use safe work practices to carry out work.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities include in class workbook activities and researching industry practices and standards.
This may include online learning activities.


Teaching Schedule

 

Session NumberTopic                                                                 Learning Activities/Resources         Elements/  Performance               criteria    Assessments                          
Session 1 1.Safe Manual Handling
2. Workplace Housekeeping
3. Personal Protection Equipment
4. Hazardous Substances - Fundamentals
5. Material Safety Data Sheets
6. Electrical safety
7. Locate emergency equipment
8. Identify hazards
9. Work safely
10.Report on WHS issues
11. Safety signs
12. Portable fire Extinguishers
 
 Basic Pearson’s 2nd edition Chapter 1 – complete worksheets 1-8
Show DVD’s from Safety care Australia
SWMS and JSA

 

 1.1-9.3 Assessment 1 - Basic Pearson’s 2nd edition Chapter 1 – complete worksheets 1-8 (to be completed by end of block)

Assessment 2 - Test on underpinning skills and knowledge. (to be completed by end of block)

Assessment 3 – completing SWMS (to be completed by end of block)
 

This unit is delivered over 1 session


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

There are no prescribed textbooks. Class notes (workbook) will be provided to all students enrolled in this unit.
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References

1. Relevant standards and codes of practices for WHS.


Other Resources

Refer to Prescribed Texts Section.


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.

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent.

Assessment

Task 1

Complete the resource book work sheets (‘Pearson’s Basic Plumbing Service Skills 2nd edition’, Pearson’s roofing and Student Leaners Recourse Book)

Task 2

Complete theory test/Underpinning questions (may be Verbal, print based or computer based) and submit for assessment.

Task 3

Complete a SWMS document appropriate for the task, sign and submit for assessment.

 

Task 4

Practical Task

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

Task 4

1.1

X

X

 

 

1.2

X

X

 

 

1.3

X

X

 

 

1.4

X

X

 

 

1.5

X

X

 

 

2.1

 

 

X

 

2.2

 

 

X

 

2.3

 

 

X

 

2.4

 

 

X

 

3.1

 

 

X

 

3.2

 

 

X

 

3.3

 

 

X

 

4.1

X

 

 

 

4.2

X

 

 

 

4.3

X

 

 

 

4.4

X

X

 

 

4.5

X

X

 

 

4.6

X

X

 

 

5.1

 

 

 

X

5.2

 

 

 

X

5.3

 

 

 

X

5.4

 

 

 

X

5.5

 

 

 

X

5.6

 

 

 

X

 

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.


Assessment Tasks

Students are required to complete three different types of assessment tasks
1. Assessment 1 - Worksheets 1-8 as evidence of classroom participation ( 50% weighing)
2. Assessment 2 - Test on underpinning skills and knowledge ( 25% weighing)
3. Assessment 3 – completing SWMS ( 25% weighing).

To successfully complete this unit, a student needs to be deemed competent (CA grade) in all three assessment tasks.
Grading Criteria:
NYC - Not yet competent
CA - Competence Achieved
DNS - Did not submit assessment
 


Assessment Matrix

1. Assessment 1 - Worksheets 1-8 as evidence of classroom participation ( 50% weighing)
2. Assessment 2 - Test on underpinning skills and knowledge ( 25% weighing)
3. Assessment 3 – completing SWMS ( 25% weighing).


Assessment Task                      Element/ PC                                          Percentage Weighting

Workbook Activities                   Element  1-9 / 1.1 – 9.3                                                  50%
Assessment 2                           Element   1-9/ 1.1 – 9.3                                                   25%
Assessment 3                            Element   1-9/ 1.1- 9.3                                                    25%

Other Information

Academic Misconduct

Students are reminded that cheating, whether by fabrication, falsification of data, or plagiarism, is an offence subject to University disciplinary procedures. Plagiarism in oral or written presentations is the presentation of the work, idea or creation of another person, without appropriate referencing, as though it is one’s own. Plagiarism is not acceptable.
The use of another person’s work or ideas must be acknowledged. Failure to do so may result in charges of academic misconduct which carry a range of penalties including cancellation of results and exclusion from your course.
Students are responsible for ensuring that their work is kept in a secure place. It is also a disciplinary offence for students to allow their work to be plagiarized by another student.
Students should be aware of their rights and responsibilities regarding the use of copyright material. It is strongly recommended that students refer to the Guidelines for Students at the RMIT University Homepage.
 

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