Course Title: Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3319 Certificate III in Individual Support

Course Title: Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 25

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5920C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016,
Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: 9925 0886

Course Contact Email: renee.costa@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this unit you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to participate in safe work practices to ensure your own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients. It has a focus on maintaining your safety, and the safety of the people being supported as well as other community members.

This unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out your work, in both residential and home and community service provision.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elements:

1. Follow safe work practices for direct client care

 

2. Follow safe work practices for manual handling

3. Follow safe work practices for infection control

4. Contribute to safe work practices in the workplace

 

5. Reflect on own safe work practices


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.


Overview of Assessment

 

There will be two forms of assessment and they will include a  questions and answers in relation to the unit of competency and practical assessment either in a simulated or workplace environment.

The assessment tasks are as follows:

Task 1: Questions and answers

Task 2: Observation in a simulated and workplace environment

 

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

A student charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=c15i3ciaq8ca