Course Title: Follow defined OHS policies and procedures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4185 Certificate IV in Local Government (Operational Works)

Course Title: Follow defined OHS policies and procedures

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

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.

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers general occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements in all local government functional areas. It covers the basic OHS responsibilities all staff members are expected to be able to uphold and maintain and is therefore appropriate for all council staff.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LGACORE102B Follow defined OHS policies and procedures


1. Identify workplace procedures for occupational health and safety.

2. Follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control.

3. Contribute to management of OHS in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

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.