Course Title: Implement and monitor OH&S in the workplace

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4218 Certificate IV in Textile Design and Development

Course Title: Implement and monitor OH&S in the workplace

Portfolio: DSC 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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2013,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9171

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will need to demonstrate that you have the required skills and knowledge to implement and monitor OHS policies and procedures within a work area where discretion and judgement may be required, for both yourself and others, in planning and selecting processes, procedures or outcomes. The work may be conducted in a variety of environments such as:
• operational workplace activities
• restricted spaces
• hazardous, controlled or exposed conditions
• day or night operations

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This course has no prerequisites however students will be expected to undetake OHS inductions in all practical workshops where classes are conducted as part of their studies

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN4010A Implement and monitor OH&S in the workplace


1. Provide information to the work group about OHS policies, procedures and programs

2. Implement and monitor participative arrangements for the management of OHS

3. Implement and monitor the workplace practices for identifying hazards and assessing risks

4. Implement and monitor the workplace practices for controlling risks

5. Implement and monitor the workplace practices for dealing with hazardous events

6. Implement and monitor the workplace practices for providing OHS training

7. Implement and monitor the workplace practices for maintaining OHS records

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit you will be able to demonstrates skills to:
• analyse the work environment in order to identify hazards, assess risks and judge when intervention to control risks is necessary
• analyse relevant workplace data to identify hazards, assess risks and evaluate the effectiveness of risk control measures
• assess the resources needed to apply different risk control measures and make recommendations to management on that basis
• read, interpret and follow information on work specifications, standard operating procedures and work instructions and other reference material
• maintain accurate records
• communicate within the workplace
• sequence operations
• meet specifications
• clarify and check task-related information
• carry out work according to OHS practices

Overview of Assessment

To achieve successful completion of this course you must demonstrate an understanding of all the elements of the Competency.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each element in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises, written tests, practical problem solving exercises and practical tests.
You are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate as part of your assessment how you undertake practical exercises as part of class work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.