Course Title: Identify hazards and assess OHS risks

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4275 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services

Course Title: Identify hazards and assess OHS risks

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Course Contact: Warren James

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4632

Course Contact Email: warren.james@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify hazards and to assess occupational health and safety (OHS) risks in the workplace. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBOHS403B Identify hazards and assess OHS risks

Elements:

1. Investigate incidents for prevention

2. Access existing sources of information and data to identify hazards

3. Conduct hazard identification

4. Assess risk

5. Participate in implementation process


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.