Course Title: Work safely in the construction industry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4298 Certificate IV in Telecommunications Networks Technology

Course Title: Work safely in the construction industry

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 6

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)

OHTH5548C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: engineering-tafe@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) induction training within the construction industry. It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry.

Licensing requirements will apply to this unit of competency depending on the regulatory requirements of each jurisdiction.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

Elements:

1.Identify OHS legislative requirements.

2.Identify construction hazards and control measures.

3.Identify OHS communication and reporting processes.

4.Identify OHS incident response procedures.


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards.  Feedback will be provided throughout the course.

To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks section of Course Guide Part B.