Course Title: Minimise risks in the use of chemicals

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4309 Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Minimise risks in the use of chemicals

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015

Course Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8323

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers minimising risks in the use of chemicals and defines the standard required to: implement, monitor and evaluate a chemical risk control strategy; identify potential hazards and assess risks; develop risk control procedures; and monitor and evaluate the risk control strategy.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCCHM401A Minimise risks in the use of chemicals


1. Identify hazards and risks

2. Assess risks and develop control procedures

3. Implement and monitor adherence to chemical risk procedures

4. Evaluate risk control measures and maintain record

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will include written assignments, observation in the workplace, 3rd party reports, structured verbal questioning & group work.