Course Title: Participate in OHS processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4311 Certificate IV in Visual Arts

Course Title: Participate in OHS processes

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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)

OHTH5598C

City Campus

TAFE

340T Art

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Jennifer Mills

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email: visualarts@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to participate in workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) processes to protect workers own health and safety, and that of others.

This course applies to individuals who require a fundamental knowledge of OHS to carry out their own work which may be in a defined context under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility. This course has broad applicability across industries and workplace contexts.    

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

 None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes

Elements:

1. Work safely

2. Implement workplace safety requirements

3. Participate in OHS consultative processes

4. Follow safety procedures


Learning Outcomes

Evidence of the following is essential:

  • accurately following all relevant safety procedures
  • identifying and reporting hazards to designated personnel
  • knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation
  • knowledge of relevant materials, equipment and work processes.
  • practical exercises
  • reading articles and excerpts
  • project work
  • independent research

You are expected to manage your learning and undertake an appropriate amount of out-of-class independent study and research and industry guests speak about professional practice.


Overview of Assessment

A range of assessment methods are used to assess practical skills and knowledge. The following examples are appropriate for this course:

  • analysis of responses to case studies and scenarios
  • demonstration of techniques
  • direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate
  • review of documentation identifying and reporting emergency incidents.