Course Title: Contribute to WHS processes

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: HWSS5707C

Course Title: Contribute to WHS processes

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4318 - Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing

Course Contact: Jade Cusworth

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8382

Course Contact Email: jade.cusworth@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

             

Timothy Haigh

timothy.haigh@rmit.edu.au

+61 3 9925 4846

Leigh Robinson

leigh.robinson@rmit.edu.au

+61 3 9925 4398

Ralph Richter

ralph.richter@rmit.edu.au

+61 3 9925 4783

Ludmila Keightley

Ludmila.keightley@rmit.edu.au

+61 3 9925 4722

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This course specifies the workplace performance required by a worker to contribute to work health and safety (WHS) processes where there is responsibility for own work outputs and possibly limited responsibility for the work output of others.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes

Element:

1. Plan and conduct work safely

Element:

2. Support others in working safely

Element:

3. Contribute to WHS participative processes

Element:

4. Contribute to hazard identification, WHS risk assessment and risk control activities

Element:

5. Participate in the control of emergency situations


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

  • Read topic one in the Learner Guide: HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS Processes. Upon completion of topic one complete the self-assessment checklist from the learner guide. Once you have done this progress to the next topic and continue until all topics are completed.
  • Once you have read all of the topics and completed the self-assessments you are ready to do the online self-assessment task. The self-assessment will check your level of understanding of the unit and provide you with some feedback.
  • Refer to Evidence Portfolio Items 2.1, 3.1 to 3.3 and 5.1 to 5.7. Familiarise yourself with the content

A combination of activities will support students learning in this course, such as:

  • Face to face and or online lectures to cover theoretical and practical concepts for each topic in the course
  • Students will learn to apply their skills and knowledge to work integrated learning (WIL), during simulations and classroom based learning
  • Observations of performance in the workplace and industry placement or simulated environment will be a valuable part of your learning experience
  • Tutorial activities (individually and in teams) to discuss, debate, critique and consolidate your ideas and extend your understanding around key concepts within specific topics
  • Online discussion and activities support you to collaborate with other students in your course and debate and debate and discuss ideas
  • Self directed study time to enhance and strengthen your knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts
  • To further facilitate learning, students are strongly encouraged to use a range of communication tools between themselves and their course instructor as well as between themselves and fellow students by using the online learning platform


Teaching Schedule

Students who come for blocks of learning at RMIT City campus will be required to attend Cluster 1. Dates for your group will be posted on Blackboard

Student who form part of the SpecSavers group are required to attend the appropriate Cluster as advised on Blackboard

Students who are part of the Full Time Program will attend class Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Week StartingTuesdayWednesdayThursday
09/02/2015YesYesYes
16/02/2015YesYesYes
23/02/2015YesYesYes
02/03/2015YesYesYes


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

No prescribed text


References

1. Learner Guide: HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes


Other Resources

  • Evidence Portfolio Year 1
  • PowerPoint Summary
  • Additional learning materials available through Learning Hub
  • RMIT Library

Students should also make note of the Student Services and Study and Learning Centre that are available to all enrolled students (www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre)


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may consist of examinations, quizzes, practical demonstration, work based assessment or simulation, assignments and submission of your learning and assessment guide (workplace evidence portfolio).


Assessment Tasks

Before attempting any of the assessment tasks below, ensure that you agree will all self-assessment checklists in the learner guide and that you have completed the online self assessment quiz.

  1. Complete online test titled HLTWHS300A Formal Quiz. This test consists of completing a series of 10 online questions. These questions may consist of true or false, multiple choice or short answer questions. In order to pass you need to correctly answer seven or more questions (7 out of 10) You must complete the quiz by the date publish on Blackboard.
  2. Refer to your Evidence Portfolio and carefully read and complete Items 2.1, 3.1-3.3. An RMIT University assessor will assess you on Items 2.1, 3.1-3.3 during a work-based assessment  or simulation and during your compulsory attendance at Cluster 1 in Year 1. In addition your work assessor will include a range of verbal questions to ask during these assessments. An RMIT University assessor will talk to your employer to discuss your progress and development of workplace skills. You must complete these Evidence Portfolio Items by the date published on Blackboard.
  3. You will be required to complete a 90 minutes Cluster 1 Exam. It will consist of short answer, multiple choice and labelling diagrams. Please note that this Exam will cover HLTOPD401C, HLTWHS300A, BSBWOR401A, the date for this exam will be publish on Blackboard
  4. At the end of Cluster 1 you will be required to submit a theory assignment that will be posted on Blackboard after you have completed Cluster 1 and will cover HLTOPD401C, HLTWHS300A, BSBWOR401A. The due date for this assignment will be posted on Blackboard.

Please note that you will need to demonstrate competency in all 4 of these assessment tasks in order to achieve competency for this unit.


Assessment Matrix

 

National Unit Title:

Contribute to WHS processes

National Unit Code: HLTWHS300A

Assessment Tasks

Elements/ PCs

Required Knowledge

15

Required Skills

8

Critical aspects of assessment

 

1/7

2/4

3/3

4/4

5/3

6/

7/

8/

Online quiz

 

 

 

          

LEP Item 3.1

 

  

3.1, 3.2, 3.3

        

LEP Item 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5

           

Exam 1

 

1.2, 1.2, 1.4

 

2.1

 

 

4.1

    

Points: 1, 3, 4, 9.3, 12, 14.1,

  
            
            

 

 

 

 

          
            

 


 

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