Course Title: Contribute to WHS processes

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: HWSS5707C

Course Title: Contribute to WHS processes

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4321 - Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Contact: Veemita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4662

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Christine Smith

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

There are no pre-requisites and co-requisites for this course.

Course Description

This unit 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


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


Contribute to WHS participative processes


Participate in the control of emergency situations


Plan and conduct work safely


Support others in working safely

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

The learning activities include-
• Reading and understanding on line resource documents
• Online work
• Observation and discussions in the class room
• Face to face teaching for WHS principles and procedures
• House keeping audit and case sudies

Teaching Schedule

The face to face teaching to give an outline about WHS policies and procedures will be held according to the time table available to the students. Timetable will also be accessible through RMIT learning hub.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

There is no prescribed text for this course. The resources can be downloaded from the topic section from RMIT learning hub of this course.


State, National and overseas Occupational Health & Safety sites:
(Select sites related to the state/territory you will be/are employed in) (National) (VIC)

Other Resources

The students can access library for more resources like-
• Videos
• Articles of interest
• useful external links
• Learning Lab

Overview of Assessment

The assessment will include participation in scheduled teaching sessions, completing workbook learning activities and assessment booklet to demonstrate elements of competence to the required standard in the health care settings.

Assessment Tasks

The assessment tasks include-
1. Successful completion of the workbook for topics 1-5 to determine and assess the underpinning knowledge of various aspects of WHS
2. House keeping audit to assess the planning, conducting and understanding of WHS activities
3. Case study completion
The dates for assessment submission are available at Assessment schedule in Online program blackboard site.

The students need to be deemed competent in ALL assessments to pass this competency.

Assessment Matrix

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