Course Title: Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4348 Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

Course Title: Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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)

OHTH5850C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Program administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course will give you the skills and knowledge required  to identify work health and safety (WHS) hazards; assess WHS risks; and develop, implement and evaluate risk controls appropriate to your job role and area of work.

This unit is delivered and assessed with CUFLGT402A Set up, record and operate lighting cues and effects and CUFLGT301A Prepare, install and test lighting equipment.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWHS404A Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

Elements:

1. Access information to identify hazards, and assess and control risks 

2. Contribute to compliance and workplace requirements

3. Contribute to workplace hazard identification

4. Contribute to WHS risk assessment

5. Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of risk control


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

When you are in a workplace, you will be able to:

  • know the nature and scope of workplace hazards, the range of harms they may cause, and how these harms happen
  • evaluate WHS information
  • identify hazards
  • assess and control the risks associated with hazards


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester and will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of underpinning theory knowledge.