Course Title: Participate in workplace health and safety

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4352 Certificate IV in Youth Work

Course Title: Participate in workplace health and safety

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)

OHTH5852C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Dianne Mackay

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4454

Course Contact Email: dianne.mackay@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others and applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

 

This course is delivered with CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically.
 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

Elements:

1. Follow safe work practices

2. Implement safe work practices

3. Contribute to safe work practices in the workplace

4. Reflect on own safe work practices


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.


Overview of Assessment

This course is assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment. 

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment tasks to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher when you have completed the assessment tasks.

This course is assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment.

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment tasks to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher when you have completed the assessment tasks. 

Assessment 1 

This assessment requires you to consider what it means to work within a legal and ethical framework as a youth worker.

Case study scenario with written answers to questions on working with a client as a youth worker within the legal and ethical framework for youth work practice.   Word limit 50 – 100 words per question.

Assessment 2

This assessment requires you to consider what it means to work within the Workplace Health and Safety Regulations as youth worker with clients.

Case study scenario with written answers to questions on responding to a client “episode” as a youth worker to demonstrate your knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety concerns in youth work practice.  Respond to the case study scenario with a Risk Assessment template found online and in Blackboard.  

You should refer to the assessment plan which is available on Blackboard for details of each assessment task and for detailed assessment criteria.

Grades that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:

CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

 

A student charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your 

 

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions 

which are available for review online:http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=c15i3ciaq8ca