Course Title: Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4365 Certificate IV in Disability

Course Title: Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 25

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.

Important Information:

This course is delivered and assessed in a cluster with Manage legal and ethical compliance (CHCLEG003).

 

This course is delivered across two program areas in the school of Vocational Design and Social Context. You will be assigned to either the Social Care or the FSSI program delivery


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5920C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5920C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

VE 2018 (FSSI),

VE 2018 (FSS2)

Course Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 0886

Course Contact Email: renee.costa@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required for a worker to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients. It has a focus on maintaining safety of the worker, the people being supported and other community members.

This course applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, in both centre-based and home-based service provision.

This course is delivered and assessed with:

CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elements:

1. Follow safe work practices for direct client care

2. Follow safe work practices for manual handling

3. Follow safe work practices for infection control

4. Contribute to safe work practices in the workplace

5. Reflect on own safe work practices


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the unit you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. By applying this knowledge and these skills, you will maintan your own safety and that of others in your work environments.


Overview of Assessment

 

This course is assessed with CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance.   The assessment tasks are as follows:

Task 1: Prepare and respond to case studies  

Task 2: Develop and communicate a policy and procedure 

Task 3: Demonstrate safe work practices  

Task 4: Cluster quiz 1- workplace safety  

Task 5: Cluster quiz – legal and ethical compliance