Course Title: Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4370 Certificate IV in Visual Arts

Course Title: Contribute to health and safety of self and others

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term2 2017

Course Contact: Jennifer Mills

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to participate in workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) processes to protect workers own health and safety, and that of others.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others


1. Work safely

2. Implement work safety requirements

3. Participate in WHS consultative processes

Learning Outcomes

This course applies to individuals who require a fundamental knowledge of OHS to carry out their own work, which may be in a defined context under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility. This unit has broad applicability across industries and workplace contexts.

In this course, you learn through:
1.  On line activities:

  • practical exercises
  • reading articles and excerpts
  • project work
  • independent research

You are expected to manage your learning and undertake an appropriate amount of out-of-class independent study and research and industry guests speak about professional practice.

Overview of Assessment

Students’ ability to apply to follow health safety and security procedures will be assessed by:

  • Completion of three assessment task.