Course Title: Assist with responding to incidents

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4379 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Course Title: Assist with responding to incidents

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2016

Course Contact: Warren James

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4632

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with actions and activities performed in response to incidents.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this unit.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents


1 Assist with identifying legislative and other requirements

2 Assist with implementing initial incident response procedures

3 Assist with collecting WHS information and data relevant to an investigation

4 Assist incident investigations

5 Assist in implementing recommended measures and actions arising from investigations

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to the Elements of Competency.

Overview of Assessment

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.


Cluster 4: The following table details the process of assessment for this cluster of units:

BSBWHS406A Assist with responding to incidents

BSBWHS407A Assist with claims management, rehabilitation and return-to-work (RTW) programs


Assessment Tasks


Task 1

Quiz – Respond to Incidents


Task 2

Assignment – Respond to Incidents


Task 3

Quiz - RTW


Task 4

Assignment - RTW