Course Title: Write complex documents

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4379 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Course Title: Write complex documents

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Warren James

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4632

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan documents, draft text, prepare final text and produce documents of some complexity.


It applies to individuals who work in a range of business environments and are skilled in the creation of reports, information and general promotion documents that are more complex than basic correspondence, memos or forms and that require review and analysis of a range of information sources.

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:

BSBWRT401 Write complex documents


1 Plan documents

2 Draft text

3 Prepare final text

4 Produce document

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

BSBWRT401 - Write complex documents

BSBRES401 - Analyse and present research information

BSBWHS402 - Assist with compliance with WHS laws


Assessment Tasks


Task 1

Forum discussion


Task 2

Online Quiz – Complex Documents (Blackboard)


Task 3

Online Quiz – WHS Law (Safetyline)


Task 4