Course Title: Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4387 Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering Technology

Course Title: Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures

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


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science


Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow safe working practices and environmental policy in the management of a telecommunications workplace.It applies to telecommunications staff working under supervision in a technical environment and includes school based workers, entry-level workers, trainees and apprentices, and field officers deploying broadband access networks using optical technologies and other work on live systems. 


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICTWHS204 Follow work health and safety and environmental policy and procedures


1 Identify work health and safety (WHS) legislative requirements

10 Identify minor traffic management

11 Recognise and respond appropriately to confined space

2 Identify construction hazards and control measures

3 Follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control

4 Follow safety requirements for working with optical fibre equipment

5 Identify and implement WHS communication and reporting processes

6 Follow WHS incident response procedures

7 Contribute to management of WHS

8 Contribute to management of workplace environmental issues

9 Identify and respond appropriately to asbestos containing materials (ACM) hazards

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent. 


Assessment 1

Weightage towards final grade(%): 25

Assessment 2

Weightage towards final grade(%): 40

Assessment 3

Weightage towards final grade(%): 35

These tasks assess the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

 Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/Performance Criteria CoveredAssessment 1Assessment 2Assessment 3
1.1 X X X
1.2 X X
2.1 X X
2.2 X X
2.3 X X
2.4 X
2.5 X X
2.6 X X
2.7 X X
3.1  X X
3.1 X X
4.1 X
4.2 X
4.3 X X
5.1 X X
5.2 X X X
5.3 X X
5.4 X X X
6.1 X X
6.2 X X
6.3 X X X
7.1 X X X
7.2 X X
7.3 X X
8.1X X
8.2X X
9.1 X  
9.2 X  
9.3 X  


To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency.