Course Title: Monitor a safe workplace in the property industry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4394 Certificate IV in Strata Community Management

Course Title: Monitor a safe workplace in the property industry

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.

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5946C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Internet

VE 2017 (SCM1)

Course Contact: Mimma Luppino

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4979

Course Contact Email: mimma.luppino@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to follow and promote work health and safety (WHS) policies and procedures to ensure own safety and that of others in the workplace. It requires the ability to identify and control workplace hazards and risks, and communicate workplace safety requirements.

The unit supports the work of those involved in following and promoting WHS policies and procedures to ensure own safety and that of others in the workplace. It applies to real estate agents, property managers, strata managers, Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) assessors, home sustainability assessors and facility managers.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit in some States and Territories. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

NIL



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPPDSM4057 Monitor a safe workplace in the property industry

Elements:

1. Provide information on safety policy and procedures in the workplace.

2. Implement and monitor participative arrangements

3. Implement and monitor hazard and risk control procedures

4. Support WHS training


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this, course you should be able to:
1. Provide information on safety policy and procedures in the workplace.
   1.1 Relevant provisions of WHS legislation and code of conduct are accurately and clearly explained to team members.
   1.2 Documentation is developed and maintained to support implementation of WHS policies and procedures.
   1.3 Recommendations are made to improve effectiveness of WHS and workplace policies and procedures.
2. Implement and monitor participative arrangements.
   2.1 Consultative processes are implemented and monitored to ensure all team members have an opportunity to contribute to management of WHS in the workplace
   2.2 Health and safety issues raised through consultation are resolved, or referred to relevant people for resolution.
   2.3 Outcomes of consultation over WHS issues are reported to team members.
3. Implement and monitor hazard and risk control procedures.
   3.1 Existing and potential hazards and risks in work area are identified and appropriate actions are implemented.
   3.2 Individual and team adherence to control hazards and risks in work area is maintained and monitored.
   3.3 Inadequacies in existing procedures to control risks are identified and appropriate actions are implemented.
   3.4 Cause of hazardous events is investigated according to legislative requirements and organisational policies and procedures.
   3.5 Measures to minimise risk and prevent recurrence of hazardous events are implemented based on hierarchy of control and own role.
4. Support WHS training.
   4.1 WHS training needs of individuals and teams are identified and discussed with relevant people.
   4.2 Arrangements are made for addressing identified WHS training needs in consultation with relevant people.
Coaching and mentoring assistance is provided to team members to support the effective development of their own WHS competencies.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include but not limited to a variety of methods including written short answers, assignments, online quizzes, interactive tasks and multiple choice questions. You will be asked to demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.