Course Title: Apply principles of Occupational Health & Safety in work environment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5152 Diploma of Technology (Computing)

Course Title: Apply principles of Occupational Health & Safety in work environment

Portfolio: SEH 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.

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Course Contact: Gary Dickinson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4545

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Course Description

This unit covers the competencies needed for following OH&S policies and procedures relating to hazard identification, assessment of risk and control of risks to ensure the employee’s own and others’ safety at work. Competencies include the ability to work safely in an engineering workplace, interpret safety signs and symbols and follow emergency procedures.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM1.2FA Apply principles of Occupational Health & Safety in work environment


Follow emergency procedures

Follow safe work practices

Report workplace hazards

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises, written tests, practical problem solving exercises, presentations and practical tests. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.