Course Title: Contribute to WHS processes

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: HWSS5707C

Course Title: Contribute to WHS processes

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5313 - Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 Nursing)

Course Contact: Leeanne Mond

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Pam Maher

+61 3 9925 4299

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit specifies the workplace performance required by an employee to contribute to OHS processes where there is responsibility for own work outputs and possibly limited responsibility for the work output of others

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes


1. Plan and conduct work safely



2. Support others in working safely



3. Contribute to WHS participative processes



4. Contribute to hazard identification, WHS risk assessment and risk control activities


5. Participate in the control of emergency situations

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course the student should be able to:

• Plan and conduct work safely
• Support others in working safely
• Contribute to WH&S participative processes
• Contribute to hazard identification, WHS risk assessment and risk control activities
• Participate in the control of emergency situations

Details of Learning Activities


Class Activities

On line / Blackboard

Teaching Schedule

As per student timetable matrix located on blackboard

L1.   Contribute to WHS process

L2.   Risk Management

L3.   Safe workplace Practices

L4.   Emergency Procedures

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Kozier & Erb's (2014) Fundamentals of Nursing. Vols. 1,2,3. Pearson: Australia


Other Resources



Power Points



Overview of Assessment

Underpinning knowledge of this unit of competency will be assessed via teh following methods:

  • Online / Written Assessment
  • Case Studies

Assessment Tasks

Written submission of the following two case studies.

Assessment 1.     Case Study

Assessment 2.     Case Study

Clinical Placement


All assessments must receive a Satisfactory, to gain an overall Competent. This unit is a pre requisite for some other units within the course.

Assessment Matrix

See assessment matrix on Blackboard

Other Information

Assessment Information

Please refer to RMIT assessment policy for, Special Consideration, extensions of time, equitable assessment arrangements and future assessment adjustments.

Additional Information

Re-submission of written work, or other assessments, (once only, Excluding exams) can be granted on recommendation from the teacher and approval coordinator


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