Course Title: Manage WHS hazards and risks

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5319 Diploma of Work Health and Safety

Course Title: Manage WHS hazards and risks

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

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254309

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage work health and safety (WHS) hazards and risks

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not Applicable

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWHS504A Manage WHS hazards and risks


1. Access information and data on WHS hazards and risks

2. Prepare to manage WHS hazards and risks

3. Develop and implement WHS hazard and risk-management processes

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment includes a combination of written assignments - reports and plans based on industry requirements, knowledge tests/quiz.
• The following range of assessment tools may be used:
1. Participation in Discussion Forum
2. Report Writing on case studies
3. Participation/Completion of Online Quiz
Participation in the discussion forum is also used as a tool for formative assessment for all competencies.