Course Title: Participate in workplace health and safety

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5331 Diploma of Youth Work

Course Title: Participate in workplace health and safety

Portfolio: DSC 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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5852C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Dianne Mackey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4454

Course Contact Email: dianne.mackay@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others as it applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

Elements:

1. Follow safe work practices

2. Implement safe work practices

3. Contribute to safe work practices in the workplace

4. Reflect on own safe work practices


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.

 Assessment Assessment type
 Assessment one

 Written response to question to a case study scenario

 Written response to question to a case study scenario  (including risk assessment task)

 

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

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