Course Title: Assist with compliance with OHS and other relevant laws

Part A: Course Overview

Program: S0031 OHS Skill Set 1 - RIIERP

Course Title: Assist with compliance with OHS and other relevant laws

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2013

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254309

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to apply an understanding of the legal and regulatory framework of OHS in order to provide advice regarding the OHS legislative responsibilities of an OHS practitioner, company director, manager, supervisor and employee. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBOHS408A Assist with compliance with OHS and other relevant laws


Comply with legal requirements

Contribute to ongoing monitoring of compliance with OHS legislation

Determine the legal framework of OHS in the workplace

Provide advice on OHS compliance

Report incidents of non compliance

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The participant 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, workplace activities, in class exercises, quizzes, practical problem solving exercises and presentations. Participants 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.