Course Title: Participate in OHS processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C1071

Course Title: Participate in OHS processes

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng


Course Contact: Mandy Morrison

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4065

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to participate in workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) processes to protect workers own health and safety, and that of others.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no prerequisite requirements for individual units of competency

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes


1. Work safely

2. Implement workplace safety requirements

3. Participate in OHS consultative processes

4. Follow safety procedures

Learning Outcomes

In this course you explore the following topics:

Emergency procedures including procedures for fires and accidents

commonly used hazard signs and safety symbols

Problem solving skills to analyse options in an emergency situation

Responsibilities of employers and employees under relevant health and safety legislation

Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this course is determined via a combination of assessment strategies which will include:

Group discussions

Observation of practical tasks

Check sheets

Practical tasks