Course Title: Participate in OHS processes

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: OHTH5653C

Course Title: Participate in OHS processes

School: 365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Campus: City Campus

Program: C1071 - Certificate I in Work Education

Course Contact : Mandy Morrison

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4065

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

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

There are no prerequisite requirements for individual units of competency

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.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes

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

Details of Learning Activities

In class learning activities will include:

Guest Speakers

Role plays

Group discussions


A workbook

Teaching Schedule

The teaching schedule is presented in a timetable format. You will be given a timetable for your program.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

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

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment task 1 - This task requires you to demonstrate a range of OH&S procedures in a simulated working environment while being observed. The assessor will use a observation checklist to ensure you have done all the required steps to demonstrate competency.

Assessment Task 2 - You will be asked questions about the OH&S procedures you demonstrated

Assessment Task 3 - You will complete a booklet of individual tasks. This booklet will be done in class over the duration of the course (12 weeks) and must be submitted at the end of the course.

Assessment 4 - You will complete an online simulated workplace activity.

Assessment Matrix

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