Course Title: Participate in workplace safety arrangements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2173

Course Title: Participate in workplace safety arrangements

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 25.0

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


130T Engineering (TAFE)


Course Contact: Anna Galluzzo

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4334

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers understanding and participating in workplace occupational health and safety (OHS) policies and procedures in order to ensure own safety and that of others in the workplace. It also covers recognising hazards and following workplace emergency procedures. This unit is relevant for employees without managerial or supervisory responsibilities. Performance would usually be carried out under routine supervision, within company guidelines. The unit is based on Generic Competency A in the National Guidelines for Integrating Occupational Health and Safety Competencies into National Industry Competency Standards (NOHSC:7025 [1998] 2nd edition).

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PRMCMN201A Participate in workplace safety arrangements


1. Follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control

2. Participate in arrangements for the management of occupational health and safety

3. Follow emergency procedures in the workplace

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.