Course Title: Ensure a healthy and safe learning environment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4178

Course Title: Ensure a healthy and safe learning environment

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 10.0

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

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Course Contact: Angela Hassell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4476

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit you will develop the skills required to ensure the health, safety and welfare of learners and candidates.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAAENV403B Ensure a healthy and safe learning environment



Learning Outcomes

By completing this unit you will achieve and demonstrate competence in the following elements:

  1. Identify OHS responsibilities
  2. Identify hazards in the learning environment
  3. Assess risks in the learning environment
  4. Develop and implement actions to ensure the health safety and welfare of learners and/or candidates
  5. Provide appropriate OHS requirements to learners and/or candidates
  6. Monitor OHS arrangements in the learning environment

Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this unit is through a combination of experience demonstrated through a curriculum vitae, responses to knowledge questions, and provision of examples showing how the candidate has demonstrated the level of competence required to satisfy the evidence requirements of the unit.