Course Title: Monitor a safe workplace

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4222

Course Title: Monitor a safe workplace

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2013,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: John Fowler

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5666

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor the organisation’s occupational health and safety (OHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area to meet legislative requirements.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements applt to this unit at time of endorsement

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBOHS407A Monitor a safe workplace


1. Provide information to the workgroup about OHS policies and procedures

2. Implement and monitor participative arrangements for the management of OHS

3. Implement and monitor the organisation's procedures for providing OHS training

4. Implement and monitor procedures for identifying hazards and assessing risks

5. Implement and monitor the organisation's procedures for controlling risks

6. Implement and monitor the organisation’s procedures for maintaining OHS records for the team

Learning Outcomes

This course applies to indivuals with a broad knowledge of OHS policies who contribute well developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They provide supervision and guidance to others and have limites responsibility for the output of others.

Overview of Assessment

This unit shall be assessed as per the performance criteria for each element and must ensure:

a. access to an actual workplace or simulated environment

b. access to office equipment and resources

c. examples of documentation relating to hazards in the work place

d. examples of documents relating to workplace safety, hazard identification and risk assessment

Students 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. Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress

Assessment comprises: Individual report on OHS legislation, Group Project of a worksite and Presentation