Course Title: Identify risk and apply risk management processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4223

Course Title: Identify risk and apply risk management processes

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

Course Contact: Sylvia Baroutis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5469

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify risks and to apply established risk management processes to a subset of an organisation or project’s operations that are within the person’s own work responsibilities and area of operation.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

This unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of risk analysis or project management who contribute well developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources.  They may have responsibiity to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

In this unit, risks applicable within own work responsibilities and area of operation, may include projects being undertaken individually or by a team, or operations within a section of the organisation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBRSK401A Identify risk and apply risk management processes


1. Identify risks

2. Analyse and evaluate risks

3. Treat risks

4. Monitor and review effectiveness of risk treatment/s

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework, assignments, group and/or individual projects, in class exercises, written and practical assessments, problem solving exercises, presentations, direct observation of actual and simulated work practice, presentation of portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files, review of products produced through work based or course activities.

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.