Course Title: Participate in OHS processes

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: OHTH5473C

Course Title: Participate in OHS processes

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4224 - Certificate IV in Photoimaging

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: 03 99254815

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Mr Guy Little
Phone: 03 9925 4865

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 pre-requisites or co-requisites for this unit.

Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge you require to take responsibility for your safety in the workplace. The focus is on using equipment safely and you become familiar with using a range of equipment in a variety of different conditions.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have a fundamental knowledge of OHS and the skills to operate photoimaging equipment safely under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

Details of Learning Activities

In class activities & out-of-class activities
In-class learning activities include, but are not limited to:
• demonstration and practical application
• peer teaching and class presentations
• group discussion
• online research
• teacher directed group activities

Out-of-class activities include, but are not limited to,
• online research
• independent study

Teaching Schedule

Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.

Class content                  Elements
Week 1
 Introduction and explanation of course content. Discussion of course guide and assessment.                            1,3,4
Week 2
 Lighting stands & supports  1,2,4
Week 3
 Tripods  1,2,4
Week 4
 Booms  1,2,4
Week 5
 Softboxes  1,2,4
Week 6
 Exposure Meter  2,3,4
Week 7
 Exposure Meter  1,2,3,4
Week 8
 Tungsten  1,2,4
Week 9
 Cambo 5x4  2,4
Week 10
 Cambo 5x4  1,2,4
Week 11
18.4.11 – 29.4.11
 Lighting ratios                         1,2,4
Mid-semester break 21/4/11 to 27/4/11 (inclusive)
Class content                                                                       Elements
Week 12
 Lighting ratios 2,4
Week 13
 Lighting ratios 2,4
Week 14
 Monobloc Flash 1,2,4
Week 15
 Monobloc Flash 2,4
Week 16
 Review 1,2,3,4
Week 17 Assessment  

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.

Other Resources

None required

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in practical exercises.

Assessment Tasks

This course is ungraded.
To demonstrate competency in this course, you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.

All assessments take the form of practical demonstrations showing the responsible and safe use of the following equipment:
1. Lighting stands & supports
2. Tripods
3. Booms
4. Softboxes
5. Exposure Meter
6. Tungsten
7. Monobloc Flash
8. Cambo 5x4
9. Lighting Ratios

Students must pass each of the above practical tests before they can go onto the next assignment .

Grades used in this unit are as follows:

CA     Competency Achieved
NYC  Not Yet Competent
DNS  Did Not Submit For Assessment

Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of
Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration.

Other Information

You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to
complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.
Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1;

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