Course Title: Identify risk and apply risk management processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4246

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 Baaroutis

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 responsibility to provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Plan Code C4246GTA

For Plan Code C4246GTA, the unit BSBRSK401A Identify risk and apply risk management processes will be co-taught with BSBOHS407A Monitor a safe workplace and CHCCS400B Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework.  Participants in this program are expected to be currently employed as a Field Officer in a Victorian Group Training Organisation.  The learning and assessment materials for this program are contextualised to the Group Training Organisation environment.

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 will demonstrate evidence of the following:

  • identification, analysis and evaluation of risks
  • demonstrated understanding of personal role in relation to wider organisational or project context
  • demonstrated understanding of risk management processes and procedures

Assessment will ensure:

  • access to workplace documentation relating to risk management
  • access ro risk management rools and frameworks