Course Title: Follow safety procedures for direct care work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4267

Course Title: Follow safety procedures for direct care work

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5554C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

OHTH5575C

Bundoora Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace


Course Contact: Maura Lynch

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254577

Course Contact Email: maura.lynch@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit is specifically designed to cater for safety aspects of work involving delivery of services in aged care, home and community care and disability services. The unit focuses on maintaining safety of the worker, the people being supported and other community members.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCOHS312A Follow safety procedures for direct care work

Elements:

 


Learning Outcomes


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

1. Identify sources of risk to personal safety, assess the level of risk and follow risk minimisation procedures

2. Identify manual handling hazards, assess related risk and follow risk minimisation procedures

3. Identify sources of infection and apply industry accepted practise to minimise risk of infection to themselves, clients and others

4. Identify other hazards and assess risk

5. Follow procedures and strategies for risk control

6. Contribute to OHS in the workplace


Overview of Assessment

Certificate IV in Disability is an individualised recognition (’gap’ training) pathway that involves customised work-based learning and assessment that is flexible and adapts to the individual learners needs and workplace requirements. There are no classes or campus based delivery. All learning occurs in the workplace.