Course Title: Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4324

Course Title: Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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 Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Colin Byron

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 5464

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to participate in work health and safety (WHS) processes to protect own health and safety, and that of others.

This course will commence from Semester 2 2014. The course is delivered completely online via Blackboard. All subject materials, videos, website references and assessments will be incorporated in Blackboard. There will be 2 face-to-face classes conducted during the Semester

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWHS201A Contribute to health and safety of self and others


1. Work safely

2. Implement work safety requirements

3. Participate in WHS consultative processes

Learning Outcomes

- Follow all relevant safety procedures and instructions

- identify and report hazards to designated personnel

- knowledge of relevant materials, equipment and work processes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework, assignments, projects,on-line exercises, on-line tests, problem solving exercises, direct observation of actual and simulated work practice, presentation of a 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.