Course Title: Respond to critical situations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4337

Course Title: Respond to critical situations

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 90.0

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


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required to maintain safety through effective response to potential or actual critical situations.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCYTH407E Respond to critical situations


Minimise the impact of critical incidents.

Prevent escalation of violent behaviour.

Secure the safety of clients.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

There are two assessments for this course. 

1. You will pair up with another class member to present a role play about the risk of suicide.
2. A written report (1500 words)