Course Title: Participate in workplace safety procedures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5160

Course Title: Participate in workplace safety procedures

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Course Contact: Anne Fitzpatrick

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254510

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

On completion of this unit, the worker will be able to identify occupational health and safety hazards, and assess risk, as well as follow instructions and procedures in the workplace with minimal supervision. The worker will also be capable of participating and contributing to OHS management issues.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCOHS301A Participate in workplace safety procedures


1. Identify hazards and assess risk.
2. Follow procedures and strategies for risk control.
3. Contribute to OHS in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be through a mix of in-class tasks, workplace based projects and a workplace assessment. A workplace assessment appointment will be undertaken once per year with each student to allow students to present and discuss workplace evidence.