Course Title: Apply safe working practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5177

Course Title: Apply safe working practices

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 18.0

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


320T Design (TAFE)


Term1 2007

Course Contact: Jo Beckerleg

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4211

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit incorporates the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (NOHSC) guidelines for occupational health and safety. It encompasses the skills, knowledge and attitudes to maintain a safe work environment for staff, customers and others.
It involves observing basic safety and emergency procedures.
Expand upon existing skills to enable you to design and manufacture props for the retail, exhibition, event and advertising industries.
Ongoing observation of appropriate occupational and safety procedures, relevant to materials machinery and the working environment ,appropriate clothing and footwear.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

WRRLP1B Apply safe working practices


Observe basic emergency procedures

Observe basic safety procedures

Learning Outcomes

1. Observe basic safety procedures
2. Observe basic emergency procedures

Overview of Assessment

• Reflective journaling
• Research project
• Workplace simulations
• Studio based workshops
• Report writing