Course Title: Maintain workplace WHS processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5244

Course Title: Maintain workplace WHS processes

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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 Internet or Workplace

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course specifies the workplace performance required by a worker with supervisory responsibilities to maintain organisation work health and safety (WHS) processes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTWHS401A Maintain workplace WHS processes


1) Provide information to the work group

2) Ensure others are able to implement safe work practices

3) Implement WHS participative processes

4) Monitor compliance with work procedures

5) Implement hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control procedures

6) Implement organisation procedures for maintaining WHS records

7) Implement emergency procedures

Learning Outcomes

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

Overview of Assessment

Learning activities will take place in a classroom using industry standard tools and resources. You will complete exercise and industry style projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study. In class activities may include:
• Class exercise to review discussion/workshops
• Practical demonstrations
• Analysis/critique of relevant reading material
• Seminar presentations
• Workshops
• Peer reaching and class presentations
• Group discussion
• Online research
• Independent project based work
• Teacher directed group activities/project