Course Title: Determine occupational health and safety implications of interior effects

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5249

Course Title: Determine occupational health and safety implications of interior effects

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 10.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5541C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email: design.tafe@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit covers the competency to identify and assess the occupational health and safety (OHS) implications of effects used in interior decoration and design.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFID4011A Determine occupational health and safety implications of interior effects

Elements:

1. Identify principles of OHS

2. Assess OHS implications for interior decoration and design

3. Assess OHS implications for customers

4. Assess risk

5. Apply risk control measures to decoration and design solutions


Learning Outcomes

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for the assessment of interior decoration and design effects, including furniture, hard and soft materials and accessories, to determine potential hazards for a range of customer groups.


Overview of Assessment

• Comply with legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practice and established safe practices and procedures for risk management in an interior decoration and design work environment
• Locate and apply safety information
• Assess safety aspects of interior decoration and design solutions for a range of customers
• Address risks and hazards in interior decoration and design
• Complete a minimum of three risk assessments of interior decoration and design solutions including the determination of required treatments
• Work effectively with others