Course Title: Apply safe work practices

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

Course Code: OHTH5803C

Course Title: Apply safe work practices

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5325 - Diploma of Visual Merchandising

Course Contact : Tim McCarthy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:tim.mccarthy@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Sue Robinson

sue.robinson@rmit.edu.au

9925 4672

Tues l Wed l Thurs

Nominal Hours: 20

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None. Combined with Maufacture signage and support structures

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to apply safe work practices, including identifying and reporting faults and problems, according to work health and safety legislation and store policies.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

SIRXWHS101 Apply safe work practices

Element:

1. Apply basic safety procedures.
 

Performance Criteria:

1.1.Follow safety procedures to achieve a safe work environment, according to all relevant WHS legislation, including codes of practice relating to particular hazards in the industry or workplace.
1.2.Identify and report unsafe work practices, including faulty plant and equipment according to store policy and procedures.
1.3.Manage dangerous goods and substances according to store policy and relevant legislation.
1.4.Identify potential manual handling risks and manage manual handling tasks according to store policy.
1.5.Report work-related incidents and accidents to designated personnel.
1.6.Participate in consultative processes and procedures for WHS.
 

Element:

2. Apply basic emergency procedures.

Performance Criteria:

2.1.Follow fire and emergency procedures, including store evacuation, according to store policy and legislation.
2.2.Identify designated personnel responsible for first aid and evacuation procedures.
2.3.Accurately identify safety alarms.
 


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.


Details of Learning Activities

These units will be delivered in class at the city campus. Delivery will include the following.

Discussion, practical demonstrations regarding the safe use, handling and storage of materials, tools & equipment.

Discussion, practical demonstration regarding the appropriate choice of materials, tools & equipment.

Discussion, analysis of workplace safety issues

Design, fabrication or construction of props, Visual Merchandising signage to meetclient needs.

Peer learning

Independent project based work

You will use a range of tools, equipment & materials. techniques, equipment and materials to produce industry standard props, signage and display material for various promotional, branding or client needs.


Teaching Schedule

 

16 WEEK COURSE OUTLINE

CLUSTERING

OHTH5803C Apply safe work practices is delivered and assessed with MKTG7846C Manufacture visual merchandising signage & support structures

NOTE: Schedule is correct at time of publication but may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. Your teachers will keep you fully informed about any alterations.

WEEKCLASS CONTENT

 

MKTG7846C Manufacture visual merchandising signage & support structures

UNIT OF COMPETENCYSIRRMER509



 

OHTH5803C
Apply safe work practices

UNIT OF COMPETENCY SIRXWHS101



 

ASSESSMENT
1• Present course overview and expectations
• Discuss O.H.& S, VM Safety Training Records and demonstrate safety in workshop, use and care of PSE, tools and equipment, faulty equipment. O.H.& S overview. Safety procedures and emergency procedures & evacuation.
• Discuss course, course guide and expectations – House keeping
• Safety and OH&S correct work attire.
• Demonstration 1: Introduction to safe cutting technique.
• Demonstration 2: Introduction to hot wire equipment
Brief 1 Due week 2 Card board suspension strips
Exercise 1: Create basic stencil and cut styrene shapes - PX
2: Cutting Screen board & Application of Jac paper - PX
Cut cardboard strips for poster suspension in VMP week 2
*For next week – bring a food or beverage item
1.3, 1.4,

2.2, 2.3,

 

1.1, 1.2

2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.3
 

PX
2Brief 1 Due today Card board suspension strips
Brief 2 Due week 7, 31/3/14 Sign & Icon - Graded
• Introduce Sign & Icon brief
• Demonstration 2 Revise use of hot wire equipment
Discuss O.H.& S, VM Safety Training Records and demonstrate safety in workshop, use and care of PSE. Discuss adhesives, paints & solvents.
Students will manufacture a Sign & Icon for a display in VMP.
 

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5,


2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.7


3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
 

 

1.1, 1.3, 1.4Brief 1 due PX
3Continue manufacture of Sign & Icon
Students to discuss WHS issues
 2.1, 2.3, 2.4 1.6 
4 • Continue manufacture of Sign & Icon 4.1, 4.2  
5 • Continue manufacture of Sign & Icon 4.3  
6 • Complete manufacture of Sign & Icon   
7Brief 2 Due today

Brief 3 Due week 13 19/5/14 Street Art - Graded
Introduce Street Art Brief

Students to discuss WHS issues

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5


2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.7

 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6
Brief 2 Graded


Brief 2 due
 

8 • Ongoing Street Art Brief
Brief 4 Due week 14 Eames cards - Graded

Introduce Eames Cards Brief
Students to discuss WHS issues

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5


2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.6, 2.7

 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6

 

9 • Ongoing Street Art Brief
• Ongoing Eames Cards Brief
   
10 • Ongoing Street Art Brief
• Ongoing Eames Cards Brief
   
11

 Brief 3 Due today Street Art

• Ongoing Eames Cards Brief

   Brief 3 Graded

Brief 3 due

12 • Ongoing Eames Cards Brief   
13 • Ongoing Eames Cards Brief   
14 Brief 4 Due today Eames cards - Graded   Brief 4 Graded
Brief 4 due
15 Completion of any outstanding work   
16 • Last formal class Final deadline for all work to be submitted  

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment by observation and class activity


Assessment Tasks

Assessment Tasks

CLUSTERING

OHTH5803C Apply safe work practices is assessed with MKTG7846C Manufacture visual merchandising signage & support structures

SUMMARY OF WORK DUE & DUE DATES - For more details please refer to the comprehensive 16 week course outline.

Work due, Grading  type
Work due week 1 - Exercise 1: Cutting board & Application of Jac paper to produce VM poster display prop  - You are to demonstrate correct technique, use of appropriate materials, tools & equipment to manufacture basic VM display supports for poster suspension. - PX (5%)  Exercise 2 : Create basic stencil and cut styrene shapes You are to demonstrate correct technique, use of appropriate materials, tools & equipment to manufacture basic VM display props and styrofoam signage PX (5%)

Work due week 2 - Exercise 2 VM poster display prop


Work due week 7 - Sign & Icon - You are to demonstrate correct-use of appropriate materials, cutting tools, adhesives, paint & equipment to manufacture basic VM display props and styrofoam signage.(Graded assessment 30%)


Work due week 11 - Street Art - You are to demonstrate correct-use of appropriate materials, cutting tools, paints & equipment to manufacture basic VM display props and signage.(Graded assessment 30%)


Work due week 14 - Eames Cards You are to demonstrate correct-use of appropriate materials, cutting tools, paints, adhesives & equipment to manufacture basic VM display props and signage. Demonstrate appropriate use of colour copy images & paint finshes in accordance with the specified theme. (Graded assessment 30%)
 

 


Competency based assessment

You will receive feedback with verbal and/or written evaluation of your progress within class time.

The submitted projects will be assessed with written feedback as well as a quality indicator that relates to separate components of the project and the overall outcome.

Assessment Grading: Your final level of assessment for this course will be graded as follows.
HD : High Distinction : 80 – 100
DI : Distinction 70 – 79
CR - Credit : 60 – 69
PA - Pass : 50 – 59
PX - Pass only
NN : Fail - 0 – 49
DNS : Did Not Submit all assignments for assessment.


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available from the course contact person (stated above).

Other Information

Attendance:
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that students attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

Feedback:
You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT :
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7

Student Progress:
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy :
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

Special Consideration Policy: (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration.
www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsiderations/online

Submissions
When submitting work for assessment you are required to complete a declaration of authorship. This must be done for every summative assessment task. This statement acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications. For non-digital submission use the printed form provided.
http://mams.rmit.edu.au/s1llva641yxuz.pdf
For digital online submission please use e-Submission process. Information regarding the e-Submission process can be located e-submission
http://www.rmit.edu.au/teaching/technology/esubmission

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism:
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity :
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n

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