Course Title: Ensure a safe workplace

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5332

Course Title: Ensure a safe workplace

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course will give you the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs for a relevant work area according to WHS legislative requirements.

This unit is delivered and assessed with CUAPPM501 Manage small-scale live productions and BSBWOR502B Ensure team effectiveness.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWHS501A Ensure a safe workplace


1. Establish and maintain a WHS management system.

2. Establish and maintain effective and compliant participation arrangements for managing WHS

3. Establish and maintain procedures for effectively identifying hazards, and assessing and controlling risks

4. Evaluate and maintain a WHS management system

Learning Outcomes

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

You will be able to:

•demonstrate detailed knowledge and application of all relevant WHS Acts, regulations and codes of practice
•demonstrate how to establish and maintain arrangements for managing WHS within the organisation’s business systems and practices
• identify requirements for expert WHS advice.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include the demonstration of practical tasks and testing of underpinning theory knowledge.