Course Title: Manage workplace WHS processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6126

Course Title: Manage 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 Workplace

Term2 2015

Course Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 0886

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course specifies the workplace performance required by an individual responsible for ongoing management of work health and safety (WHS) within an area of management responsibility where the WHS management processes have been set up by other persons, either internal or external to the organisation. Application of this course should be contextualised to reflect any specific workplace risks, hazards and associated safety practices.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTWHS501A Manage workplace WHS processes


1.Manage WHS information and records

2.Manage WHS participative processes

3.Manage WHS risk management processes

4.Manage WHS training program

5.Manage WHS continuous improvement process

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.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include observations, questioning and evidence gathered from the workplace. In cases where the learner does not have the opportunity to cover all relevant aspects in the work environment, the remainder should be assessed through realistic simulations, projects, previous relevant experience or oral questioning on ’What if?’ scenarios.