Course Title: Work safely in the construction industry

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: VE 2018

Class Number: All

Class Section: All

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Course Code: OHTH5548C

Course Title: Work safely in the construction industry

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C2222 - Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship)

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 6

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

Nil

Course Description

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) induction training within the construction industry.

It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry.

Licensing requirements will apply to this unit of competency depending on the regulatory requirements of each jurisdiction.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

Element:

1. Identify OHS legislative requirements.

Performance Criteria:

1.1.            Applicable OHS legislative requirements relevant to own work, role and responsibilities are identified and explained.

1.2.            Duty of care requirements are identified.

1.3. Own responsibilities to comply with safe work practices are identified and explained.

Element:

2. Identify construction hazards and control measures.

Performance Criteria:

2.1.            Basic principles of risk management are identified.

2.2.            Common construction hazards are identified and discussed.

2.3. Measures for controlling hazards and risks are identified.

Element:

3. Identify OHS communication and reporting processes.

Performance Criteria:

3.1.            OHS communication processes, information and documentation are identified and discussed.

3.2.            Role of designated OHS personnel is identified and explained.

3.3.            Safety signs and symbols are identified and explained.

3.4. Procedures and relevant authorities for reporting hazards, incidents and injuries are identified.

Element:

4. Identify OHS incident response procedures

Performance Criteria:

4.1.            General procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies are identified and explained.

4.2.            Procedures for accessing first aid are identified.

4.3.            Requirements for the selection and use of relevant personal protective equipment are identified and demonstrated.

4.4. Fire safety equipment is identified and discussed.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

Ref Workbook


Teaching Schedule

As per timetable


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through CANVAS.

CANVAS is an online resource with the lesson plans for each unit. Within CANVAS are the session plans, assessments, resources and other materials required for completion of each unit of competency.

Additional materials maybe provided in class and lists of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent

Assessments

Task 1

Assessment 1

Task 2

Assessment 2

Task 3

Assessment 3

Task 4

Assessment 4

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/Performance Criteria CoveredAssessment 1Assessment 2Assessment 3Assessment 4
1.1xx  
1.2xx  
1.3xx  
2.1xx  
2.2xx  
2.3xx  
3.1xx  
3.2xx  
3.3xxxx
3.4xx  
4.1xx  
4.2xxx 
4.3xxx 
4.4xx x

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.


Assessment Tasks

As Above


Assessment Matrix

As Above

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):


You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:

  • Relevant
  • Current
  • Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.
 

Study and learning Support: 
Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and learning Support 

Equitable Learning Services (ELS):

Please refer to https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services to find more information about services offered by Equitable Learning Services (ELS).

Late submission: 
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Special consideration: 
Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration 

Plagiarism: 

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University. 

Please Refer: www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism. 

Other Information: 

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.

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