Course Title: Participate in laboratory/field workplace safety

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3209 Certificate III in Science

Course Title: Participate in laboratory/field workplace safety

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term2 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013

Course Contact: Judith McCann

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99258366

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the ability to apply enterprise OHS policies and procedures dealing with the identification and control of hazards, working safely at all times, emergency response and contributing to the maintenance of workplace safety.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PMLOHS302A Participate in laboratory/field workplace safety


1. Identify, control and report OHS and environmental hazards
2. Conduct work safely 

3. Follow incident and emergency response procedures
4. Contribute to OHS in the workplace

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all learning outcomes in order to achieve competence.  Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each learning outcome in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. Students will be assessed by written assignments and an open book exam