Course Title: Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3401 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Course Title: Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 25

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.

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.  

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Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: https://www.rmit.edu.au/covid/coming-to-campus  


Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance. 

  

 This course is delivered and assessed in a cluster with;

• CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services   • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically 


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5920C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2021

OHTH5920C

City Campus

TAFE

535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5920C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

VE 2019 (XXXX)

OHTH5920C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2020 (BEN2),

VE 2020 (WFV0),

VE 2020 (XXX6)

OHTH5920C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2021 (XXXX)

Course Contact: Clare McGlone

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 7929

Course Contact Email: clare.mcglone@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for a worker to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients. It has a focus on maintaining safety of the worker, the people being supported and other community members.
This unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, in both centre-based and home-based service provision.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elements:

1. Follow safe work practices for direct client care

2. Follow safe work practices for manual handling

3. Follow safe work practices for infection control

4. Contribute to safe work practices in the workplace

5. Reflect on own safe work practices


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


Assessments will include a combination of tasks including knowledge questions and case study analysis.