Course Title: Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4330 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Course Title: Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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 or Workplace

Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254309

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to contribute to the implementation and maintenance of a work health and safety management system (WHSMS) as it applies to own work area and job role.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWHS405A Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems


1. Contribute to developing and promoting WHS policy

2. Contribute to WHSMS planning

3. Contribute to implementing the WHSMS plan

4. Contribute to evaluating WHS performance

5. Contribute to reviewing and improving the WHSMS

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The following range of assessment tools may be used to assess the unit of competency:

1. Participation in Discussion Forum
2. Report Writing and/or Case Studies

3. Participation and completion of online quiz(zes)

to demonstrate skills and knowledge acquired to:

  • applying WHS legislation in implementing a WHSMS
  • techniques used to manage WHS in the workplace
  • to assess knowledge of principles relating to hazard identification, hierarchy of control, risk management, and systematic approaches to WHS.