Course Title: Maintain work health and safety

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4363 Certificate IV in Community Services

Course Title: Maintain work health and safety

Portfolio: Vocational Education

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5918C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2016,
Term1 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term1 2019

OHTH5918C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face

Term1 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

OHTH5918C

City Campus

TAFE

535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face

Term1 2022,
Term2 2022

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5918C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

VE 2019 (VCOS)

Course Contact: Melinda Brown

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4580

Course Contact Email: Melinda.Brown@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and work practices as part of a small work team.

This course applies to workers who have a key role in maintaining WHS in an organisation, including duty of care for other workers.

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety

Elements:

1. Contribute to workplace procedures for identifying hazards and controlling risks

2. Implement policies and procedures into work team processes

3. Support consultation, cooperation and communication


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 Task 1 - Perform a workplace risk assessment

Assessment Task 2 - Presentation Information session Workplace Health and Safety

Assessment Task 3 - Incident report

Assessment Task 4 - Emergency evacuation

Assessment Task 5 - Short Answer Questions

You will be given two (2) attempts for each assessment to demonstrate the required knowledge and skills. A third (3rd) attempt can only be offered after discussions between teacher and the Program Coordinator and is not automatic. Resubmissions beyond two (2) attempts are at the discretion of the teacher and/or coordinator.