Course Title: Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4371 Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

Course Title: Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 60

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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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term1 2019


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context


Term1 2020

Course Contact: Rebekha Naim

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4849

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course will give you the skills and knowledge required  to identify work health and safety (WHS) hazards, assess WHS risks, and develop, implement and evaluate risk controls appropriate to work in the live production and event industry.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control


1 Access information to identify hazards and assess and control risks

2 Contribute to compliance and workplace requirements

3 Contribute to workplace hazard identification

4 Contribute to WHS risk assessment

5 Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of risk control

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.

When you are in a workplace, you will be able to:

  • know the nature and scope of workplace hazards, the range of harms they may cause, and how these harms happen
  • evaluate WHS information
  • identify hazards
  • assess and control the risks associated with hazards

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of your knowledge.