Course Title: Apply work health and safety practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4374 Certificate IV in Screen and Media

Course Title: Apply work health and safety practices

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 10

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


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term1 2019


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context


Term1 2020

Course Contact: Rowan Humphrey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4842

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course introduces the skills and knowledge required to follow WHS policies and procedures in the entertainment and media industries.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices


1. Implement safe work practices.

2. Participate in hazard identification and risk assessment and control.

3. Follow emergency procedures.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Comply with WHS regulations and federal, state or territory legislation requirements for workplace operations, including duty of care
  • Comply with WHS communication processes, information and documentation procedures
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of OHS committees and representatives, the meaning of common safety signs and symbols, and procedures for reporting hazards, incidents and injuries
  • Communicate and work safely with others
  • Follow general procedures for responding to incidents and emergencies, including evacuation, first aid, fire safety equipment and PPE
  • Explain the consequences of non-compliance with WHS policies and procedures.

Overview of Assessment

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