Course Title: OH&S for Supervisors

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5021 Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace) (Mechanical)

Course Title: OH&S for Supervisors

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010

Course Contact: Steven Bevan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4137

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide the participant with the skills and knowledge to safeguard their health and safety, and the health and safety of others in the workplace.
The course will introduce the participant to the legislative requirements of employers and employees and to the preventative nature of workplace health and safety.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBH744 OH&S for Supervisors

Learning Outcomes

1. Explain the legal framework that exists in Australia for the maintenance of occupational health and safety.
2. Explain the preventative nature of workplace health and safety.
3. Conduct a workplace hazard audit to identify hazards in the workplace.
4. Apply Basic First aid procedures (DRABC).

Overview of Assessment

To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks.