Course Title: Apply health and safety practices in the workplace

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5179

Course Title: Apply health and safety practices in the workplace

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 25.0

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


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2007

Course Contact: Michelle Mosiere

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5455

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to work safely in the financial services industry and follow sound occupational health practices at work.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Training Package Pre-requisites: Nil
RMIT Co-requisite: FNSICIND401A Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry [SOSK5138C]

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FNSICGEN304A Apply health and safety practices in the workplace


Contribute to occupational health and safety at work

Follow workplace safety procedures

Identify and follow workplace procedures for hazard control and other emergency situations

Learning Outcomes

Refer to performance elements and performance criteria.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include navigating around a virtual office, completing incident and accident reports, assessing hazards, evaluating workstations, and/or delivering group presentations on subjects such as ergonomics and workplace violence.
Tutorial activities may also include problem solving and responding to case studies.
The aim is to provide students with the opportunity for formative feedback to help them determine areas for improvement.