Course Title: Maintain workplace WHS processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5318

Course Title: Maintain workplace WHS processes

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2014


Alice Springs Campus


365T Global, Urban & Social Studies


Term2 2015

Course Contact: Xenia Girdler

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4660

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course specifies the workplace performance required by a worker with supervisory responsibilities to maintain organisation work health and safety (WHS) processes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTWHS401A Maintain workplace WHS processes


1. Provide information to the work group

2. Ensure others are able to implement safe work practices

3. Implement WHS participative processes

4. Monitor compliance with work procedures

5. Implement hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control procedures

6. Implement organisation procedures for maintaining WHS records

7. Implement emergency procedures

Learning Outcomes

By completing this course you will achieve the following learning outcomes as identified by the above mentioned elements. You will be able to inform and implement others about safe work practices. You will implement and monitor WHS practice and procedure. You will be able to identify and assess hazard and risk control,implement emergency procedure and document for WHS records.

Overview of Assessment

This course will be assessed via a number of class based and work-integrated tasks. In particular you will be required to gather evidence of your ability to maintain a safe work environment from your place of employment or field education.