Course Title: Ensure a safe workplace

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5349 Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services

Course Title: Ensure a safe workplace

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

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.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2017


City Campus


345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2018,
Term1 2019


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 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 establish, maintain and evaluate work health and safety (WHS) policies and procedures for lighting in live productions according to WHS legislative requirements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace


1 Establish a WHS management system in a work area

2 Establish and maintain effective and compliant participation arrangements for managing WHS in a work area

3 Establish and maintain procedures for effectively identifying hazards, and assessing and controlling risks in a work area

4 Evaluate and maintain a work area WHS management system

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.

You will:

  • have detailed knowledge of all relevant WHS Acts, regulations and codes of practice relating to production lighting
  • demonstrate how to establish and maintain arrangements for managing WHS within lighting companies business systems and practices
  • identify requirements for expert WHS advice.

Overview of Assessment

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