Course Title: Ensure a safe workplace

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5384 Diploma of Digital Media Technologies

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.

Important Information:

The terms 'occupational health and safety' (OHS) and 'work health and safety' (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In Victoria the relevant act and regulations still refer to OHS while nationally, the Federal government has adopted WHS.


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5955C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021

Course Contact: Nat Bates

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3326

Course Contact Email: nat.bates@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

The course provides the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain effective work relationships and networks in preparation for entering the digital media industry.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace

Elements:

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 establish, maintain and evaluate an organisation’s work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, practical project work and through the application of learned skills.