Course Title: Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5408 Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services

Course Title: Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 6

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:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities. 

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Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: https://www.rmit.edu.au/covid/coming-to-campus 

 

Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance. 


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

PUBH9423C

City Campus

TAFE

515T Creative Industries

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022

Course Contact: Rebekha Naim

Course Contact Phone: +61399254849

Course Contact Email: rebekha.naim@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

The course specifies the mandatory work health and safety training required prior to undertaking construction work. The course requires the person to demonstrate personal awareness and knowledge of health and safety legislative requirements in order to work safely and prevent injury or harm to self and others.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry

Elements:

Identify construction hazards and risk control measures.

Identify health and safety communication and reporting processes.

Identify health and safety legislative requirements of construction work.

Identify incident and emergency response procedures.


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. 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.