Course Title: Establish and maintain safe professional practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6128 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Establish and maintain safe professional practice

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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


340T Art


Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Jennifer Cabraja and Fay Reynolds

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Professional practitioners across all sectors and areas of expertise are responsible for the management of safety. In particular there are many safe work practices they must be adhered to whilst working in an art studio. In this course you will develop, skills and knowledge required to determine and respond effectively to broad and specific safety requirements for a professional practice.

This course is clustered (delivered and assessed) with CUVPRP502A prepare for sustainable professional practice

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPRP505A Establish and maintain safe professional practice


1. Determine OHS requirements for professional practice

2. Manage hazards and risks

3. Monitor and enhance safety of the practice

Learning Outcomes

On a successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Apply a self-directed approach to ensuring safety
  • Communication skills to clearly articulate and document OHS requirements

In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:

  • Self-management skills to engage in ongoing professional development about safety issues

Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the ability to:

  • Analyse the needs of a particular practice and develop a set of systems, procedures and practices to support safety in that context
  • Apply knowledge of key safety issues, including specific hazards and risks in the relevant area of practice
  • Apply knowledge of general OHS legislation and specific codes, standards or guidelines that apply to the particular work context.