Course Title: Establish and maintain safe creative practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6150 Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)

Course Title: Establish and maintain safe creative 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


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and respond effectively to broad and specific safety requirements in a professional practice.

It applies to individuals who are sole practitioners or working in collaborative teams across all sectors and areas of expertise, who are responsible for managing safety. The practitioner applies a self-directed approach to ensuring safety. The unit could apply to a range of internal and external work environments, including workshops, studios, offices, field locations and performance venues.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice


1. Determine work health and safety requirements for professional practice

2. Identify hazards and assess and manage risks

3. Monitor and enhance safety of the practice

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be have the knowledge and skills to effectively observe WHS standards in an entertainment industry event forum.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will look to evidence 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
  • Identify key safety issues, including specific hazards and risks in the relevant area of practice
  • Apply general work health and safety (WHS) legislation and specific codes, standards or guidelines relevant to own practice.

Assessment will be made through practical application in a live music event production