Course Title: Ensure a Safe Workplace

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5137

Course Title: Ensure a Safe Workplace

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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


650T TAFE Business

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2008

Course Contact: Seymour Jacobson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1563

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The development and maintenance of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) systems that ensure a safe workplace without risks to health and in accordance with OHS legal requirements. Key features include establishment of OHS policies and procedures, risk assessment and the implementation, monitoring, control and evaluation of OHS management systems

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Experience in frontline, senior supervisory or management positions.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBMGT505A Ensure a safe workplace


Establish and maintain a quality Occupational Health and Safety management system

Establish and maintain an Occupational Health and Safety system

Establish and maintain participative arrangements for the management of Occupational Health and Safety

Establish and maintain procedures for identifying hazards, and assessing and controlling risks

Learning Outcomes

Refer to competency elements

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including in class exercises, written tests, presentations and case studies. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met