Course Title: Ensure a safe workplace

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5216 Diploma of Screen and Media

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.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s occupational health and safety (OHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area in accordance with OHS legal requirements

Ensure a safe workplace BSBOHS509A will be delivered in conjunction with  Direct television programs and segments CUFDRT401A but will be assessed separately.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBOHS509A Ensure a safe workplace


Establish and maintain a quality OHS management system

Establish and maintain an OHS system

Establish and maintain participative arrangements
for the management of OHS

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

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this competency, you wil be aware of the importance of OHS and have the skills and knowledge required to ensure a safe workplace.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester.  Your knowledge of course content is assessed through written assignments and participation in practical exercises.