Course Title: Contribute to OHS processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5246 Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing)

Course Title: Contribute to OHS processes

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2013


Bundoora Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Erica Keen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99257643

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes essential aspects of OHS as they arise in the field of nursing. It also familiarizes learners with the concepts of OHS processes which can be applied across a wide variety of work settings.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTOHS300A Contribute to OHS processes


1. Plan and conduct work safely

2. Support others in working safely

3. Contribute to OHS participative processes

4. Contribute to hazard identification, OHS risk assessment and risk control activities

5. Participate in the control of emergency situations

Learning Outcomes

Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and skills required to Check the workplace for hazards and risks using an itemised checklist and provide advice and feedback in a constructive and supportive manner on OH&S issues.

Overview of Assessment

Assignment, Practical assessment, Observation and assessment in the workplace with questioning to address appropriate application of knowledge.