Course Title: Ensure a safe workplace

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6104

Course Title: Ensure a safe workplace

Portfolio: DSC

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


345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes 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

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBOHS509A Ensure a safe workplace


Element 1 Establish and maintain an OHS system

Element 2 Establish and maintain participative arrangements for the management of OH&S

Element 3 Establish and maintain procedures for identifying hazards and assessing and controlling risks

Element 4 Establish and maintain a quality OHS management system

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to manage a safe workplace.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this course is ongoing and will include class particiaption and practical tasks.