Course Title: Manage risk in electrotechnology activities

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2022

Course Code: OHTH5737C

Course Title: Manage risk in electrotechnology activities

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.

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School: 520T Future Technologies

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6122 - Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff


Noor Sateh
Ph: +61 3 9925 4013

Program Manager
Munir Muniruzzaman
Appointment by email

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit covers managing risk related to OHS, environment, resources and financial viability. It encompasses identifying risk events, the likelihood and consequences of such events, evaluating risk, risk management planning and mitigation of risk.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEE011C Manage risk in electrotechnology activities


1. Identify risks and develop management strategies.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS policies, processes and procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.

1.2 The extent of a program or project is established from design brief, specification and/or other relevant documentation and from discussions with appropriate person(s).

1.3 Potential, perceived and actual risk events are identified, documented and analysed, in consultation with risk professionals and appropriate other person(s) in accordance with organisation policies and procedures.

1.4 Risk management methods, tools and techniques are used to assist in the analysis and reporting of identified risk events.

1.5 Risk management techniques are used to analyse risk events, assess options and recommend risk approaches to appropriate person(s) for approval.

1.6 Risk management processes and procedures are developed and agreed to by all stakeholders and communicated to ensure clarity of understanding and ongoing management of risk factors.

1.7 OHS risk control measure are incorporated in the in the in the risk management strategies in compliance with organisation's OHS policy and regulations.

1.8 Condition monitoring of plant and equipment and criteria for repair and/or replacement are incorporated in the risk management strategies 


2. Implement and monitor risk management strategies.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Risk management processes and procedures are incorporated into work and project plans to ensure common approach achieving outcomes.

2.2 Activities are monitored against programs and projects plans to identify and respond to variations in accordance with risk management processes and procedures.

2.3 Agreed risk responses are implemented and plans modified to reflect changing project objectives in an environment of uncertainty.


3. Evaluate risk management strategies.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Project outcomes are reviewed with appropriate person(s) to determine effectiveness of risk management processes and procedures.

3.2 Risk issues and recommended improvements are identified, documented and passed to appropriate person(s) for approval to incorporate them into ongoing programs and future program and project and plans.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Details of Learning Activities

Cluster Information:

This course is delivered in a cluster (Telecomm Engineering) in conjunction with ICTTEN3056A (EEET7329C) and UEENEEE078B (BUSM6212C). You must enrol in all three courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all competencies ICTTEN3056A, UEENEEE078B and UEENEEE011C. Please refer to the course guide Part B for course ICTTEN3056A (EEET7329C) for the learning activities and Engineers Australia Mapping Information..

Teaching Schedule

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course ICTTEN3056A (EEET7329C) for the proposed teaching schedule.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Students will be able to access information and learning materials through Canvas and may be provided with additional materials in class. A list of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment 1: Assignment

Assessment 2: Practical Tests

Assessment 3: Written Test

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix


Performance Criteria Covered


Practical Tests

Written Test











































Assessment Tasks

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course ICTTEN3056A (EEET7329C) for assessment tasks.

Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course ICTTEN3056A (EEET7329C) for assessment matrix.

Other Information

* As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course ICTTEN3056A (EEET7329C) for information about student directed hours.

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:

  • Relevant
  • Current
  • Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

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Study Support:

Study Support (Previously named as Study and Learning Centre (SLC)) provides free learning and academic development advice to you.
Services offered by Study Support to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
- assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
- maths and science developmental support and advice
- English language development
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Equitable Learning Services (ELS):
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Equitable Learning Services (ELS) to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
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Late submission: 

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager. 
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted. 
If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date. 

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked. 

Special consideration: 

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Other Information: 

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