Maintain Workplace Safety

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBCMN311A, 'Maintain Workplace Safety'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Maintain Workplace Safety' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Assist incorporation of Occupational Health and Safety policy and procedures into the work team


Understanding of basic requirements of Occupational Health and Safety legislation in area of responsibility appropriate for health and safety needs of a small work team are demonstrated


Information on the organisation's Occupational Health and Safety policies, procedures and programs is provided in a readily accessible manner and clearly explained to the work group


Information about identifying hazards and the outcomes of risk assessment and control is regularly provided and clearly explained to the work group


Support participative arrangements for the management of Occupational Health and Safety


Organisational consultative procedures are implemented and monitored to facilitate participation of work group in management of work area hazards


Issues raised through consultation are promptly dealt with in accordance with organisational procedures for issue resolution


Encouragement and assistance is given to team members to contribute to the management of Occupational Health and Safety at the workplace


Feedback from individuals and teams is used to identify and implement improvements in the management of Occupational Health and Safety


Support the organisation's procedures for providing Occupational Health and Safety training


Advice is provided on Occupational Health and Safety training needs of individuals and workgroup


Advice is provided on strategies and opportunities for development of workgroup's competencies in relation to Occupational Health and Safety


Coaching and mentoring assistance is provided to team members to support the effective development of individual and group competencies in Occupational Health and Safety


Participate in identifying hazards and assessing and controlling risks for the work area


Advice is provided on hazards in work area in line with organisation's Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures


Support is provided in implementing procedures to control risks using the hierarchy of controls and in accordance with organisational procedures


Inadequacies in existing risk control measures are identified and reported in accordance with the hierarchy of controls


Occupational Health and Safety records of incidents in the work area are accurately completed and maintained in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety legal requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBCMN311A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA41406 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Diving)
  • PUA31102 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Driving in a Threat Environment)
  • PUA41606 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Public Affairs)
  • PUA40906 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Safety Coordination)
  • PUA30910 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Operations)
  • AUR31205 - Certificate III in Automotive Retail, Service and Repair
  • AUR20105 - Certificate II in Automotive Administration
  • AUR31105 - Certificate III in Automotive Warehousing/Distribution Operations
  • AUR30805 - Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body
  • AUR21105 - Certificate II in Automotive Sales
  • AUR20705 - Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical
  • AUR21205 - Certificate II in Automotive Warehousing/Distribution Operations
  • AUR30605 - Certificate III in Automotive Specialist
  • AUR30105 - Certificate III in Automotive Administration
  • AUR31005 - Certificate III in Automotive Sales
  • AUR20505 - Certificate II in Automotive Vehicle Servicing
  • AUR30405 - Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology
  • AUR20905 - Certificate II in Automotive Vehicle Body
  • AUR50105 - Diploma of Automotive Management
  • AUR40105 - Certificate IV in Automotive Management
  • CUV30403 - Certificate III in Arts Administration
  • CUV40503 - Certificate IV in Arts Administration
  • CUV60103 - Advanced Diploma of Arts Management
  • CUV40603 - Certificate IV in Opal Cutting and Polishing