Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 BSBWHS503, 'Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1 Access information and data to contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk

1.1 Identify sources of information and data

1.2 Obtain information and data to determine the purposes, objectives, principles and framework of a systematic approach to managing WHS risk

2 Contribute to effective consultation and participation during all stages of risk management

2.1 Identify individuals and parties who need to participate and be consulted

2.2 Apply knowledge of effective consultation and participation to contribute to ensuring effective consultation and participation processes occur

3 Contribute to establishing the context for risk management

3.1 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation to identify duty holders and legislative requirements for WHS risk management

3.2 Identify individuals and parties impacting on risk management

3.3 Apply knowledge of organisation to identify factors that will impact on risk control

3.4 Contribute to establishing the context of the risk management process

3.5 Contribute to defining risk criteria

4 Contribute to risk assessment

4.1 Apply knowledge of workplace hazards and risks to contribute to risk identification

4.2 Apply knowledge of WHS legislation, risk assessment and workplace WHS information and data to contribute to risk analysis and evaluation

5 Contribute to risk treatment

5.1 Apply knowledge of WHS hazard and risk control, and WHS legislation to contribute to the selection of risk treatment options

5.2 Apply knowledge of the organisation’s WHS management system (WHSMS) and WHS information system (WHSIS) to prepare and implement risk treatment/s

6 Contribute to monitoring, reviewing and recording risk management process

6.1 Apply knowledge of the organisation’s WHSMS to contribute to monitoring and reviewing risk management processes

6.2 Apply knowledge of the organisation’s WHSIS to contribute to recording risk management process