Contribute to the health and safety of students

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 CHCEDS017, 'Contribute to the health and safety of students'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Maintain a safe environment

1.1 Recognise routine job-related hazards while under direct supervision

1.2 Follow procedures and instructions for dealing with hazards, within the scope of responsibilities and competencies

1.3 Provide guidance and support to students on the safe use and care of equipment and resources

1.4 Maintain classroom displays according to work safety regulations and school/centre procedures and guidelines

1.5 Support student protection programs including stranger danger, safe houses and circle concept as appropriate

1.6 Report to appropriate personnel when hazards arise in accordance with school/centre procedures

1.7 Take appropriate steps, if required, to maintain personal safety of self and others

2. Maintain a hygienic and healthy environment

2.1 Maintain the classroom/centre in a clean and tidycondition

2.2 Respond appropriately to student/s who require assistance with personal care or hygiene

2.3 Clean soiled student clothing and areas as required

2.4 Provide assistance with the general care and wellbeing of students, including attending to students with minor illnesses

2.5 Assist students in need of minor first aid in accordance with school or centre procedures

3. Supervise students in conjunction with teacher

3.1 Undertake supervision of students according to teacher direction and school/centre policy and procedures

3.2 Supervise students that are out of the room according to teacher direction and school/centre policy and procedures

4. Deal with emergency situations

4.1 Contribute to planning for emergency and potential emergency situations

4.2 Recognise emergency and potential emergency situations promptly and take required actions within the scope of individual responsibility

4.3 Follow emergency procedures correctly in accordance with school/centre procedures

4.4 Seek assistance promptly from colleagues and/or other authorities where appropriate

4.5 Report details of emergency situations accurately in accordance with school/centre policy, including accurate completion of accident and incident report forms

5. Support the health and wellbeing of students

5.1 Identify health issues in the student community and their causes

5.2 Identify the impact that health issues have on student’s learning

5.3 Assist in the provision of health promotion programs

5.4 Ensure confidentiality of student health information

5.5 Use professional language when liaising with health professionals and families as required under the guidance of the teacher