Carry out OHS requirements

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 CPCPCM2023A, 'Carry out OHS requirements'.
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



1. Participate in workplace induction.

1.1. Workplace induction is received.

1.2. Location of emergency equipment is identified.

1.3. Current workplace emergency and evacuation procedures are identified.

1.4. Identify safe working conditions with employer

1.5. Identify employee and employer rights and responsibilities regarding safe working conditions.

2. Assess risks.

2.1. Hazards in the work area are identified, assessed and reported to designated personnel.

2.2. OHS issues and risks in the work area are identified, assessed and reported to designated personnel.

2.3. Safe work practices, procedures and instructions are followed.

2.4. OHS, hazard, accident or incident reports are completed according to workplace procedures and statutory and regulatory authorities and legislation.

3. Plan and prepare for safe work practices.

3.1. Quality assurance requirements of company operations and safe work practices are recognised and adhered to.

3.2. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected, correctly fitted and used in accordance with the requirements of the job.

3.3. Tools and equipment are selected consistent with safe work practice requirements, checked for serviceability, and any faults are reported to supervisor.

3.4. Required barricades, hoardings and signage are determined and erected at job location.

3.5. Material safety data sheets (MSDS) are identified and applied.

3.6. Sustainability principles and concepts are applied to work preparation and application.

4. Use safe work practices to carry out work.

4.1. Work is carried out safely and according to state or territory statutory requirements and company policy.

4.2. Safety hazards and common workplace accidents and incidents are identified in the course of work and reported in accordance with policy.

4.3. Industry, site and personal safety rights and responsibilities are applied.

4.4. Firefighting equipment is selected and used according to type of fire and correct operating procedures..

4.5. Current site emergency and first aid procedures are followed.

5. Maintain safety of self and others.

5.1. Safety signs, identified in terms of colour and shape, symbols and alarms, are adhered to.

5.2. Hazardous chemicals and materials are identified, handled and stored, maintaining the safety to self, others and the environment.

5.3. Incidents are reported according to legislative requirements and workplace procedures.

5.4. Common causes of accidents in the industry are identified and prevention measures implemented in line with site induction.

5.5. Site area is maintained to prevent incidents and accidents and protect self and others.

6. Use electricity safely.

6.1. Safest supply and route for electrical supply are determined.

6.2. Leads are supported and placed in accordance with regulations.

6.3. Power board visual check is conducted.

6.4. Leads and equipment are checked for tags and visual damage.

6.5. Electrical hazards are identified and reported.

7. Apply emergency response.

7.1. Emergencies are identified.

7.2. Emergency response is provided in accordance with company procedures and requirements.

7.3. Details of actions taken are reported in accordance with company procedures and requirements using appropriate communications.

8. Clean up work site area.

8.1. Work area is cleared and materials disposed of, reused or recycled according to legislation, regulations, codes of practice and job specifications.

8.2. Tools and equipment are cleaned, checked, maintained and stored according to manufacturer recommendations and standard work practices.

8.3. Information is accessed and documentation completed according to company requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPCPCM2023A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC20711 - Certificate II in Drainage
  • CPC20911 - Certificate II in Urban Irrigation
  • CPC32411 - Certificate III in Plumbing
  • CPC20811 - Certificate II in Metal Roofing and Cladding
  • CPC32511 - Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services)
  • CPC32811 - Certificate III in Fire Protection
  • CPC32711 - Certificate III in Gas Fitting
  • CPC30811 - Certificate III in Roof Tiling
  • CPC32611 - Certificate III in Roof Plumbing