Apply legislative frameworks for WHS

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 BSBWHS601A, 'Apply legislative frameworks for WHS'.
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. Assist with providing appropriate advice about legal frameworks relevant to WHS

1.1 Ensure assistance provided is appropriate to own job responsibilities and functions

1.2 Understand own limits of skills, knowledge and competence when providing assistance

1.3 Identify situations where it is necessary to seek advice from or refer matters to legal advisors and others and seek or refer accordingly

2. Assist with determining legal frameworks relevant to WHS

2.1 Monitor currentWHS legislation and other legislation, related documentation and other sources relevant to the organisation and its operations

2.2 Identify changes, amendments and emerging issues in legislation relevant to the organisation

2.3 Assist with determining current and future legal requirements relevant to WHS in the workplace

2.4 Assist with identifying, confirming, reviewing and updating the duties, rights and obligations of individuals and parties as specified in legislation

2.5 Communicate changes, amendments and emerging issues in legislation to individuals and parties

2.6 Seek advice from legal advisors and other sources where necessary

3. Assist with providing advice on compliance with legal frameworks relevant to WHS

3.1 Assist with providing advice to individuals and parties about their compliance with legal duties, rights and obligations under WHS legislation and other legislation relevant to WHS

3.2 Assist with providing advice to individuals and parties about the functions and powers of WHS and other relevant regulators, and how they are exercised

4. Assist with evaluating and implementing measures to comply with legal frameworks relevant to WHS

4.1 Assist with assessing how the workplace complies with WHS and other relevant legislation

4.2 Assist with identifying the training needs of individuals and parties about duties, rights and obligations

4.3 Assist with developing, delivering and evaluating training to meet identified training needs and any legal requirements for training

4.4 Assist with developing, implementing and evaluating changes to workplace procedures, activities, processes, policies and systems that will achieve compliance

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBWHS601A appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB60612 - Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety
  • UEG60114 - Advanced Diploma of Gas Supply Industry Operations