Contribute to WHS processes

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 HLTWHS300A, 'Contribute to WHS processes'.
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

Plan and conduct work safely

1.1 Plan work in accordance with relevant WHS legislation, standards, codes of practice/compliance codes and guidance material

1.2 Identifyhazards as part of work planning and work process

1.3 Address identified hazards prior to starting work using judgement within defined scope of responsibilities

1.4 Report residual risk according to organisation procedures

1.5 Report incidents and injuries in line with organisation policies and procedures

1.6 Undertake WHS housekeeping in work area

1.7 Monitor own levels of stress and fatigue to ensure ability to work safely and sustainably

Support others in working safely

2.1 Share information on safe work practices and work procedures with others, including members of the work group where relevant

2.2 Check the WHS practices of less experienced members of the workgroup or other stakeholders in the work context

2.3 If appropriate provide guidance and coaching to less experienced members of the workgroup to support them in working safely

2.4 If appropriate support others accurately record incidents and complete associated workplace documentation according to organisation procedures

Contribute to WHS participative processes

3.1 Raise WHS issues in accordance with organisation procedures within appropriate timeframes

3.2 Contribute to workplace meetings, workplace inspections or other consultative activities

3.3 Provide assistance to workgroup members or other stakeholders to contribute to workplace safety

Contribute to hazard identification, WHS risk assessment and risk control activities

4.1 Report identified hazards and inadequacies in risk controls within appropriate timeframes

4.2 Check the workplace for hazards using itemised checklist(s) in accordance with work procedures

4.3 Contribute to risk assessments

4.4 Provide input to development and implementation of control measures, with reference to the hierarchy of risk control

Participate in the control of emergency situations

5.1 Identify emergency signals and alarms and respond to them appropriately

5.2 Take initial action to control/confine emergency according to organisation procedures, and taking account of the nature and scope of the emergency

5.3 Implement emergency response procedures within scope of training and competence

Qualifications and Skillsets

HLTWHS300A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC41308 - Certificate IV in Children's Contact Services Work
  • CHC30408 - Certificate III in Disability
  • CHC42608 - Certificate IV in Celebrancy
  • HLT43712 - Certificate IV in Optical Technology
  • CHC40312 - Certificate IV in Disability
  • CHC41112 - Certificate IV in Pastoral Care
  • CHC41712 - Certificate IV in Education Support
  • CHC42312 - Certificate IV in Mediation
  • CHC41212 - Certificate IV in Children's Services (Outside school hours care)
  • CHC42912 - Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work
  • CHC40212 - Certificate IV in Home and Community Care
  • CHC40912 - Certificate IV in Social Housing
  • CHC42412 - Certificate IV in Relationship Education
  • CHC41512 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Child Protection)
  • CHC41412 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (residential and out of home care)
  • CHC50612 - Diploma of Community Services Work
  • CHC42012 - Certificate IV in Employment Services
  • CHC51712 - Diploma of Counselling
  • CHC41812 - Certificate IV in Youth Work
  • CHC42812 - Certificate IV in Community Services (Development and or Humanitarian Assistance)
  • CHC30112 - Certificate III in Community Services Work
  • CHC42212 - Certificate IV in Telephone Counselling Skills
  • CHC41012 - Certificate IV in Community Services Advocacy
  • CHC52312 - Diploma of Community Services (Development and or Humanitarian Assistance)
  • CHC30812 - Certificate III in Education Support
  • CHC41612 - Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Family Support)
  • CHC42112 - Certificate IV in Career Development
  • CHC40512 - Certificate IV in Mental Health
  • CHC30512 - Certificate III in Social Housing
  • CHC30712 - Certificate III in Children's Services
  • CHC30912 - Certificate III in Employment Services
  • HLT43512 - Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing
  • HLT43812 - Certificate IV in Sterilisation Services
  • HLT40412 - Certificate IV in Health Supervision
  • HLT41712 - Certificate IV in Neurophysiology Technology
  • HLT41412 - Certificate IV in Cast Technology
  • HLT50112 - Diploma of Traditional Chinese Medicine Remedial Massage (An Mo Tui Na)
  • HLT42512 - Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
  • HLT60112 - Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine
  • HLT43012 - Certificate IV in Dental Assisting
  • HLT51112 - Diploma of Indigenous Environmental Health
  • HLT42112 - Certificate IV in Cardiac Technology
  • HLT32112 - Certificate III in Prosthetic-Orthotic Technology
  • HLT50512 - Diploma of Dental Technology
  • HLT31412 - Certificate III in Hospital-Health Services Pharmacy Support
  • HLT61012 - Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine
  • HLT41912 - Certificate IV in Sleep technology
  • HLT32212 - Certificate III in Population Health
  • HLT43312 - Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting
  • HLT41012 - Certificate IV in Health Care (Ambulance)
  • HLT50212 - Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies
  • HLT42712 - Certificate IV in Aromatherapy
  • HLT51712 - Diploma of Reflexology
  • HLT60712 - Advanced Diploma of Ayurveda
  • HLT41212 - Certificate IV in Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation
  • HLT60612 - Advanced Diploma of Homoeopathy
  • HLT32312 - Certificate III in Indigenous Environmental Health
  • HLT41312 - Certificate IV in Audiometric Assessment
  • HLT42812 - Certificate IV in Kinesiology
  • HLT43612 - Certificate IV in Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology
  • HLT52012 - Diploma of Practice Management
  • HLT51012 - Diploma of Population Health
  • HLT60512 - Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy
  • HLT50612 - Diploma of Paramedical Science (Anaesthesia)
  • HLT41512 - Certificate IV in Hyperbaric Technology
  • HLT42012 - Certificate IV in Operating Theatre Technical Support
  • HLT40312 - Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice
  • HLT31912 - Certificate III in Ambulance Communications (Call-taking)
  • HLT43112 - Certificate IV in Defence Health Care
  • HLT32012 - Certificate III in Mortuary Theatre Practice
  • HLT33212 - Certificate III in Aboriginal and-or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
  • HLT43212 - Certificate IV in Health Administration
  • HLT32612 - Certificate III in Pathology
  • HLT41112 - Certificate IV in Ambulance Communications
  • HLT51612 - Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 nursing)
  • HLT42612 - Certificate IV in Anaesthetic Technology
  • CHC41912 - Certificate IV in Youth Justice

And the skillsets: