Contribute to the health, safety and wellbeing of students
This unit is an accredited training resource consistent with the Nationally Recognised Training requirements for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and is ideal for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) in Australia. It consists of Learning Resource Material (instructional theory), an Assessment Workbook, and information about assessment mapping to the Performance Criteria, Knowledge Evidence, and Performance Evidence requirements of this accredited unit.
Our CHCEDS059 training product is available for purchase as a hardcopy (printed) book in both Learner Guide and Trainer/Assessor Guide variants. This unit is available for enrolment and online training/assessment via Catapult LMS (Learning Management System). NOTE: If you are a training provider, please do your own validation, in accordance with your Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS).
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Unit information about the CHCEDS059 training material in this resource
CHCEDS059 information from training.gov.au.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement work health and safety policies and procedures to support the health, safety and wellbeing of students in an educational environment.
The unit applies to education support workers who operate under the guidance and supervision of a teacher or other educational professional. They work mainly with students in classroom settings in primary and secondary schools, as defined by State/Territory legislation.
Unit mapping information
CHCEDS017 Contribute to the health and safety of students
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements
The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.
Unit sector or competency field
Education Support: Children’s Education and Care
Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units
Skills must be demonstrated in the workplace:
provision of health safety and wellbeing information to students must be directly observed by the assessor on at least one occasion
remaining performance evidence may be collected through authenticated third-party reports
observation and third-party reports must be supplemented by other forms of evidence
Interactions with students must be supervised by a teacher or other educational professional.
Skills related to responding to emergencies must be demonstrated through simulated activities and scenarios.
Simulated assessment environments must simulate the real-life working environment where the skills and knowledge within this unit would be utilised, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that working environment.
Assessment must ensure access to:
work health and safety regulations
organisational policies and procedures for work health and safety
templates for reporting work health and safety issues and incidents
first aid kit
students in a school
colleagues for guidance and collaboration.
Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations requirements for assessors.