Follow safe work practices for direct client care
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 HLTWHS002 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 HLTWHS002 training material in this resource
HLTWHS002 information from training.gov.au.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for a worker to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others in work environments that involve caring directly for clients. It has a focus on maintaining safety of the worker, the people being supported and other community members.
This unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, in both centre-based and home-based service provision.
Unit mapping information
This unit supersedes CHCWHS312A Follow WHS safety procedures for direct client care.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
The Foundation Skills described those required skills (language, literacy and numeracy) that are essential to performance.
Reading—in order to accurately read and interpret workplace safety policies and procedures including safety signs, dangerous goods classifications and safety instructions.
The remaining foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit.
Unit sector or competency field
Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units
Skills must be demonstrated in the workplace or in an environment that provides realistic in-depth industry validated scenarios and simulations to assess candidates’ skills and knowledge.
In addition, assessment must ensure use of:
current workplace policies and procedures for WHS
PPE relevant to the workplace and job role of the worker
Assessors must satisfy the NVR/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.