BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others - Participant Assessment Booklet
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others - Participant Assessment Booklet
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
Participant – Assessment Booklet
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Assessment Cover Sheet
This cover sheet must accompany each separate assessment submission.
Agency (if applicable)
BSBWHS201 – Assessment Booklet
Units of competency
Contribute to health and safety of self and others
I/We have read and understood the details of the assessment.
I/We have been informed of the conditions of the assessment and the appeals process.
I/We agree to participate in this assessment.
I have made a photocopy or electronic copy of my assignment, which I can produce if the original is misplaced.
I/We certify that the attached is my/our own work.
Not yet competent
Comments/Feedback from assessor to student
Comments/Feedback from student to assesso
This cover sheet and all assessment documents are to be forwarded to the Course Coordinator, KPS & Associates Pty Ltd. Assessments can be submitted by either uploading to the KPS training management system; email to [email protected]
or via regular mail to:
KPS & Associates Pty Ltd
PO Box 4289, Gumdale QLD 4154
You should save this document to your desktop before commencing this assessment and keep a saved copy on your desktop.
1. Go to File / Save As
2. Select desktop and then hit save
Well done! Now that you have worked through course lessons and completed the self-assessment activities you should be ready to complete your formal assessment. Each unit of competency has a formal assessment relevant to the topic. For this unit, you will find:
1. A set of short-answer questions (compulsory for all students)
2. Case Study (compulsory for all students)
3. Safety Inspection (compulsory for all students)
4. Signage Interpretation (compulsory for all students)
5. Hazard report (compulsory for all students)
6. Injury report (compulsory for all students)
7. Workplace consultation (compulsory for all students)
Your assessment for this unit will comprise answering all short-answer questions scenarios and/or practical tasks and the case study.
You will find that word counts are given in some sections of the assignments. Please note that this is a guide only and is not restrictive – your goal should be to demonstrate your knowledge and skills for your assessor.
To gain recognition for this unit of competency you must demonstrate your ability to:
· Work safely
· Implement work safety requirements
· Participate in WHS consultative processes
Details of the knowledge, skills and performance criteria you are being assessed against can be found in the front section of the BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others learner guide.
Instructions to the learne
Read all the material in your learner guide before completing any of the assessment activities. Read all the questions for this unit of competency before attempting to answer them. Answer all the questions for this unit of competency. Keep in mind you are studying a nationally recognised unit of competency. Your answers must reflect a
oad factual, technical and some theoretical knowledge of the unit of competency. Read through the practical assessment and instructions and discuss these with your assessor before beginning the assessment. There may be specific requirements that you need to be aware of. Your skills must display a
oad range of cognitive, technical and communication skills to practical tasks identified in the unit of competency.
General Information online and blended students
You must complete all your own work without assistance from other persons: You can have access to your learner guides or other materials to assist answering the questions. The assessor will take steps/make a
angements to ensure candidates do not share their work and / or answers. The assessor will make a
angements to receive the completed assessment via email, USB, on-line, printed or similar.
General Information workplace students
For students undertaking on the job learning, the assessment will be conducted in the workplace. You may be required to complete a combination of scenarios, case studies, role plays and answer a series of questions based on the unit of competency you are undertaking. your assessor will record all details about the tasks you perform. as your assessor observes you completing tasks they will ask you questions. the assessor will record your answers. safety is critical, and the assessor will stop the assessment if safe working protocols are
eached. All tasks
ehaviours must be performed co
ectly and will be marked ‘Competent or ‘Not Yet Competent’. HELP: If you have difficulty understanding the tasks please ask your assessor for help. Your assessor will give you appropriate help needed to complete the assessment.
For students undertaking on the job learning, the assessment will be conducted in the workplace. You may be required to complete a combination of scenarios, case studies, role plays and answer a series of questions based on the unit of competency you are undertaking.
Prior to commencing the assessments, read each assessment task and the terms and conditions relating to the submission of your assessment task. Please consult with your traine
assessor if you are unsure of any questions. It is important that you understand and adhere to the terms and conditions, and address fully each assessment task. If any assessment task is not fully addressed, then your assessment task will be returned to you for resubmission. Your traine
assessor will remain available to support you throughout the assessment process.
Assessment can either be:
· direct observation
· product-based methods e.g. reports, role plays, work samples
· portfolios – annotated and validated
· third party evidence.
If submitting third party evidence, a third-party observation/demonstration document must be completed by the agreed third party. If you wish to submit third party evidence, please liaise with your assessor who will provide the appropriate third-party observation/demonstration document.
Third parties can be:
· team members
Third-party observation is to be used by the assessor to assist them in determining competency. The assessment activities in this workbook assess aspects of all the elements, performance criteria, skills and knowledge and performance requirements of the unit of competency. This assessment allows you to demonstrate your skills and knowledge against this unit of competency. To demonstrate competence in this unit you must undertake all activities in this workbook and have them deemed satisfactory by the assessor. If you do not answer some questions or perform certain tasks, and therefore you are deemed to be Not Yet Competent, your traine
assessor may ask you supplementary questions to determine your competence.
Once you have demonstrated the required level of performance, you will be deemed competent in this unit. Your assignments will be assessed to ensure that you display your ability to demonstrate cu
ent application of knowledge and skills as well as demonstrate all elements of competency and their performance criteria. As part of the assessment process, all learners must abide by any relevant assessment policies as provided during induction. If you feel you are not yet ready to be assessed or that this assessment is unfair, please contact your assessor to discuss your options. You have the right to formally appeal any outcome and, if you wish to do so, discuss this with your traine
Assessment tasks are used to measure your understanding and underpinning skills and knowledge of the overall unit of competency. When undertaking any written assessment tasks, please ensure that you address the following criteria:
· address each question including any sub-points
· demonstrate that you have researched the topic thoroughly
· cover the topic in a logical, structured manner
· your assessment tasks are well presented, well referenced and word processed
· your assessment tasks include your full legal name on each and every page.
It is a condition of enrolment that you actively participate in your studies. Active participation is completing all the assessment tasks on time.
Plagiarism is taking and using someone else's thoughts, writings or inventions and representing them as your own. Plagiarism is a serious act and may result in a learner’s exclusion from a course. When you have any doubts about including the work of other authors in your assessment, please consult your traine
The following list outlines some of the activities for which a learner can be accused of plagiarism:
· presenting any work by another individual as one's own unintentionally
· handing in assessments markedly similar to or copied from another learne
· presenting the work of another individual or group as their own work
· handing in assessments without the adequate acknowledgement of sources used, including assessments taken totally or in part from the internet.
If it is identified that you have plagiarised within your assessment, then a meeting will be organised to discuss this with you, and further action may be taken accordingly.
Collusion is the presentation by a learner of an assignment as their own that is, in fact, the result in whole or in part of unauthorised collaboration with another person or persons. Collusion involves the cooperation of two or more learners in plagiarism or other forms of academic misconduct and, as such, both parties are subject to disciplinary action. Collusion or copying from other learners is not permitted and will result in a “0” grade and NYC.
Assessments must be typed using document software such as (or similar to) MS Office. Handwritten assessments will not be accepted (unless, prior written confirmation is provided by the traine
assessor to confirm).
There are two outcomes of assessments: S = Satisfactory and NS = Not Satisfactory (requires more training and experience).
Once the learner has satisfactorily completed all the tasks for this module the learner will be awarded “Competent” (C) or “Not yet Competent” (NYC) for the relevant unit of competency.
If you are deemed “Not Yet Competent” you will be provided with feedback from your assessor and will be given another chance to resubmit your assessment task(s). If you are still deemed as “Not Yet Competent” you will be required to re-enrol in the unit of competency.
If we, at our sole discretion, determine that we require additional or alternative information/evidence in order to determine competency, you must provide us with such information/evidence, subject to privacy and confidentiality issues. We retain this right at any time, including after submission of your assessments.
We will treat anything, including information about your job, workplace, employer, with strict confidence, in accordance with the law. However, you are responsible for ensuring that you do not provide us with anything regarding any third party including your employer, colleagues and others, that they do not consent to the disclosure of. While we may ask you to provide information or details about aspects of your employer and workplace, you are responsible for obtaining necessary consents and ensuring that privacy rights and confidentiality obligations are not
eached by you in supplying us with such information.
Recognised prior learning
Candidates will be able to have their previous experience or expertise recognised on request.
Candidates with special needs should notify their traine
assessor to request any required adjustments as soon as possible. This will enable the traine
assessor to address the identified needs immediately.
What happens afterwards?
Complete the assessment sign off sheet with your assessor. All questions and tasks must be marked co
ect to be assessed as satisfactory. If the Assessor deems necessary, you may be asked clarifying questions and/or requested to perform an activity or component of an activity where the Assessor requires additional evidence of your competence. You will be offered an opportunity to discuss your performance prior to receiving feedback. You will be given the opportunity for feedback provided by the Assessor. You will be advised of any gap training and the re-sit process if required. When you have finished the assessment, the assessor will check your performance and answers and let you know if the outcome is “Competent” or “Not Yet Competent”.
Assessment appeals process
If you feel that you have been unfairly treated during your assessment, and you are not happy with your assessment and/or the outcome as a result of that treatment, you have the right to lodge an appeal. You must first discuss the issue with your traine
assessor. If you would like to proceed further with the request after discussions with your traine
assessor, you need to lodge your appeal to the course coordinator, in writing, outlining the reason(s) for the appeal.
Knowledge Assessment Item 1
Answer the following questions in the area provided. The box will expand when typed in.
Question 1: According to Work Health and Safety legislation in your jurisdiction, outline your understanding of the workplace health and safety responsibilities for the following people.
a. yourself and fellow workers
. persons conducting businesses or undertakings (PCBUs)
d. others in the workplace
Enter answer yourself and fellow workers here
WHS Responsibilities: - All workers including you and your fellow workers are entitled to work at place where risk to their health and safety are controlled under the Work Health and Safety laws. Safe work Australia is a national policy (Work health safety act 2011) making body whose role is to develop national polices relating to WHS and workers.
You have the right to connect with employer on subject to related to your health and safety at work and inform your employer about health and safety issues or concerns and you have right to suitable and sufficient toilets, washing facilities and drinking water, adequate first-aid facilities.
You must take care of your own health and safety and that of people who may be affected by what you do (or do not do). In addition to this you must Co-operate with others on health and safety, and not interfere with, or misuse, anything provided for your health, safety or welfare. You have right to paid time off work for training if you are a safety representative and can stop working and leave the area if you think you are in danger.
Enter answer PCBUs here
The WHS Act requires all PCBUs to ensure the health and safety of workers, include volunteers, contractors and contractors’ workers. PCBUs is responsible to care to any other people who may be put at risk from work ca
ied out by the business or undertaking. In addition to this, a self-employed person must ensure his or her own health and safety while at work.
PCBUs are responsible to providing and maintaining a work environment that is safe and without risks to health, including the entering and exiting of the work place and maintaining plant, structure and systems of work that are safe and do not pose health risks (e.g. providing effective guards on machines and regulating the pace and frequency of work). PCBUs ensur the safe uses, handling, storage and transport, structure and substances like toxic chemicals, dusts etc. and to providing adequate facilities for the welfare of workers at workplaces under their management and control (e.g. washrooms, lockers and dining areas).
Enter answer officers here
According to WHS Act 2011 section 74- As per Australian WHS law, provide or identify a person on work place to clearly identified how and whom a work safety issue should be reported. This representative or officer is responsible to check and monitor work safety issue and It is the duty of an officer...