Unit description

Explores the application of equal employment opportunity and workplace health and safety legislation to the workplace. Students gain a working knowledge of EEO and work health and safety principles, the practice of these laws in the workplace and their importance in creating a healthy, safe and non-discriminatory workplace culture.

Unit content

Topic 1 Safety and equality at work
Topic 2 Discrimination at work
Topic 3 Harassment, vilification and victimisation
Topic 4 Managing EEO in the workplace
Topic 5 Managing diversity in the workplace
Topic 6 Resolving complaints about workplace discrimination
Topic 7 Managing health and safety at work
Topic 8 Rehabilitation and workers compensation

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • Dunn, C, 2012, Planning Work Health & Safety, CCH Australia Limited, Australia. ISBN: 9781921948428.
  • Hor, J , 2012, Managing Workplace Behaviour – A best practice guide, CCH Australia Limited, Australia. ISBN: 9781921701917.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hrs (6 weeks)
Structured online learning 1 hr (12 weeks)
Assessment
Workplace assignment50%
Exam: open book50%

Lismore

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 3 hrs (6 weeks)
Structured online learning 1 hr (12 weeks)
Assessment
Workplace assignment50%
Exam: open book50%

Online

Teaching method
Workshop online 1.5 hrs (12 weeks)
Structured online learning 1 hr (12 weeks)
Assessment
Workplace assignment50%
Exam: open book50%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

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