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.
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
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
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||explain, apply and evaluate the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and work health and safety and explain their importance in the workplace||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|2||recognise discriminatory behaviours in the workplace;||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|3||apply accurately and evaluate the legal principles related to discrimination and Equal Opportunity, as enacted in Federal laws in legislation and case law;||Creativity||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||recognise health and safety risks at work;||Creativity||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|5||apply accurately and evaluate the legal principles related to work health and safety and workers compensation, as enacted in NSW laws in legislation and case law.||Creativity||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
- 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.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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