CHCECE041 - Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children

Unit code: CHCECE041 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson
St Albans


The unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to monitor and maintain health and safety in the areas of individual health, hygiene, infectious disease, supervision, risk management, incident and emergency management. It includes the ability to contribute to the ongoing improvement of workplace health and safety policies and procedures.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
• examine existing service policies and procedures and support materials, and document how risks are addressed in each of the following areas:
• health safety and wellbeing
• incidents, injury, trauma and illness
• infection control
• medical conditions
• administration of medication
• emergencies and evacuations
• drop off and collection of children
• supervision
• develop a risk management plan for an excursion, according to service policies and procedures and legislative requirements.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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