Learning Outcomes

By doing this nationally recognised course, you’ll learn how to:

  • Follow organisational health and safety procedures
  • Incorporate safe work practices into all workplace activities
  • Follow safety directions of supervisors, managers and workplace safety warning signs
  • Use personal protective equipment and clothing
  • Promptly report unsafe work practices
  • Identify and remove hazards from the immediate workplace area and report hazards, as they arise
  • Recognise emergency and potential emergency situations
  • Follow organisational security and emergency procedures
  • Seek assistance from colleagues or authorities
  • Complete emergency incident reports
  • Participate in work health and safety management practices
  • Actively participate in the work health and safety consultation process
  • Report work health and safety issues and concerns as they arise

Course Overview

Topic 1: Workplace responsibilities and duty of care
    • Section 1: Employer responsibilities
    • Section 2: Worker responsibilities
    • Section 3: Workers duty to follow employer’s reasonable instructions
    • Section 4: Workplace hazards and safe work practices
    • Section 5: Reporting workplace hazards
    • Section 6: Personal protective equipment
    • Section 7: Ramifications of failing to observe health and safety legislation
Topic 2: Emergency procedures
    • Section 1: Recognising workplace emergency situations
    • Section 2: Emergency response plan
    • Section 3: Following workplace emergency procedures
    • Section 4: Organisational security management
    • Section 5: Incident reports
Topic 3: Participation in workplace health and safety management practices
    • Section 1: Participation in workplace health and safety training
    • Section 2: Workplace consultation
Unit of Competency:

SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices

More Information

Important note: A Third Party Report must be submitted once the course is finished. It will be used, along with the in-course assessments, to deem competence for this Unit of Competency.

The Third Party Report should be completed by a supervisor, employer or someone with appropriate experience in the hospitality industry who directly observes and comments on your use of safe work practices and your skills and knowledge while performing a range of tasks in a hospitality setting, such as a hotel, restaurant, bar, kitchen or retail outlet.

The course is not complete until the Third Party Report has been submitted and shows the participant is competent for the Unit. The Third Party Report must be submitted within 12 months of course enrolment; submission does not ensure competence.

Assurance Audits:

AVELING conducts assurance audits of participants completing Nationally Recognised eLearning courses to verify identification and ensure the participant did the course themselves.

Participants doing Nationally Recognised eLearning courses must be subjected to AVELING’s assurance audit process within 12 months of course enrolment and successfully pass the assurance audit to complete the course and receive certification. If this does not occur, they may have to redo the course.

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At a Glance

Course Cost

$77 (GST free)


  • Online Component - 1 Hour
  • Online Assessments - 12 months to complete
  • Delivery


    Intended for

    Anyone who works in the hospitality industry


    A Statement of Attainment will be issued for the Unit of Competency SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices after being deemed competent having successfully:

    1. Completed all relevant online components
    2. Completed all assessments

    Assessments must be submitted within 12 months from the date of enrolment into the online training.

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