Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: EASC5067C

Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C2224 - Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocenginering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Kenneth Falzon
Teacher

School of Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences
RMIT University
Building 57, Level 5
115 Queensberry Street
Carlton South, VIC 3053
Phone 03 9925 4716

kenneth.falzon@rmit.edu.au
Appointments by email

Nominal Hours: 20

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

NIL

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements, including reducing the negative environmental impact of work practices.

It applies to individuals, working under supervision or guidance, who are required to follow workplace procedures and instructions, and work in an environmentally sustainable manner within scope of competency, authority and own level of responsibility.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Element:

1. Identify current resource use

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Identify workplace environmental and resource efficiency issues. 
1.2. Identify resources used in own work role.
1.3. Document and measure current usage of resources using appropriate techniques.
1.4. Record and file documentation measuring current usage, using technology (such as software systems) where applicable.
1.5. Identify and report workplace environmental hazards to appropriate personnel.

Element:

2. Comply with environmental regulations

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Follow workplace procedures to ensure compliance. 
2.2. Report breaches or potential breaches to appropriate personnel.

Element:

3. Seek opportunities to improve resource efficiency

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Follow organisational plans to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency.
3.2. Work as part of a team, where relevant, to identify possible areas for improvements to work practices in own work area.
3.3. Make suggestions for improvements to workplace practices in own work area.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

Students will participate in a variety of teaching methods including: lectures, tutorials,practicals, class discussion and work on assignment.


Teaching Schedule

Weekly schedule
1. Introduction to the course, assessment criteria
2. Workplace (Telecommunication Industry) environmental report.
3. Workplace (Telecommunication Industry) environmental report
4. Improving sustainability report
5. Identify current resource use in office area
6. Identify current resource use
7. Identify workplace (Telecommunication Industry) environmental
8. Identify workplace resource efficiency issues
9. Identify resources used in own work role
10. Identify resources used in own workplace role
11. Workplace (Telecommunication Industry) environmental report submission
12. Document and measure current usage of resources using appropriate techniques
13. Document and measure current usage of resources using appropriate techniques
14. Record and file documentation measuring current usage,
15. Using technology (such as software systems) where applicable
16. Software systems
17. Identify and report workplace
18. Telecommunication Industry environmental hazards
19. Reports to appropriate personnel
20. Comply with environmental regulations
21. Follow workplace procedures to ensure compliance
22. Report breaches
23. Potential breaches to appropriate personnel
24. Improving sustainability report submission
25. Seek opportunities to improve resource efficiency
26. Follow organisational plans
27. Telecommunication Industry) plans
28. Improve environmental practices
29. Plan resource efficiency
30. Workplace environmental and Improving sustainability report
31. Make suggestions for improvements to workplace
32. Improvements practices in own work area
33.Revision
34. Workplace environmental and Improving sustainability report handed in.
35. Environmental Ability Test
36. Resit

Student Directed Hours

* In this course, minimum student directed hours are 8 in addition to 12 scheduled teaching hours.
* Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, individual student-teacher course-related consultation, and oral presentation preparation.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Students will be able to access information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. List of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent 

Assessments

Assessment 1

 Assignment 1

Assessment 2

 Assignment 2

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

 Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/Performance CriteriaAssessment 1Assessment 2
         1.1xx
         1.2xx
         1.3xx
         1.4xx
         1.5xx
         2.1xx
         2.2xx
         3.1xx
         3.2xx
         3.3xx

 

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency.


Assessment Tasks

You are required to complete the following two assessment tasks:

Assessment 1: Practical Test
Assessment 2: Closed book Test


All assessment tasks need to be successfully completed to demonstrate competence.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:

CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not yet Competent
DNS Did not Submit


Assessment Matrix

Elements/Performance CriteriaAssessment 1Assessment 2
         1.1xx
         1.2xx
         1.3xx
         1.4xx
         1.5xx
         2.1xx
         2.2xx
         3.1xx
         3.2xx
         3.3xx

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
• Relevant
• Current 
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.


Study and Learning Support:

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:

- Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice 
- Maths and science developmental support and advice 
- English language development

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre  to find more information about Study and learning Support

Disability Liaison Unit:

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.

Please Refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability  to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit

Late Submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager. 
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.

If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:

Please refer http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration s to find more information about special consideration

Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the University.

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