Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3188 Certificate III in Engineering - Electrical/Electronic Trade

Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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.

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This competency covers the outcomes required to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements including those reducing negative environmental impacts of work practices.
This unit is based on the sustainability guideline standard GCSSUS01A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.
This competency applies to operators/team members who are required to follow procedures so as to work in an environmentally sustainable manner. This ensures regulatory compliance and also aims at minimising environmental risks and maximises the environmental performance of the process and the organisation.
It includes:
 Resources used
 Potential environmental hazards
 Improving environmental performance (within scope of competency and authority).
This competency applies to all sectors of the manufacturing industry and members of its value chain. It may also be applied to all sections of an organisation, including office, warehouse etc. This unit will need to be appropriately contextualised as it is applied across an organisation and across different industry sectors.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


Comply with environmental regulations.


Identify current resource use and environmental issues.


Seek opportunities to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency.


Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of
practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to
personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided
throughout the course.,