Course Title: Analyse and implement sustainable work practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5233 Diploma of Product Design

Course Title: Analyse and implement sustainable work practices

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 15

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.

Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4820

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Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required by artists and designers to develop, monitor and maintain economic, social, institutional and environmental work practices.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU010 Analyse and implement sustainable work practices


1.  Investigate and analyse current resource usage and workplace practices

2.  Develop, promote and implement environmental and resource efficiency plan and procedures

3.  Promote continuous improvement and innovative environmental work practices

4.  Monitor environmental and resource efficiency performance plan

Learning Outcomes

The application of this unit in the workplace sees an individual artist or designer analysing, planning for, improving and monitoring sustainable practices.

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit will be able to perform the outcomes described in the
Elements to the required level detailed in the Performance Criteria.