Course Title: Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: OHTH5801C

Course Title: Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5320 - Diploma of Surveying

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

             

Surveying Program Manager: Thierry Demathieu
Ph: 9925 8359
Email: thierry.demathieu@rmit.edu.au

Teacher: Stephen Falzon
Ph: 9925 0194
Email: stepjhenjoseph.falzon@rmit.edu.au


 

Nominal Hours: 40

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 of competency specifies the outcomes required to analyse the workplace effectively in relation to environmentally sustainable work practices, and to then implement improvements and monitor their effectiveness.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CPPCMN4002B Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Element:

1. Investigate current practices in relation to resource use.

Element:

2. Set targets for improvements.

Element:

3. Implement performance improvement strategies.

Element:

4. Monitor performance


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities.
You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.


Teaching Schedule

This unit of competency could be assessed by observing at least two instances of implementation and monitoring of integrated environment and resource efficiency management policies and procedures in an organisation.
Evidence of the following is essential:

• analyse external benchmarks
• apply improved approaches to resource use in own work area
• effect outcomes from environmental and resource efficiency improvement plans
• explain reasons for the choice of particular benchmarks. 
 

Delivery Schedule

Title Plan …………………………………………………………………………………………
Original Plan ………………………………………………………………………
Plan of Subdivision – Face sheet template ……………………………………
Plan of Subdivision – Plan sheet template ……………………………………
Plan of Subdivision 1 …………………………………………….........................
Plan of Subdivision 2 ……………………………………………............................
Plan of Subdivision 3 ……………………………………………............................
Plan of Subdivision 4 ……………………………………………............................
Plan of Survey ………………………………………………………………………
Abstract of Field Records – Template ……………………………………………..
Abstract of Field Records 1 ……………………………………………………………..
Abstract of Field Records 2 ……………………………………………………………..
Application Survey Plan …………………………………………………………………..
Record of having re-established a parcel – Template ………………………
Record of having re-established a parcel - Plan 1 ……………………………
Record of having re-established a parcel - Plan 2 ……………………………
Town Planning Application Plan ……………………………………………………..
Building Set out - Plan 1 ………………………………………………………………….
Building Set out - Plan 2 ………………………………………………………………….
Field Sketch ……………………………………………………………………………………


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through the Learning Hub and may be provided with additional materials in class. Lists of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. You will also use equipment and software packages in the laboratory for the project work. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.
 


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. 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. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment

Weight %

Assessment 1

Drafting Test 1

30

Assessment 2

Drafting Test 2

30

Assessment 3

Portfolio – Semester class& field activities

40

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/ Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

1.1

X

 

 

1.2

X

 

 

1.3

X

 

 

1.4

X

 

 

1.5

X

 

 

1.6

 

X

X

2.1

X

 

 

2.2

 

X

X

2.3

X

 

 

2.4

X

X

 

3.1

 

X

 

3.2

 

X

 

3.3

 

X

 

3.4

 

X

 

3.5

 

X

X

4.1

X

 

X

4.2

 

X

X

4.3

X

 

X

4.4

 

X

X

4.5

X

 

X

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment Tasks

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


Assessment                                                                   Weight
Task 1 Drafting Test 1 Plan of Subdivision                30%      Due Week 8
Task 2 Drafting Test 2 Abstract of Fieldnotes            30%      Due Week 17           
Task 3 Portfolio – Semester class& field activities    40%      Due Week 18 

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.

Graded Assessment
You will need to obtain Satisfactory (S) in all assessment tasks before grading can occur.
Marks from assessments will count towards a final grade only if the individual assessment result is satisfactory (S)


Assessment Matrix

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element / Performance Criteria CoveredTask 1Task 2Task 3
1.1X  
1.2X  
1.3X  
1.4X  
1.5X  
1.6  X
2.1X  
2.2X X
2.3X  
2.4 X 
3.1 X 
3.2 X 
3.3 X 
3.4 X 
3.5 XX

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 to 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 to 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 seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete 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 two 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 seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two 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 to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration 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.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:
All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.



 

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