Course Title: Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6158 Advanced Diploma of Textile Design and Development

Course Title: Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

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.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2018

Course Contact: Deborah Wills-Ives

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9233

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to analyse the workplace in relation to environmentally sustainable work practices and to implement improvements and monitor their effectiveness. This will include considering the way sustainable work practices can be applied throughout the development of knit, weave and/or print related textile production and processes.

This course consists of 2 Units of Competency that are clustered together for delivery and assessment. The other Unit of Competency in this clustered course is:

  • MSTGN6003 Research and evaluate processes and products

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSMENV472 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices


1 Investigate current practices in relation to resource usage 

2 Set targets for improvements 

3 Implement performance improvement strategies 

4 Monitor performance 

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. You will have considered your workplace and/or creative production environment and identified sustainable processes and practices that impact the environment, and identified ways in which to implement and monitor improvements.  

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include three assessment tasks. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on My RMIT.

Course and assessment requirements and information will be made available to you in the first session and specific details will be explained to you during scheduled classes.
This course comprises of both practical and theory components. You will be expected to attend and participate in class activities.
As well as class activities you will be required to undertake research outside of regular class times.

After determining competence on assessment tasks, a grade will be applied that reflects your level of performance.