Course Title: Manage the impact of change on own work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: EMPL5454C

Course Title: Manage the impact of change on own work

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C3221 - Certificate III in Textile Production

Course Contact : Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact

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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


Course Description

In a typical scenario, an employee in a competitive manufacturing organisation is required to positively participate in ongoing and continuous change in order for them to be implemented successfully. The employee will be expected to deal with these changes as part of a team and to give feedback from their own perspective.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

MCMC210A Manage the impact of change on own work


1. Examine the impact of change on own work practices

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Examine changes to workflow
1.2 Examine changes to equipment/process/physical environment
1.3 Examine changes to work relationship with team members and
other teams
1.4 Examine changes to data collection needs
1.5 Examine changed work for impacts on health, safety and
1.6 Examine changes to quality requirements
1.7 Identify any additional individual skill needs
1.8 Identify other areas requiring assistance


2. Implement change

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Review changes which may have adverse impact with team leader
2.2 Adopt changes to individual work practices
2.3 Seek assistance in gathering/processing data as required
2.4 Implement the data collection/processing and take actions on
resulting information in accordance with procedures
2.5 Seek assistance/training to meet needs caused by change


3. Implement continuous improvement

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Critically examine all changes
3.2 Identify impacts of change both up and down the immediate
value chain
3.3 Identify areas for improvement
Make recommendations for improvement in accordance with procedures

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will acquire the skills to examine the impact of change on own work practices, implement change and implement continuous improvement.

Details of Learning Activities

In general your training is contextualised according to the company’s production processes undertaken as a part of the trainees normal work duties.

Your tasks are selected for training and explanation of the task to be undertaken is given by the trainer and the correct procedure discussed. The task is demonstrated by the trainer and underpinning skills and knowledge are developed.

When the trainer is confident you are capable of undertaking the task safely you will then do the task. During this time your work will be monitored by the trainer and questioning and further instruction given.

You will also be given workplace based tasks and activities to complete and practice between visits. Any activities and work performed between visits are reviewed and further training is undertaken accordingly.

RMIT University learning resources are used to support your training.

Teaching Schedule

In general you will be taught by 5 means within a workplace training context as follows:

1. Introduction and overview of course. Basics of skills required and course content 2 hours
2. Use of learning resources and basic skills development 2 hours
3. Complete manuals 4 hours
4. Supervised skill development to competency 30 hours
5. Consolidation of skills and assessment 2 hours

You will practice skills and understanding as a part of your workplace duties between sessions. Activities and work performed between visits are reviewed in the following session and further training is undertaken accordingly.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be in the form of observation of your ability to examine the impact of change on own work practices, implement change and implement continuous improvement. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed by observation as you demonstrate the ability to examine the impact of change on own work practices, implement change and implement continuous improvement (you can check the performance criteria above for more details of these skills). You will be questioned for underpinning knowledge for all these operations.

Assessment Matrix

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