Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5213

Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EASC5049C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Lucy Adam

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 59421

Course Contact Email: lucy.adam@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to effectively measure current resource use and to carry out improvements including reducing the negative environmental impact of work practices.This unit requires the ability to access industry information, and applicable legislative and occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elements:

1. Identify current resource use and environmental issues.

2. Comply with environmental regulations.

3. Seek opportunities to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency.


Learning Outcomes

Competency includes sufficient knowledge to:

• have a basic understanding of sustainability
• know the environmental hazards/risks, resource use and inefficiencies associated with own workplace (at an appropriate level)
• know the relevant environmental and resource efficiency systems and procedures for own work area
• know the impact of laws and regulations to a level relevant to the work context
 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards.

Feedback will be provided throughout the course.