Course Title: Consider environmental issues in making engineering decisions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6093

Course Title: Consider environmental issues in making engineering decisions

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Engineering (TAFE)


Term2 2010

Course Contact: Tony Skinner - Team Leader

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4444

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency deals with the skills and knowledge required to apply environmental management principles and environmental legislative and regulatory requirements when undertaking engineering design and management activities.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

EDX010B Communicate and apply standard industry procedures and policies in an engineering design office

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EAX050B Consider environmental issues in making engineering decisions


1. Apply knowledge of methods used for monitoring the environment and the responsible authorities.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles to be considered for restoration and rehabilitation programs.
3. Analyse the ways in which an enterprise can respond to environmental issues.
4. Apply an environmental management process to a particular engineering enterprise.

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including in-class and home study exercises, written tests, practical problem-solving exercises and, where appropriate, group submissions. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.