Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2224 Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology

Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science


Term1 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements, including reducing the negative environmental impact of work practices.

It applies to individuals, working under supervision or guidance, who are required to follow workplace procedures and instructions, and work in an environmentally sustainable manner within scope of competency, authority and own level of responsibility.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


1. Identify current resource use   1.1 Identify workplace environmental and resource efficiency issues   1.2 Identify resources used in own work role   1.3 Document and measure current usage of resources using appropriate techniques   1.4 Record and file documentation measuring current usage, using technology (such as software systems) where applicable   1.5 Identify and report workplace environmental hazards to appropriate personnel


2. Comply with environmental regulations   2.1 Follow workplace procedures to ensure compliance   2.2 Report breaches or potential breaches to appropriate personnel

3. Seek opportunities to improve resource efficiency   3.1 Follow organisational plans to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency   3.2 Work as part of a team, where relevant, to identify possible areas for improvements to work practices in own work area   3.3 Make suggestions for improvements to workplace practices in own work area


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment 1Assignment 1
Assessment 2Assignment 2
Assessment 3Assignment 3

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

 Assessment Mapping Matrix 

Elements/Performance CriteriaAssessment 1Assessment 2Assessment 3


To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency.