Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2019

Course Code: EASC5069C

Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4389 - Certificate IV in Custom-Made Footwear

Course Contact: Tallal Khan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259118

Course Contact Email: tallal.khan@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 30

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

None

Course Description

This competency covers the outcomes required to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements including those reducing negative environmental impacts of work practices.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Element:

1. Identify current resource use and environmental issues

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Identify workplace environmental and resource efficiency issues 1.2 Identify resources used in own work role 1.3 Find out current usage of resources

Element:

2. Comply with environmental regulations

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Follow workplace procedures to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency 3.2 Make suggestions for improvements to environmental workplace practices and work plans

Element:

3. Seek opportunities to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Read and follow environmental policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state/territory and local government laws, by-laws, regulations and mandated codes of practice, and codes and standards that the organisation applies voluntarily 2.2 Ask questions and seek clarification relating to environmental work requirements 2.3 Identify incidents, including breaches or potential breaches of environmental regulations and occurrences outside of standard procedures, and report to appropriate personnel 2.4 Report environmental incidents using workplace forms and procedures


Learning Outcomes


In this course you will be required to develop and demonstrat the skills and and knowledge required to to follow procedures so as to work in an environmentally sustainable manner to ensure regulatory compliance and also aims at minimising environmental risks and maximises the environmental performance of the process and of an organisation.


Details of Learning Activities

In this cluster, you will be required to develop and demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to follow procedures so as to work in an environmentally sustainable manner to ensure regulatory compliance and also aims at minimising environmental risks and maximises the environmental performance of the process and of an organisation.

 


Teaching Schedule

While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.

This course addresses the following units and all these units are clustered for delivery but may assess separately.

EASC5069C -  Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MANU7382C - Participate in Product Engineering

 

Cluster Schedule:  Product Engineering & Sustainability                                               Semester 2: 2019

Week

Topic

Readings and Activities

Assessment

Week 1

Diary 

Spec / costing & Production sheets 

Workshop

Assessments assigned

  • Final shoe and Production Diary
  • Spec / costing & Production sheets 

Week 2

Investigate resources needed for Final shoeWorkshop 

Week 3

Investigate resources needed for Final shoeWorkshop 

Week 4

Workplace procedures and environmental practices.Workshop 

Week 5

Style development for Final shoeActivities: Mid semester check for Diary 

Week 6

Specifications, drawings and production sheetsActivities: Mid semester check for Spec / costing & Production sheets 

Week 7

Production techniques and machines in relation to production requirementsWorkshop 

Week 8

Calculate cost estimatesWorkshop 

 

Break

Break

Break

Week 9

Evaluate material and product structureWorkshop 

Week 10

Style development for Final shoeActivities: Mid semester check for Diary 

Week 11

Production planning records, reports and workplace procedures Activities: Mid semester check for Spec / costing & Production sheets 

Week 12

Needle & Thread relationshipWorkshop 

Week 13

Needle & Thread relationshipActivity / Assessment Assessment 2 Due: Needle Parts

Week 14

Estimate and document costs for Final shoeWorkshop 

Week 15

Estimate and document costs for Final shoeWorkshop 

Week 16

Submission

Submission: Diary & Spec pack

Assessment 1 Due: Diary

Assessment 3 Due: Spec / costing & Production sheets

 

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

The University Library has extensive resources. The Library has produced a number of subject guides that includes quality online and print resources for your studies. The Library provides guides and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarians.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the semester and will consist of both theory and practical based exercises, predominantly in class but some out of class research and information formatting is required as well. Feedback will be provided throughout the semester on all assessment tasks.

All assessment tasks must be completed before competency can be achieved. Tasks that have not be authenticated in class as the student’s own work will not be considered for assessment. Regular attendance is encouraged.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: https://www.rmit.edu.au/about/governance-and-management/governance/policies/assessment-policy


Assessment Tasks

Assessment 1 Due: Final shoe and Production Diary

Assessment 2 Due: Needle Parts

Assessment 3: Spec / costing & Production sheets


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates the alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency. These matrices are available through Program Administration (or Course Coordinator).

Other Information

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students

A student charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers. https://www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/supporting-learning-and-teaching/student-charter/

 

Attendance:

Your learning experience will involve class-based teaching, discussion, demonstration and practical exercises

It is strongly advised that you attend all timetabled sessions. This will allow you to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring you the maximum opportunity to complete this course successfully.

 

Student Progress:

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy designed to assist you in achieving your learning potential.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/acadprogress

 

Cover Sheet for Submissions:

You must complete and sign a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions. http://www.rmit.edu.au/staff/studentadmin/assessment/authorisation

 

Adjustments to Assessment (eg. applying for an extension of time):

If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment satisfactorily by the due date, you can choose to apply for an adjustment to your assessment. RMIT University offers a range of adjustments designed to support you in your studies, including an extension of time to complete the assessment.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/adjustment

 

Special consideration Policy:

If you wish to apply for special consideration, follow this link for the procedure.http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration

 

Penalties for late Submission of Assignments (F&T):

Late submission or presentation of assessable work without an approved extension will be penalised as follows:

Complete work submitted 1 to 7 days late will incur a penalty of 5% per day on your final mark

Partial or incomplete work submitted 1 to 7 days late will incur a penalty of 5% per day on your final mark for the entire assessable work

Work submitted after day 7 will be awarded an NN grade and 0% mark

Weekends and holiday periods are included in the calculation of the late penalty

Where a due date includes a specific time for submission or presentation, submissions after that time on the due date incur a 5% penalty.

 

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism:

RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy. http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity

 

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning:

Credit transfer is the recognition of previously completed formal learning (an officially accredited qualification).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that allows you to demonstrate competence using the skills you have gained through experience in the workplace, voluntary work, informal or formal training or other life experiences.

Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) RCC applies only if you have previously successfully demonstrated competence in a unit of competency, and now require to be reassessed to ensure that the competence is being maintained.

Please speak to your teacher if you wish to discuss applying for Credit Transfer, RPL, or RCC for the unit(s) of competency addressed in this course.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit

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