Course Title: Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4397 Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques

Course Title: Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EASC5068C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2019

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EASC5068C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2020 (All)

Course Contact: Amber Mitton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5083

Course Contact Email: amber.mitton@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to effectively analyse the workplace in relation to environmentally sustainable work practices, and to implement improvements and monitor their effectiveness.
This unit of competency applies to those who have responsibility for a specific area of work or who lead a work group or team. It addresses the knowledge, processes and techniques necessary to implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices, including the development of processes and tools. It includes identifying areas for improvement, developing plans to make improvements, and implementing and monitoring improvements in environmental performance.
This unit of competency applies to all sectors of the manufacturing industry and members of its value chain. It may also be applied to all sections of an organisation, including office and warehouse.
This unit will need to be appropriately contextualised as it is applied across an organisation and across different industry sectors. This unit of competency applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team/work group and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate. 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSMENV472 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Elements:

1. Investigate current practices in relation to resource usage

2. Set targets for improvements

3. Implement performance improvement strategies

4. Monitor performance


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will include case studies, quizzes, group project & presentation