Course Title: Consider environmental issues in making engineering decisions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6093 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Design

Course Title: Consider environmental issues in making engineering decisions

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency deals with the skills and knowledge required to apply environmental management principles an 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

Refer to elements

Overview of Assessment

Assessment are conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set out in the National Training Package. Students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together knowledge and skills. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment tasks detailed under the Assessment Task Section.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:

NYC (<50%) Not Yet Competent

CAG (50-59%) Competent - Pass

CC (60-69%) Competent - Credit

CDI (70-79%) Competent - Distinction

CHD (80-100%) Competent - High Distinction