Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6162 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (Civil Engineering Design)

Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

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.

Important Information:

This is a cluster course with EMPL5873C (MEM22002A) (Manage Self in the Engineering Environment)


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2019,
Term2 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term2 2020

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to effectively find out current resource use and carry out improvements, in own work area, including those that reduce the negative environmental impacts of work practices.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisite Unit - Nil

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


2. Comply with environmental regulations

3. Seek opportunities to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency

1. Identify current resource use and environmental issues.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course, you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment 1: SWMS Assessment

Assessment 2: Group Assignment-Sustainable Buildings

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix 


Elements/Performance CriteriaSWMS AssessmentGroup Assignment- Sustainable Buildings
1.1  x
1.2x x
1.3x x
2.1  x
2.2 x x
2.3 x