Course Title: Improve sustainability through readily implementable change

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5420 Diploma of Logistics

Course Title: Improve sustainability through readily implementable change

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


525T Business & Enterprise

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2023

Course Contact: Jeremy Glover

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1485

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and implement changes to production or operation procedures to improve sustainability in an organisation or related value chain organisations. It applies to readily implementable changes and measuring the immediate impact of the changes on equipment or area of operation. The unit covers the identification and implementation of changes to operational procedures to improve sustainability. These changes can often be attempted without substantial prior analysis or planning.

This unit applies across organisations and the full extent of their value chains. It applies to individuals with work area responsibilities such as team leaders, maintenance staff, technicians and others who have some sustainability responsibility as part of their job.

No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must be applied.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSS014008 Improve sustainability through readily implementable change


1. Examine sustainability outcomes required

2. Examine operations for readily implementable changes to improve sustainability

3. Implement change

4. Review change

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.