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. This unit is based on the sustainability guideline standard GCSSUS01A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each competency unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of project and work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - report as required by procedures; - follow procedures and instructions and respond to change, and; - ask questions and seek clarifications relating to work requirements.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - have a basic understanding of sustainability; - know the environmental hazards/risks, resource use and inefficiencies associated with own workplace (at an appropriate level); - know the relevant environmental and resource efficiency systems and procedures for own work area, and; - know the impact of laws and regulations to a level relevant to the work context.

Where to next?

VU takes care to ensure the accuracy of this unit information, but reserves the right to change or withdraw courses offered at any time. Please check that unit information is current with the Student Contact Centre.