This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply environmentally sustainable procedures in the energy sector.
It includes identifying and applying sustainable methods of work practice that minimise energy and material usage and to apply energy reduction strategies in the energy sector workplace.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, incl the setting of 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:
*applying relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental requirements
*applying sustainable energy principles and work practice in daily work activities
*completing relevant workplace documentation
*coordinating work with others
*identifying and obtaining materials required for work
*identifying environmental risks and resource efficiency issues
*dealing with unplanned events in accordance with workplace procedures in a manner that minimises risk to personnel, equipment and environment
*demonstrating the application of environmental and sustainable procedures in the energy sector, including:
*undertaking an energy assessment
*selecting energy efficient methods and components
*reviewing environmentally and sustainable procedures and documenting suggestions for improvements to relevant person/s
*obtaining approval from appropriate personnel before any contingencies are implemented.
The qualified trainer and assessor will advise students of class notes, reading materials produced by VU Polytechnic and further support via VU Polytechnic e-learning system and/or in person.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):