This unit (BSBSUS211) describes the skills and knowledge required to measure, support and find opportunities to improve the sustainability of work practices. The unit applies to individuals, working under supervision or guidance, who are required to follow workplace procedures and instructions. These individuals work in an environmentally sustainable manner within scope of competency, authority and own level of responsibility.

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Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including 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: *participate in at least three sustainable work practices. In the course of the above, the candidate must: *identify benefits of sustainable work practices and areas of improvement for sustainable practices in the workplace *identify and apply sustainability legislation and organisational sustainability policies and procedures *participate in and support discussions for improved resource efficiency processes *identify, measure and document usage of resources *collaborate with team members to develop suggestions for improving workplace sustainability practices. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: *environmental and resource hazards and risks *Australian and international standards for corporate social sustainability *sustainability regulations and codes of practice applicable to own role *organisational sustainability policies and procedures *reporting channels and procedures to report breaches and potential issues *advantages of sustainable practices in the workplace.

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