BSBSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    Unit code: BSBSUS401 | Study level: TAFE
    Footscray Nicholson
    St Albans


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively analyse the workplace in relation to environmentally sustainable work practices and to implement improvements and monitor their effectiveness.  It applies to individuals with responsibility for a specific area of work or who lead a work group or team and addresses the knowledge, processes and techniques necessary to implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices, including the development of processes and tools.


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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:

    • analyse information from a range of sources to identify current procedures, practices and compliance requirements in relation to environmental and resource sustainability;
    • consult and communicate with relevant stakeholders to seek input and encourage engagement with developing and implementing sustainability improvements, encourage feedback and suggestions and report on outcomes;
    • plan and organise work group activities to:
    • measure current resource usage;
    • solve problems and generate ideas for improvements;
    • evaluate and implement strategies to improve resource usage;
    • plan, implement and integrate improvements into operations;
    • meet environmental requirements;
    • apply continuous improvement approach to sustainability performance, and;
    • apply change management techniques to support sustainability performance.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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