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Unit of competency details

AHCWRK209 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCWRK209A - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesThis unit is equivalent to AHCWRK209A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 26/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 27/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
FBP - Food, Beverage and PharmaceuticalFood, Beverage and Pharmaceutical 2.0-4.0 
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 1.0-4.0 

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120505 Work Practices Programmes 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120505 Work Practices Programmes 14/Oct/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to follow workplace procedures and instructions and to participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.

This unit applies to individuals who work under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil.

Unit Sector

Work (WRK)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Identify current resource use

1.1 Identify workplace environmental and resource efficiency issues

1.2 Identify resources used in own work role

1.3 Document and measure current usage of resources using appropriate techniques

1.4 Record and file documentation measuring current usage, using technology (such as software systems) where applicable

1.5 Identify and report workplace environmental hazards to supervisor

2. Comply with environmental regulations

2.1 Follow workplace procedures to ensure compliance

2.2 Report breaches or potential breaches to appropriate personnel

3. Seek opportunities to improve resource efficiency

3.1 Follow organisational plans to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency

3.2 Work as part of a team, where relevant, to identify possible areas for improvements to work practices in own work area

3.2 Make suggestions for improvements to workplace practices in own work area

Foundation Skills

Foundation Skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Unit Mapping Information

This unit is equivalent to AHCWRK209A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Performance Evidence

The candidate must be assessed on their ability to integrate and apply the performance requirements of this unit in a workplace setting. Performance must be demonstrated consistently over time and in a suitable range of contexts.

The candidate must provide evidence that they can:

  • identify workplace environmental and resource efficiency issues
  • identify and measure resources used in own work role
  • record measurements of current usage and filing documentation using appropriate technology
  • identify and report workplace environmental hazards to supervisor
  • follow workplace procedures to ensure compliance
  • report breaches or potential breaches to supervisor
  • follow organisational plans to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency
  • work as part of a team to identify possible areas for improvements
  • use industry standard terminology
  • apply work health and safety in the context of own work.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • environmental and resource hazards and risks
  • environmental or sustainability legislation, regulations and codes of practice applicable to own work role
  • work health and safety issues and requirements applicable to own role
  • organisational structure, and reporting channels and procedures
  • relevant environmental and resource efficiency systems and procedures
  • sustainability in the workplace
  • terms and conditions of employment including policies and procedures, such as daily tasks, employee and employer rights, equal opportunity.

Assessment Conditions

Assessors must satisfy current standards for RTOs.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72