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Unit of competency details

AHCWRK309 - Apply environmentally sustainable work practices (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHCWRK313A - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesThis unit is not equivalent to AHCWRK313A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices. No equivalent unit. 26/Jun/2016

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


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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 apply environmentally sustainable work practices.

This unit applies to individuals who work under broad direction and take responsibility for their own work including limited responsibility for the work of others.

Work routines meet organisational and compliance requirements for ethical handling and welfare of animals, environmental sustainability, work health and safety, and biosecurity appropriate to the work role.

No licencing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit 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 practices in relation to resource usage and sustainability

1.1 Identify current environmental regulations and associated procedures applying to the workplace

1.2 Identify environmental sustainability policy and procedures applicable to the workplace

1.3 Identify resource usage in the workplace using purchasing and other relevant data

1.4 Access information on impact of resource usage on environmental sustainability

1.5 Conduct a safety hazard analysis and risk assessment

2. Contribute to the review of workplace environmental sustainability practices

2.1 Collect information on environmental sustainability and resource efficiency systems relevant to the workplace

2.2 Review current practices and identify potential areas for improvement

2.3 Seek suggestions and ideas from stakeholders to improve the management of the environment and resource efficiency

2.4 Contribute to development of tools or resources to help make improvements in the workplace, using collected information

2.5 Communicate proposed improvements to management

3. Apply improvement strategies

3.1 Use appropriate techniques and tools to assist in achieving efficiencies and environmental targets

3.2 Apply life cycle management principles

3.3 Apply strategies to minimise waste and employ recycling, re-use or re-purposing where appropriate

3.4 Apply strategies to minimise environmental risks and impacts

4. Record and report on work practices

4.1 Use monitoring and evaluation tools and technology where available

4.2 Record incidents where sustainability policy and procedures have been breached

4.3 Record and report on progress against resource efficiency and environmental targets

4.4 Provide feedback to management on environmental sustainability review and improvement process

4.5 Promote organisational improvement strategies

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 not equivalent to AHCWRK313A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices. No equivalent unit.

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 current procedures and practices related to environmental regulations
  • identify current procedures and practices related to minimising impact of resource usage on environment
  • make contributions to the review of environmental sustainability procedures and practices through research and development of tools or techniques
  • use appropriate techniques and tools to assist in achieving resource efficiencies and environment targets
  • use communication skills to:
  • convey proposed improvements
  • provide feedback on improvement processes
  • promote organisational improvement strategies
  • apply life cycle management principles in strategies to improve resource usage, reduce waste, employ recycling, re-use, or re-purposing, and to minimise environmental risks and impacts
  • use tools and technology to monitor effectiveness of improvement strategies, and incidents that breach sustainability policy and procedures
  • record and report on progress against resource efficiency and environmental targets.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • basic environmental sustainability principles
  • environmental legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practices as may be relevant to industry sector and workplace
  • relevant internal and external sources of information that can be used to identify sustainability improvements
  • common environmental and energy efficiency issues within the industry
  • environmental hazards and risks associated with the relevant industry sector
  • organisation’s sustainability work policies and procedures
  • principles of resources efficiency and life cycle management
  • practices for disposal or recycling of waste associated with relevant industry sector
  • organisation’s recording and reporting systems.

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