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Unit of competency details

BSBSUS511 - Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability 18/Oct/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 19/Oct/2020


Training packages that include this unit

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ICT - Information and Communications TechnologyInformation and Communications Technology 8.0 
CHC - Community ServicesCommunity Services 5.0-6.3 
AVI - Aviation Training PackageAviation Training Package 7.0-9.0 
SFI - Seafood IndustrySeafood Industry 2.0-2.1 
PPM - Pulp & Paper Manufacturing Industry Training PackagePulp & Paper Manufacturing Industry Training Package 3.0 
UET - Transmission, Distribution and Rail SectorTransmission, Distribution and Rail Sector 2.0 
FNS - Financial Services Training PackageFinancial Services Training Package 5.0-7.0 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 5.0-5.1 
LGA - Local GovernmentLocal Government 1.0 
SHB - Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training PackageHairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package 4.0 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 7.0-8.0 

Qualifications that include this unit

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CUA40220 - Certificate IV in Community CultureCertificate IV in Community CultureCurrent
FNS60920 - Advanced Diploma of ParaplanningAdvanced Diploma of ParaplanningCurrent
AVI50119 - Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Management)Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Management)Current
CUA50620 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts Industry WorkDiploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts Industry WorkCurrent
CUA60220 - Advanced Diploma of Live Production and Management ServicesAdvanced Diploma of Live Production and Management ServicesCurrent1-2 
CUA50420 - Diploma of Live Production and Technical ServicesDiploma of Live Production and Technical ServicesCurrent
CUA60420 - Advanced Diploma of Creative Product DevelopmentAdvanced Diploma of Creative Product DevelopmentCurrent
BSB40120 - Certificate IV in BusinessCertificate IV in BusinessCurrent
BSB51319 - Diploma of Work Health and SafetyDiploma of Work Health and SafetyCurrent
UET60221 - Advanced Diploma of ESI - Power SystemsAdvanced Diploma of ESI - Power SystemsCurrent
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Classifications

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ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080301 Business Management  

Classification history

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ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080301 Business Management  19/Oct/2020 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release  

Comments  

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 7.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement workplace sustainability policies and to modify the policy to suit changed circumstances.

The unit applies to individuals with managerial responsibilities who undertake work developing approaches to create, monitor and improve strategies and policies within workplaces. These individuals also engage with a range of relevant stakeholders and specialists.

'Sustainability' in this unit refers to a broad approach that focuses on the minimisation of an organisation’s social, economic and environmental impact, as well as proactive value creation in these areas.

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

Unit Sector

Business Competence – Sustainability

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. Prepare workplace sustainability policies

1.1 Establish scope and objectives of workplace sustainability policies

1.2 Gather information for development of sustainability policies

1.3 Analyse information and consultation insights

1.4 Develop and document sustainability policies according to organisational processes

1.5 Incorporate implementation and continuous improvement processes into sustainability policies

2. Implement workplace sustainability policies

2.1 Present workplace sustainability policies and implementation processes to key stakeholders

2.2 Identify and source resources required to implement sustainability policies

2.3 Support implementation of workplace sustainability policies

2.4 Track continuous improvements in sustainability approaches using recording systems

3. Review implementation of workplace sustainability policies

3.1 Document outcomes and provide feedback to key personnel and stakeholders

3.2 Identify trends requiring remedial action to promote continuous improvement of performance

3.3 Modify sustainability policies to incorporate improvements

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance but not explicit in the performance criteria.

Skill 

Description 

Numeracy

  • Interprets and uses mathematical equations to calculate numerical information relating to time durations and costs

Oral communication

  • Presents information and seeks advice using language appropriate to audience
  • Participates in discussions using listening and questioning to elicit the views of others and to clarify or confirm understanding

Reading

  • Identifies, analyses and evaluates complex textual information to determine legislative and regulatory requirements, trends and outcomes

Writing

  • Researches, plans and prepares documentation using format and language appropriate to context, organisational requirements and audience

Initiative and enterprise

  • Develops, monitors and modifies organisational policies and procedures according to legislative requirements and organisation goals

Teamwork

  • Selects and uses appropriate conventions and protocols when communicating with internal and external stakeholders to seek or share information
  • Plays a lead role in consulting and negotiating positive outcomes with a range of stakeholders

Planning and organising

  • Plans, organises and implements work activities of self and others that ensure compliance with organisational policies and procedures, and legislative requirements
  • Sequences and schedules complex activities, monitors implementation, and manages relevant communication
  • Uses systematic, analytical processes in relatively complex, situations, setting goals, gathering relevant information, and identifying and evaluating options against agreed criteria
  • Evaluates outcomes of decisions to identify opportunities for improvement

Unit Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release  

Comments  

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 7.0.

Performance Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including evidence of the ability to:

  • develop and implement workplace policies and procedures for sustainability on at least one occasion, including:
  • implementing sustainability policy and procedures into wider organisational policies and procedures
  • consulting and communicating with relevant stakeholders to generate engagement with sustainability policy development, implementation and continuous improvement.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including knowledge of:

  • Australian and international standards relating to corporate sustainability
  • environmental and sustainability legislation, regulations and codes of practice applicable to organisation
  • internal and external sources of information and their use in planning and developing organisational sustainability policies and procedures
  • elements required for the development of organisational sustainability policies and processes including:
  • agreed outcomes of the policy and procedures
  • policy timeframes and costs
  • performance indicators
  • activities to be undertaken
  • assigned responsibilities
  • record keeping, review and improvement processes
  • common sustainability issues with organisational systems and procedures
  • typical barriers to implementing policies and procedures in an organisation and possible strategies to address them.

Assessment Conditions

Skills in this unit must be demonstrated in a workplace or simulated environment where the conditions are typical of those in a working environment in this industry.

This includes access to:

  • corporate sustainability legislation, regulations, standards and codes
  • organisational documentation on sustainability and sustainable practices.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10