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Unit of competency details

MSMENV272 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MSAENV272B - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesSupersedes and is equivalent to MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 14/Dec/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 05/Dec/2018
(View details for release 1) 15/Dec/2015


Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
MST - Textiles, Clothing and FootwearTextiles, Clothing and Footwear 2.0-3.0 
MSS - SustainabilitySustainability 3.0 
MSM - Manufacturing Training PackageManufacturing Training Package 4.0-5.0 
MSL - Laboratory OperationsLaboratory Operations 3.0 
MSF - Furnishing Training PackageFurnishing Training Package 5.0 
MEM - Manufacturing and EngineeringManufacturing and Engineering 2.0 
MEA - Aeroskills Training PackageAeroskills Training Package 3.0-4.0 
FBP - Food, Beverage and PharmaceuticalFood, Beverage and Pharmaceutical 4.0 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleRelease
PMC60116 - Advanced Diploma of Manufactured Mineral ProductsAdvanced Diploma of Manufactured Mineral Products
PMC50116 - Diploma of Manufactured Mineral ProductsDiploma of Manufactured Mineral Products
PMC40116 - Certificate IV in Manufactured Mineral ProductsCertificate IV in Manufactured Mineral Products
PMC30116 - Certificate III in Manufactured Mineral ProductsCertificate III in Manufactured Mineral Products
PMC20116 - Certificate II in Manufactured Mineral ProductsCertificate II in Manufactured Mineral Products
PMB40116 - Certificate IV in Polymer TechnologyCertificate IV in Polymer Technology
PMB30116 - Certificate III in Polymer ProcessingCertificate III in Polymer Processing
PMB20116 - Certificate II in Polymer ProcessingCertificate II in Polymer Processing
PMA60116 - Advanced Diploma of Process Plant TechnologyAdvanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology
PMA50116 - Diploma of Process Plant TechnologyDiploma of Process Plant Technology
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Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 059999 Agriculture, Environmental And Related Studies, N.e.c.  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 059999 Agriculture, Environmental And Related Studies, N.e.c.  29/Apr/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 2. Equivalent. Minor edits for improved clarity. Range of conditions removed. Duplication between Performance Evidence and Performance Criteria removed. Assessment conditions updated.

Release 1. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with environmental regulations, identify environment issues and minimise the risks of negative impact on work and carry out improvements in own work area.

This unit applies to operators and team members who are required to follow procedures to work in an environmentally sustainable manner.

This unit applies to all sectors of the manufacturing industry and members of its value chain. It may also be applied to all sections of an organisation, including office and warehouse. This unit will need to be contextualised for the industry sector, organisation and section.

This unit applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.

No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must also be applied.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Unit Sector

HSE

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements 

Performance Criteria 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Identify current resource use and environmental issues

1.1 Identify workplace environmental and resource efficiency issues

1.2 Identify resources used in own work role

1.3 Confirm current usage of resources

2. Comply with environmental regulations

2.1 Read and follow environmental policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state/territory and local government laws, by-laws, regulations and mandated codes of practice, and codes and standards that the organisation applies voluntarily

2.2 Ask questions and seek clarification relating to environmental work requirements

2.3 Identify incidents, including breaches or potential breaches of environmental regulations and occurrences outside of standard procedures and report to appropriate personnel

2.4 Report environmental incidents using workplace forms and procedures

3. Seek opportunities to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency

3.1 Follow workplace procedures to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency

3.2 Make suggestions for improvements to environmental workplace practices and work plans

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance.

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

Unit Mapping Information

Release 2. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=d1287d36-dff4-4e9f-ad2c-9d6270054027

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 2. Equivalent. Minor edits for improved clarity. Range of conditions removed. Duplication between Performance Evidence and Performance Criteria removed. Assessment conditions updated.

Release 1. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.

Performance Evidence

There must be evidence the candidate has completed the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit, and:

  • followed environmental policies and identified potential breaches of environmental regulations and suggested improvements within the limit of own authority.

Knowledge Evidence

There must be evidence the candidate has knowledge of:

  • environmental sustainability issues relevant to organisation
  • resource use and impact of inefficiencies associated with own work role
  • environmental and resource efficiency policies and procedures for own work role
  • environmental regulations and guidelines and their impact on own work role
  • the environmental issues, hazards and risks associated with own work role

Assessment Conditions

Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions and contingencies. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

  • use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources, including:
  • environmental regulations, guidelines and procedures
  • workplace incident reporting procedures and forms.

Assessors must satisfy the NVR/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=d1287d36-dff4-4e9f-ad2c-9d6270054027