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Unit of competency details

SFIEMS201 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to SFIEMS201B - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Minor amendments to elements and performance criteria for clarity. 20/Jun/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 21/Jun/2019


Training packages that include this unit

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.  21/Jun/2019 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with SFI Seafood Industry Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to participate in environmentally sustainable work practices in the seafood industry. It requires the ability to identify and measure current resource usage and efficiencies, report workplace environmental hazards, follow workplace plans and make suggestions for improvements.

The unit applies to individuals who work in the seafood industry and perform a range of routine and predictable activities requiring sustainable work practices.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, according to state/territory health and safety, food safety, biosecurity and environmental regulations, legislation and standards that apply to the workplace.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Unit Sector

Environmental Management Systems (EMS)

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

1.1 Identify workplace environmental and resource efficiency issues in the seafood industry

1.2 Identify resources used in own work role and consider potential for environmental improvement

1.3 Use relevant information to measure and record current usage of resources

1.4 Report workplace environmental hazards to relevant personnel

2. Comply with workplace environmental requirements

2.1 Follow workplace procedures to ensure compliance with relevant regulations

2.2 Report breaches or potential breaches to relevant personnel

3. Contribute to environmental improvements

3.1 Follow workplace environmental plans to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency

3.2 Make suggestions for improvements to workplace practices and resource efficiency

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential for performance in this unit of competency but are not explicit in the performance criteria.

Skill

Description

Reading

  • Recognises and interprets textual information in workplace information

Writing

  • Completes workplace documentation accurately

Numeracy

  • Calculates basic metric measurements to determine resource usage

Oral communication

  • Expresses ideas clearly and uses relevant language to report issues to others

Navigate the world of work

  • Understands and follows regulatory and compliance responsibilities related to own work

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

SFIEMS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

SFIEMS201B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Minor amendments to elements and performance criteria for clarity

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=e31d8c6b-1608-4d77-9f71-9ee749456273

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with SFI Seafood Industry Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

An individual demonstrating competency must satisfy all of the elements and performance criteria in this unit.

There must be evidence that the individual has identified, complied with, and contributed to the improvement of environmentally sustainable work practices in the context of their role on at least one occasion, including:

  • identifying existing or potential environmental and resource efficiency issues, hazards or compliance concerns
  • identifying at least two improvements to workplace practices and resource efficiency based on observing and following workplace procedures and measuring current usage of resources.

Knowledge Evidence

An individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge required to perform the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit. This includes knowledge of:

  • common environmental and resource hazards and risks associated with the seafood industry sector relevant to work area
  • procedures and processes relevant to work area that support environmental and resource efficiencies
  • environmental sustainability principles that apply to own work role
  • key features of environmental laws, regulations and standards and why they are relevant to the work context and seafood industry
  • workplace environmental plan and its application to own work role
  • legal and workplace requirements for reporting:
  • environmental and resource hazards and risks
  • environmental and resource efficiencies and inefficiencies.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of skills must take place under the following conditions:

  • physical conditions:
  • skills must be demonstrated in a seafood industry workplace or an environment that accurately represents workplace conditions
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • access to relevant workplace documentation
  • specifications:
  • relevant workplace procedures that include advice on environmental requirements and environmentally sustainable work practices.

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

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=e31d8c6b-1608-4d77-9f71-9ee749456273