List the assessment methods to be used and the context and resources required for assessment. Copy and paste the relevant sections from the evidence guide below and then re-write these in plain English.
Elements describe the essential outcomes.
Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.
Review resource recovery needs.
Waste stream audit is conducted according to organisational requirements.
Material source, disposal frequency, transportation method and manner in which loads are delivered for disposal are assessed to identify resource recovery needs.
Assess feasibility of resource recovery operation.
Material recovery, storage, transport and sales processes are identified according to organisational andcompliance requirements.
Market research is undertaken to assess demand for recovered resources and current market values.
Potential recovery facilities and stakeholder commitment to resource recovery strategy are identified in consultation with stakeholders.
Develop resource recovery strategy.
Goals and targets to divert waste stream components are established based on audit and feasibility assessment outcomes.
Opportunities and risks are identified in consultation with stakeholders according to organisational and compliance requirements.
Strategy for resource recovery is developed according to organisational and compliance requirements.
Identify operational requirements.
Site requirements are assessed to identify operational requirements.
Budgets are developed for plant, equipment and materials according to organisational requirements.
Human resource and service requirements to support strategy are identified according to organisational requirements.
Product marketing strategies are developed according to organisational requirements.
Finalise resource recovery planning.
Resource development and implementation strategies are identified according to organisational and compliance requirements.
Goals and targets are incorporated into resource recovery planning according to organisational requirements.
Measures and methods to monitor resource recovery outcomes are identified and incorporated into resource recovery planning.
Resource recovery strategy is completed in consultation with stakeholders according to organisational requirements.
A person demonstrating competency in this unit must satisfy the requirements of the elements, performance criteria, foundation skills and range of conditions of this unit.
The person must also plan two resource recovery operations.
For each operation, the person must:
identify resource recovery needs of the organisation, including:
auditing waste streams
considering issues related to material source, disposal frequency, method of transportation, and manner in which loads are delivered for disposal
conduct a feasibility study to assess the financial viability of a resource recovery operation, considering:
material, storage, transport, and sales processes
market demand for recovered material
available potential recovery facilities
level of stakeholder commitment to resource recovery strategy
formulate and document a resource recovery strategy in consultation with stakeholders that incorporates:
goals and targets to divert components of the waste stream
measures to ensure compliance with legislation, codes and organisational requirements
site requirements to meet the resource recovery strategy, including infrastructure, zoning, environmental aspects and energy efficient systems
budgets for plant, equipment and materials
human resource and service requirements, including education and customer service as required
product marketing, development and implementation strategies
measures and methods to be used to monitor outcomes.
A person demonstrating competency in this unit must demonstrate knowledge of:
environmental issues relating to:
energy efficiency systems
lifecycle of products: reduce, reuse and recycle
hazards and risks associated with resource recovery operations
organisational policies and procedures and regulatory and legal requirements relating to resource recovery operations
service requirements for resource recovery, including:
waste management options
waste management hierarchy
material recovery opportunities and market availability
planning and related approval processes
resource recovery infrastructure needs
waste audit techniques
waste assessment techniques
The following must be present and available to learners during assessment activities:
computer and suitable software, as specified by organisational requirements
relationships with team members and supervisor:
working in a team
relationships with client:
stakeholder consultation required.
as specified by organisational requirements.
As a minimum, assessors must satisfy the assessor requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) current at the time of assessment.