Manage utilities and energy

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AMPMGT506, 'Manage utilities and energy'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage utilities and energy' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Identify enterprise utility and energy requirements and costs

1.1 Identify utility and energy requirements for all areas and operations of the enterprise in accordance with workplace, customer and regulatory requirements

1.2 Measure current utility and energy costs and identify impact on profitability

1.3 Determine enterprise's future utility or energy requirements in accordance with enterprise goals and directions

1.4 Include utility and energy requirements and costs in all forward planning

2. Monitor and control enterprise utility and energy use

2.1 Establish performance standards and indicators using agreed benchmarks and best practice methods

2.2 Develop team commitment to utility or energy management using consultative approaches

2.3 Develop systems for the accurate monitoring of utility and energy use and costs

2.4 Audit enterprise operations to assess use, misuse and waste of utilities and energy

2.5 Monitor enterprise performance and adjust or correct systems and operations

2.6 Prepare contingency plans for failure of utility or energy supply and service

2.7 Update workplace safety systems and procedures to include requirements for safe use of utilities or energy

3. Review performance and utility or energy costs

3.1 Identify, evaluate and recommend strategies and procedures for wastage minimisation and more efficient use of utilities and energy

3.2 Assess alternative utility or energy sources and services for availability, suitability, contribution to sustainability, efficiency of operations and effectiveness of costs

3.3 Recommend appropriate utility or energy services and negotiate utility or energy supply conditions and charges

3.4 Monitor and measure enterprise utility and energy performance

3.5 Analyse and report performance information, including team feedback, to stakeholders

3.6 Prepare and implement recommendations for further improvements