Manage environmental impacts of meat processing operations

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 AMPMGT508, 'Manage environmental impacts of meat processing operations'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Manage environmental impacts of meat processing operations' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Determine environment management strategy requirements

1.1 Ascertain enterprise's ethical, community and legal obligations relating to environmental management

1.2 Examine enterprise operations to identify potential environmental impacts

1.3 Analyse competitive and economic advantages and disadvantages of environmental management strategies

2. Develop enterprise commitment to environmental management

2.1 Obtain management commitment and formulate enterprise environmental management policy

2.2 Include agreed upon environmental management strategies in enterprise planning, operating systems and review processes

2.3 Develop consultative processes to resolve environmental issues and problems

2.4 Incorporate environmental management roles and responsibilities into job functions, position descriptions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

2.5 Develop and implement communication and training strategies to inform and support stakeholder commitment

3. Prepare environmental management strategy

3.1 Identify enterprise requirements for expert assistance and advice

3.2 Identify and evaluate environmental risks

3.3 Determine requirements of environmental management systems

3.4 Evaluate alternative environmental management strategies and systems for efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability, in accordance with enterprise requirements and regulatory compliance

3.5 Identify opportunities to minimise environmental impact and maximise commercial value of waste or waste treatment by-products

3.6 Calculate resource requirements and include them in enterprise planning processes

3.7 Develop performance criteria for environmental management

4. Implement and monitor environmental management strategies and systems

4.1 Negotiate licences, permits, schedules and agreements to address regulatory requirements

4.2 Communicate environment and waste management policies and responsibilities to stakeholders

4.3 Select, develop, implement and integrate environmental and waste management systems into operational systems

4.4 Develop monitoring, reporting and validation procedures

4.5 Prepare corrective action strategies and contingency plans

4.6 Establish verification procedures

4.7 Investigate causes of non-compliance and develop control measures

4.8 Review systems to reflect changes in technology, regulations and operational performance

5. Review environmental management policies, strategies and systems

5.1 Establish continuous review and improvement processes, including consultation with stakeholders

5.2 Assess and analyse performance information against specified criteria and standards to identify areas for improvement

5.3 Analyse and include conclusions and recommendations in enterprise planning and improvement processes

6. Manage community relations

6.1 Prepare environmental impact statements to address community, environmental and public health concerns and regulatory requirements

6.2 Conduct interactions with environmental authorities and agencies openly, positively and ethically

6.3 Identify and utilise opportunities to promote enterprise as good corporate citizen in relation to environmental management

6.4 Maintain, analyse and report to stakeholders details of enterprise measurement and logging of environmental impacts

6.5 Deal with community complaints promptly, openly and courteously