Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability

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 CPPCMN4001, 'Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

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.


Identify scope of sustainability policy.


Company’s commitment to sustainability and sustainability objectives is identified and confirmed in consultation with required personnel.


Existing internal policies and procedures are identified and reviewed for relevance and impact on sustainability policy.


Impact of requirements of environmental and sustainability legislation, standards and codes of practice is reviewed to inform practices and policy development.


Relevant stakeholders are identified and consulted as a key component of policy development process.


Develop sustainability policy.


Strategies are developed and documented for minimising resource use and reducing toxic material and hazardous chemical use at all stages of work.


Recommendations are made for policy options and benchmark indicators based on likely effectiveness, timeframes and cost.


Policy is developed that reflects organisational commitment to sustainability.


Communicate policy.


Policy and its expected outcomes are promoted to key stakeholders.


Those involved in implementing policy are informed of expected outcomes, activities to be undertaken, and assigned responsibilities.


Develop sustainability procedures.


Procedures to help implement policy are developed and documented, and communicated to required personnel.


Staff coaching and training on sustainability expectations are conducted or arranged as required.


Mechanisms for tracking resource usage and wastage are established and monitored.


Opportunities for continuous improvement in resource efficiency are identified and actioned.


Review sustainability policy.


Processes, including timeline for reviewing policy implementation, are documented and required personnel are briefed on roles and responsibilities.


Data on resource usage and waste minimisation efforts over specified timeframes is collated, analysed and documented.


Records are monitored to identify trends that may require remedial action, and used to promote continuous improvement of performance.


Sustainability outcomes are reported according to company requirements.


Policy and procedures are modified as required to ensure improvements are made.