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 CPPCMN4001B, '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


Develop workplace sustainability policy.


Scope of sustainability policy is defined.


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


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


Strategies for minimising resource use, reducing toxic material and hazardous chemical use, and employing life cycle management approaches at all stages of work are included in policy.


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


Policy that reflects organisational commitment to sustainability as an integral part of business planning and as a business opportunity is developed.


Methods of implementation are agreed.


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.


Implement policy.


Procedures to help implement policy are developed and communicated.


Strategies for continuous improvement in resource efficiency are implemented.


Recording systems for tracking continuous improvements in sustainability approachesare established and responsibilities assigned.


Review policy implementation.


Policy outcomes are documented and feedback provided to key personnel and stakeholders.


Success or otherwise of policy is investigated.


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


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