Identify and segregate waste

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 CPPWMT3005, 'Identify and segregate waste'.
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.


Plan waste identification and segregation.


Waste management plan including waste collectionrequirements are reviewed to identify client requirements and segregation categories.


Hazards and risks are identified and managed or reported according to organisational and compliance requirements.


Relevant personnel are informed of work requirements, hazards and risks according to organisational requirements.


Segregation equipment is selected, obtained and operated according to work and organisational requirements.


Segregation containers are set up to ensure safe and effective waste segregation according to organisational and compliance requirements.


Personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected, checked and used according to work, organisational and compliance requirements.


Carry out waste identification and segregation activities.


Waste is identified and hazardous and dangerous waste and non-conforming waste handled according to organisational and compliance requirements.


Waste is segregated into categories according to waste characteristics and work requirements.


Sorted waste is placed into correct waste category container to prevent litter in surrounding area and to avoid cross-contamination.


Waste containers are frequently monitored to ensure adequate available storage capacity and secure waste containment according to organisational requirements.


Full waste containers are emptied and promptly replaced to minimise disruption to production according to work, organisational and compliance requirements.


Segregated waste is labelled according to organisational and compliance requirements.


Conduct quality control inspection of waste.


Segregated waste is inspected to ensure quality compliance and problems are reported according to organisational requirements.


Quality control inspection details are documented according to organisational requirements.


Carry out clean-up activities.


Sorting site and equipment are cleaned to ensure safe and effective future operation according to organisational requirements.


PPE is cleaned, checked and stored, and damaged or faulty equipment is reported according to organisational requirements.