Manually sort 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 CPPWMT3014, 'Manually sort 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.


Identify waste sorting requirements.


Work requirements are reviewed to identify client needs, waste categories and sorting site in consultation with relevant personnel.


Potential hazards and risks are identified and reported to relevant personnel according to organisational and compliance requirements.


Plant and equipment required for safe and efficient waste sorting is selected and operated according to organisational requirements and manufacturer specifications.


Sorting site is set up to ensure safe and effective waste sorting according to organisational and compliance requirements.


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


Sort and separate waste.


Hazardous and dangerous waste and non-conforming waste are identified and handled according to organisational and compliance requirements.


Waste is identified and sorted by waste categories and characteristics according to work requirements.


Sorted waste is separated and placed into correct waste category containers to prevent litter in surrounding area.


Waste containers are monitored frequently to ensure available storage capacity and secure waste containment.


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


Sorted waste is labelled and recorded according to organisational and compliance requirements.


Conduct quality control inspection.


Sorted waste is inspected to ensure quality control and compliance and problems are resolved or reported according to organisational requirements.


Quality control inspection details are documented according to organisational requirements.


Clean up area.


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


Plant and equipment are checked for good working order and stored, and problems are reported according to organisational requirements and manufacturer specifications.