Establish and maintain environmentally sustainable creative practice

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 CUVPRP504A, 'Establish and maintain environmentally sustainable creative practice'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Establish and maintain environmentally sustainable creative practice' 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

1. Evaluate current practice for environmental sustainability

1.1 Assess the source of materials used in current practice, taking account of its origin and abundance

1.2 Investigate and evaluate resource usage and sustainability issues in current practice

1.3 Identify and evaluate relevant legislation, codes and national standards that impact on workplace sustainability to ensure compliance

1.4 Analyse existing and potential environmental risks and hazards in the workplace

2. Conserve resources in own practice

2.1 Use sustainable work practices across all areas of activity

2.2 Explore alternative sources of materials, including recycled products where possible

2.3 Maximise use of waste products from the creative process

2.4 Source and use sustainable materials in preference to materials in short supply

2.5 Monitor and measure own use of resources on an ongoing basis and make positive changes to own practice

3. Make sustainable design decisions

3.1 Evaluate choice and use of materials in design briefs, whether generated by self or others

3.2 Assess the impact of user needs and preferences on sustainable design options

3.3 Assess the environmental impact of intended production processes

3.4 Determine opportunities to enhance sustainability by asking pertinent questions

3.5 Positively influence the sustainability of the design process within the scope of own responsibility

3.6 Include explicit reference to sustainability issues in design and production documentation

4. Maintain currency of knowledge on sustainability issues and options

4.1 Maintain currency of specialised knowledge relevant to own area of expertise

4.2 Proactively identify sources of information and professional development for sustainability skills

4.3 Integrate current and emerging ideas into own practice