Implement environmentally sustainable work practices in the work area/work site

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 FPICOT3254A, 'Implement environmentally sustainable work practices in the work area/work site'.
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



1. Examine work site/work area in relation to environmentally sustainable work practices

1.1. Applicable occupational health and safety (OHS), environmental, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to implementing environmentally sustainable work practices in the work site/work area are identified and followed

1.2. Information on environmental and resource efficiency systems and procedures is sourced

1.3. Current resource usage is measured and documented

1.4. Current purchasing strategies are investigated and documented

1.5. Current work processes are examined to assist in identifying areas for improvement

2. Set targets for improvement

2.1. Input from stakeholders, appropriate personnelandspecialists is sought in providing solutions for work site/work area environmental issues

2.2. Alternative solutions to work site/work area environmental issues are considered and communicated to appropriate personnel

2.3. Environmental and resource efficiency targets are set

2.4. Environmental and resource efficiency improvement plan for work site/work area is developed

3. Implement environmental and resource efficiency improvement plan

3.1. Appropriate techniques and tools to assist in achieving efficiency targets are sourced

3.2. Environmental and resource efficiency improvement plan is integrated and implemented with other operational activities

3.3. Suggestions and ideas about environmental and resource efficiency management are sought from appropriate personnel and stakeholders, and acted upon where appropriate

4. Monitor performance

4.1. Outcomes to report on efficiency targets are documented and communicated to appropriate personnel and stakeholders

4.2. Targets and environmental and resource efficiency improvement plan are reviewed

4.3. New efficiency targets are set, and new tools and strategies applied where appropriate

4.4. Successful strategies are promoted and where possible, participants rewarded

Qualifications and Skillsets

FPICOT3254A appears in the following qualifications:

  • FPI30105 - Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management
  • FPI30205 - Certificate III in Harvesting and Haulage
  • FPI30505 - Certificate III in Timber Manufactured Products
  • FPI30405 - Certificate III in Wood Panel Products
  • FPI30305 - Certificate III in Sawmilling and Processing
  • FPI30605 - Certificate III in Timber Merchandising