Apply proactive maintenance strategies to 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 MSS014005A, 'Apply proactive maintenance strategies to 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


Define sustainability issues for work area


Identify sustainability goals of enterprise as they relate to work area


Identify actual or possible sustainability issues in work area


Determine current maintenance strategy for work area


Identify changes to maintenance strategy which may improve sustainability outcomes


Consult with stakeholders with regard to sustainability issues and possible maintenance changes


Assess current maintenance practice for sustainability implications


Evaluate current maintenance procedures for plant/equipment sustainability implications


Discuss current maintenance practices with relevant stakeholders to determine any plant/equipment sustainability issues


Recommend changes to improve plant/equipment sustainability impact in accordance with procedures


Implement the sustainable maintenance strategy and practices for the work area


Arrange for changes to be incorporated into procedures and work plans


Identify training needs in liaison with relevant personnel


Assist personnel to develop required competencies within scope of authority


Collect data as required by own work plan


Develop required information and compare with performance indicators


Recommend sustainability improvements in accordance with procedures


Monitor implementation of improvements and recommend any further required changes

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSS014005A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSS40111 - Certificate IV in Sustainable Operations