Develop required sustainability reports

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 MSS015005A, 'Develop required sustainability reports'.
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


Determine requirements of sustainability report


Establish purpose of report


Determine compliance requirements of report


Identify any commercial requirements which may be impacted by these requirements


Determine benefits which may be obtained from report for the organisation


Locate data sources and processes needed to generate required information


Identify sources of data currently available within the organisation


Identify external sources of data required


Identify any data gaps and develop strategies for obtaining required data


Obtain necessary authority to access external data sources, as required


Negotiate with relevant stakeholders to obtain necessary data which is not currently available


Develop templates, protocols and procedures needed for report


Develop data collection and information reporting templates and procedures


Implement systems and procedures for obtaining required information from collected data


Develop templates and protocols for required report sections and appendices


Ensure other report contributors have the required competencies and resources to draft their input


Agree on timelines for preparation of report components


Compile required report


Monitor the development of report components


Take appropriate action to ensure timely completion of components to requirements


Assemble components into report


Complete report


Review and adjust completed report, as required

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSS015005A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSS40111 - Certificate IV in Sustainable Operations
  • MSS70211 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management
  • MSS50111 - Diploma of Sustainable Operations