Conduct a sustainability related transport audit

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 MSS015013A, 'Conduct a sustainability related transport audit'.
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


Identify all transport used


Define boundaries of value chain or part of value chain to be analysed


Identify all transport to a site


Identify all transport within a site


Identify all transport from a site


Analyse transport requirements


Identify current specifications for required transport


Identify transport that is not essential to product or process as defined from the perspective of a customer


Identify transport arrangements used which are inefficient


Determine transport required to increase utility


Determine total cost of transport


Calculate direct financial cost of transport


Determine emissions from transport


Calculate working capital costs of transport


Calculate cost impost of transport which does not meet requirements


Calculate costs of transport which does not increase utility


Develop strategies for reducing the use of the resource/material


Rank transport by total costs


Rank unnecessary transport by total costs


Develop strategies to reduce total transport costs


Prepare a recommendation for a resource use reduction strategy


Consult with key stakeholders


Identify strategies required to meet regulatory or similar requirements


Rank strategies by benefit/cost ratio


Short-list preferred transport improvement strategies


Prepare recommendations for improving transport

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSS015013A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSS50111 - Diploma of Sustainable Operations