Implement environmental management plans and procedures

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 MSS024002A, 'Implement environmental management plans and procedures'.
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 environmental management obligations


Identify legislative, regulatory and licensing requirements that apply to work activities


Access the enterprise’s environmental management plans that apply to specific sites and projects


Confirm scope of responsibility for achieving environmental outcomes for specific sites and projects


Confirm reporting requirements


Implement specified management plans and procedures


Review site history and environmental management issues, objectives and procedures that have been documented for specific sites and projects


Plan work, incorporating appropriate control measures, to minimise identified risks and achieve specified environmental outcomes


Undertake all work activities safely and in accordance with environmental requirements


Respond to potential/actual environmental issues and incidents


Recognise and assess environmental issues, risks, impacts and incidents arising during work activities


Identify the triggers/response procedures for complaints, cultural heritage finds and other environmental incidents


Apply established enterprise procedures for dealing with complaints, cultural/heritage finds and other environmental incidents


Record details of observations, assessments and any actions taken in accordance with enterprise procedures


Notify specified personnel in accordance with enterprise procedures


Report the application of environmental plans and procedures


Monitor the effectiveness of environmental controls relating to work activities


Complete environmental reporting requirements for specific sites and projects


Maintain relevant environmental management documentation


Identify and report opportunities for improving environmental procedures


Contribute to regular reviews of environmental management plans and procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSS024002A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSS40111 - Certificate IV in Sustainable Operations
  • MSS40211 - Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology
  • MSS50211 - Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology