Undertake simple environmental project activities

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 MSS024012A, 'Undertake simple environmental project activities'.
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


Review project documentation and requirements


Clarify details of project brief and plan with supervisor


Identify regulations, standards, codes and enterprise procedures that apply to project activities


Analyse the project plan to confirm outputs, timeframe, risks and controls, roles and responsibilities and stakeholder involvement


Confirm performance indicators, milestones, deliverables and available resources for assigned project activities


Plan and organise assigned activities


Locate and review background information for site/project


Prioritise project activities as directed


Break down project activities into small achievable components and efficient sequences


Identify and assemble required resources


Liaise with relevant personnel to organise site access and permits, as necessary


Review work plan in response to new information, changed circumstances or instructions from appropriate personnel


Update work plan and communicate changes to appropriate personnel, as necessary


Complete assigned activities


Cooperate with stakeholders and/or team members to achieve agreed outcomes, timelines and outcomes


Apply technical knowledge and skills to safely conduct assigned tasks in accordance with project requirements


Collect, verify and store project data in accordance with enterprise procedures


Seek assistance from relevant personnel when difficulties are beyond scope of technical competence or responsibility


Monitor and maintain project progress


Monitor and record completion of activities and progress towards milestones


Recognise problems and opportunities for improved work performance


Use agreed strategies to tackle challenges and solve problems


Identify and access appropriate sources of help, as necessary


Provide progress reports in accordance with project requirements


Finalise project activities


Provide project deliverables on time and at the required quality standard


Evaluate the project process and identify any issues and opportunities for continuous improvement


Prepare project reports containing the required information and using the agreed style, voice and format


Complete and store all project documentation


Brief supervisor about project process and outcomes

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSS024012A appears in the following qualifications:

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