Develop and modify trade waste policies and plans

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 NWP529B, 'Develop and modify trade waste policies and plans'.
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



1Prepare and plan for trade waste management.

1.1 Identify and define relevant provisions of trade waste management legislation, standards and enterprise policies.

1.2 Document trade waste management policies, procedures and programs.

1.3 Identify significant wastewater quality parameters generated by major industries.

1.4 Consider information about known impacts, risk assessments and control procedures in preparing plans.

1.5 Define and explain responsibilities and accountabilities.

2Develop or modify trade waste management policies and plans.

2.1 Conduct community, enterprise and stakeholder consultation.

2.2 Address issues raised through consultation and incorporate them into the policy development, where appropriate.

2.3 Identify and explain trade waste management processes including treatment and disposal processes together with the required workplace procedures and relevant environmental factors.

2.4 Develop and modify contingency plans for major trade waste industries.

2.5 Include issues identified by reviews and audits into the management plan.

2.6 Prepare and present management policies and plans.

3Review and refine trade waste management policies and plans.

3.1 Review management policies against established objectives, policies and plans.

3.2 Review policies and plans through consultation, against prevailing stakeholder expectations.

3.3 Modify policies and plans to include identified and required changes.

3.4 Benchmark policies, management systems and plans with other water utilities.

3.5 Modify and implement policies and plans.

Qualifications and Skillsets

NWP529B appears in the following qualifications:

  • NWP50107 - Diploma of Water Operations