Manage environmental management system

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 PMASUP620B, 'Manage environmental management system'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage environmental management system' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Establish an environmental management system.

1.1. Select an appropriate Environmental Management System as a model for the enterprise/plant

1.2. Develop environmental management policies that reflect the organisation's commitment to environmental sustainability as an integral part of business planning and as a business opportunity

1.3. Establish strategies to encourage all stakeholders to meet high standards of environmental performance and support sustainable innovation and continuous improvement

1.4. Establish policies and procedures to incorporate and support triple bottom line principles

1.5. Establish policies/procedures which minimise environmental impacts

1.6. Check policies conform to current regulatory requirements

1.7. Address environmental management at the planning, design and evaluation stages to ensure that any changes in the workplace are identified for ongoing impact and opportunity.

2. Manage innovation and improvement.

2.1. Identify, evaluate and take into consideration changing trends and opportunities relevant to the organisation for ongoing improvement programs

2.2. Promote continuous improvement and sustainable innovation as an essential part of doing business and as a context for assessment and planning of environmental performance

2.3. Establish continuous improvement and innovation policies and procedures that include training and professional development to optimise the environmental performance of the organisation

2.4. Establish a system to analyse and communicate the costs and benefits of innovations and improvements and to measure, monitor and record environmental performance

2.5. Establish performance benchmarks and indicators and set targets to maximise continuous improvement.

3. Review environmental management system.

3.1. Develop processes to ensure that an integrated ongoing review is part of the organization policy and procedures

3.2. Promote improvement and sustainable innovation to organisational performance by ongoing evaluation and assessment, and changes to policies.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PMASUP620B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PMA60108 - Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology
  • MSS50111 - Diploma of Sustainable Operations