Carry out waste 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 PRMWM02B, 'Carry out waste 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



1 Prepare for audit

1.1 Review audit plan to determine job requirements

1.2 Obtain the equipmentrequired to conduct the audit plan

1.3 Identify and follow details relating to access to site and site requirements in accordance with job requirements

1.4 Assess audit site for hazards and advise appropriate personnel according to audit plan

1.5 Set up audit site to ensure safe and accurate data collection in accordance with audit plan, site requirements and relevant legislation

1.6 Pre-check appropriate personal protective equipment for operability

1.7 Utilise appropriate personal protective equipment in accordance with job requirements, manufacturers' specifications, company requirements, OHS and other relevant legislation

1.8 Identify and manage potential job requirementrisks and hazards in accordance with company requirements, OHS and other relevant legislation

2 Conduct audit

2.1 Conduct waste audit in accordance with audit plan, OHS and other relevant legislation

2.2 Isolate waste stream to allow accurate audit in accordance with waste audit plan requirements

2.3 Identify, sort, measure and record waste accurately to ensure validity of data collection

2.4 Identify unanticipated waste and include in data collection

2.5 At completion of audit, remove waste, pack equipment and restore site to previous condition in accordance with audit plan and company requirements

2.6 Issue and collect audit material such as waste management survey from designated persons in accordance with waste audit requirements

3 Document audit findings

3.1 Collect, compile and tabulate audit data and provide to relevant personnel

3.2 Document all waste audit activity details in accordance with audit plan and company requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

PRMWM02B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PRM20504 - Certificate II in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management)
  • PRM20509 - Certificate II in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management)
  • MSS40211 - Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology
  • MSS50211 - Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology