Identify wastes and hazards in the waste management industry

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 TLIU3015, 'Identify wastes and hazards in the waste management industry'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.


Identify waste


Waste characteristics are identified


Types of wastes are differentiated by waste stream or waste categories in accordance with state/territory regulatory requirements


Hazardous and dangerous waste, and non-conforming waste are detailed


Contaminants present in waste are noted


Further information on waste is obtained by questioning appropriate personnel to ensure correct identification in accordance with state/territory regulatory requirements


Identify hazards and assess risk


Potential hazards present in work environment are identified and recorded in accordance with workplace policies and state/territory regulatory requirements


Based on hazards identified, risks are assessed and reported in accordance with workplace policies and state/territory regulatory requirements


Supervisor and team members are accurately informed of job requirements, identified hazards and risk assessment


Safe work practices that prevent risk behaviour are outlined to supervisor in accordance with workplace policies and procedures


Implement and evaluate risk controls


Appropriate risk controls are discussed with supervisor and team members


Appropriate risk controls are implemented in accordance with workplace policies and procedures


Risk controls implemented are evaluated for effectiveness and modified as required in accordance with workplace policies and procedures


Implement emergency procedures


Emergency procedures are identified and confirmed with supervisor


Emergency procedures are practised with team members and implemented as required in accordance with workplace policies and procedures, and state/territory regulatory requirements