Comply with environmental policies and procedures in the utilities 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 UEGNSG133A, 'Comply with environmental policies and procedures in the utilities 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




Prepare to comply with environmental policies and procedures


Work instructions and WHS/OHS measures for the site are identified, obtained and understood.


Relevant requirements and established procedures for the work are discussed with relevant persons to establish and confirm the work schedule.


Environmental aspects are identified and associated potential or actual environmental impacts are evaluated. Significant impacts are prioritised.

Note: Environmental aspects include: Air, Land, Water, Waste, Flora (Vegetation), Fauna, Heritage, Resource Use, Community.


Environmental sustainability principles are considered before works commence including purchasing/using environmentally beneficial equipment and materials, waste disposal considerations, precautionary approach.


Environmental legislation, environmental policies and procedures and WHS/OHS requirements to be followed for the work to be performed are received and confirmed


Suggestions to assist with complying with environmental policies and procedures are made to others involved in the work.


Environmental and WHS hazards are identified, risks assessed and control measures are prioritised, implemented and monitored per environmental policies and procedures.


Resources including environmental compliance equipment required for the job are identified, obtained and checked for correct operation and safety.


Schedule of work including practices for working safely is confirmed in accordance with established procedures


Client issues are referred to appropriate persons in accordance with industry and community standards


Comply with environmental policies and procedures


WHS/OHS risk control measures, policies and procedures for carrying out the work are followed


Environmental requirements for the work are implemented, reviewed and control measures recommended for inclusion in the work process


Appropriate materials, tools and equipment are selected and used correctly and safely.


Any environmental incidents and potential problems are immediately reported to appropriate persons and dealt with in accordance with established procedures and legislative requirements.


Operational knowledge for compliance with environmental policies and procedures is confirmed to ensure completion in an agreed timeframe and to quality standards with a minimum of waste according to requirements and established procedures


Compliance with environmental policies and procedures is carried out in an agreed timeframe, to a quality standard and with a minimum of waste in accordance with given instructions and established procedures


Procedures for referring non-routine (accidents and incidents) events to the immediate authorised persons for directions are followed.


Routine quality checks of the work are carried out in accordance with work instructions


Complete work and relevant documentation


WHS/OHS risk control work completion measures and procedures are followed.


Work site is tidied and made safe.


Tools, equipment, vehicles and plant and any surplus resources and materials are cleaned, checked and securely stored.


Appropriate persons are notified of the completion of the work in accordance with established procedures


All waste is disposed of in accordance with procedures and reports completed as required


Relevant environmental completion records, report forms/data sheets are completed accurately in accordance with established procedures