Manage environmental management systems

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 UEPOPS528A, 'Manage environmental management systems'.
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




Plan for management of the environmental management strategies


The purpose of the strategy is identified and, where necessary, clarified with relevant people and organisations


Potential activities/operations that may impact on the environment are identified and investigated to ensure that minimisation strategies can be developed


Management strategies are developed, selected and prioritised for implementation in order to provide the most effective resolution of issues/problems


Achievable timelines, schedules and targets are established which enable strategy objectives to be met


Financial resources, personnel, and physical facilities and equipment are determined and procured to achieve the strategy outcomes


Manage environmental management stratégies


Environmental strategies/requirements are documented, assessed and evaluated to prevent repetition of risk


Results and recommendations relating to environmental requirements are documented and confirmed with the appropriate personnel and in accordance with enterprise plan and procedures


Others involved in, or affected by, the strategy are consulted in order to facilitate acceptance of the strategy implementation process


Environmental strategy/requirements are promoted with the knowledge and cooperation of others involved in, or affected by, the implementation


Monitor environmental management strategies


Regular data is collected to provide accurate measures of performance


Statistically valid comparisons are made between objectives and performance to establish if objectives have been met


Feedback from other personnel is evaluated in order to determine if changes to strategies are required


Changes to implemented strategy are recommended as required by the enterprise plan or procedures