Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

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 PPMSUS510, 'Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability'.
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. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.

1. Develop workplace sustainability policy and procedures

1.1. Follow work order, productivity requirements, workplace health and safety (WHS) requirements, environmental sustainability and standard operating procedures (SOP) to develop policy.

1.2. Define scope of sustainability policy.

1.3. Identify and consult stakeholders as a key component of the policy and procedures development process.

1.4. Consider strategies for minimising resource use, reducing toxic material and hazardous chemical use and the employment of life cycle management approaches at all stages of work.

1.5. Make recommendations for policy options based on costs and benefits, likely effectiveness and timeframes.

1.6. Develop policy that reflects the organisation's commitment to sustainability as an integral part of the business planning and as a business opportunity.

1.7. Develop appropriate methods of implementation.

1.8. Conduct stakeholder consultation on the draft policy and procedures and document and consider feedback.

1.9. Develop final policies and procedures and circulate to stakeholders.

2. Seek endorsement of the policy and procedures from relevant decision makers

2.1. Identify relevant decision makers and decision making forums relevant to sustainability policies and procedures.

2.2. Develop accompanying submission, including stakeholder consultations for approval.

2.3. Present policy, procedures and related documentation, including the supporting submission and communications plan, for approval.

2.4. Make alterations to documents as required.

3. Communicate workplace sustainability policy

3.1. Inform personnel implementing the policy, in line with the communications plan.

3.2. Communicate workplace sustainability policy and procedures, in line with the endorsed communications plan.

4. Implement workplace sustainability policy

4.1. Monitor and record policy outcomes to determine their effectiveness and identify trends that may require remedial action.

4.2. Implement strategies for continuous improvement in resource efficiency.

5. Review workplace sustainability policy implementation

5.1. Review policy outcomes and provide feedback, to appropriate personnel and stakeholders.

5.2. Investigate success or otherwise of the policy.

5.3. Consult stakeholders.

5.4. Modify policy and procedures, as required and seek approval for modifications, to facilitate improvements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PPMSUS510 appears in the following qualifications:

  • PPM50116 - Diploma of Pulp and Paper Process Management