TLIU0001 Develop Workplace Policy and Procedures for Environmental Sustainability - 2017

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Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Vocational Education, Training
  • Study load: 0.051 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: No
  • Duration: 13 weeks
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  • Availability for 2017: SP3
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 - Journal/Blog (Competency Only) , Assignment 2 - Work Based Project/Report (100%)

Unit provided by

2017 Fees
Domestic 565.00
International 815.00

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement a workplace sustainability policy, including the modification of the policy to suit changed circumstances. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may be applicable to this unit.

At the completion of this unit you will be able to:

  1. develop workplace sustainability policy
  2. communicate the policy
  3. implement the policy
  4. review policy implementation.
  • Assignment 1 — Journal/Blog (Competency Only)
  • Assignment 2 — Work Based Project/Report (100%)

There are no prerequisites for this unit.

  • Audio/Visual equipment — Students will require access to a computer with internet access. A webcam or laptop with a camera is recommended to fully participate in online sessions. All sessions are recorded in multiple formats for offline viewing or listening.
  • Other special requirement — Although not mandatory, students in this program will benefit from being able to undertake assessment tasks in the context of a relevant workplace (i.e their employer).

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

1Scope of sustainability policy is defined
2Stakeholders are identified and consulted as a key component of the policy development process
3Strategies for minimising resource use, reducing toxic material and hazardous chemical use, life cycle management and sustainability policy
4Recommendations are made for policy options based on likely effectiveness, timeframes and cost
5Policy developed reflects the organisation┬┐s commitment to sustainability as an integral part of business planning and as a business opportunity
6Appropriate methods of implementation are agreed
7The policy, including its expected outcome, is promoted to key stakeholders
8Those involved in implementing the policy are informed of outcomes expected and activities to be undertaken, and responsibilities are assigned
9Procedures to help implement the policy are developed and communicated
10Strategies for continuous improvement in resource efficiency for the transport industry are implemented
11Provision for staff training to incorporate resource efficiency procedures is made
12Record systems for tracking continuous improvements in sustainability approaches are established and responsibilities are assigned
13Outcomes are documented and feedback is provided to key personnel and stakeholders
14Success or otherwise of policy is investigated
15Records are monitored to identify trends that may require remedial action, and are used to promote continuous improvement of performance
16Policy and or procedures are modified as required to ensure improvements are made

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Blogs
  • Chat rooms
  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • E-Portfolios
  • Embedded Multimedia
  • Glossary
  • Online Quizzes/Tests
  • Online assignment submission
  • Podcasting/Lecture capture
  • Standard Media
  • Streaming Multimedia
  • Web links
  • Wikis

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

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