TLIU5006A - Conduct Environmental Audits - 2016

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Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Vocational Education, Training
  • Study load: 0.049 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: No
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: VET FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP3
  • Assessment: Journal - Competency only , Report (100%)

Unit provided by

2016 Fees
Domestic 560.00
International 810.00

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to conduct an environmental audit in accordance with relevant environmental protection regulatory requirements and workplace procedures. This includes preparing for an environmental audit, scheduling an internal audit, conducting an environmental audit, documenting the findings and reporting on the environmental audit results. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements are applicable to this unit.

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

  1. prepare for environmental audit  
  2. schedule internal audit
  3. conduct environmental audit and document findings
  4. report environmental audit results.
  • Journal — Competency only
  • Report (100%)

There are no prerequisites for this unit.

  • Audio/Visual equipment — Including: Headset with Microphone
  • Broadband access — System requirement: Windows 7 / Vista / XP / MAC OS x 10.5 or 10.6

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.

1Relevant legislation, authority and enterprise requirements pertinent to the operations of the workplace are identified and followed
2Practices and facilities required to be audited are identified and implications of non-conformance established
3Technical and/or calibration requirements for audits are noted and , where necessary, appropriate support personnel are identified
4Work schedules are investigated to identify appropriate schedule for audit
5Audit timings are planned to ensure that relevant procedures are conducted within workplace agreed time intervals and timeframes
6Audit frequency is adjusted to ensure minimal disruption to the workplace
7Contact is made with appropriate personnel and appointments for the audit are made
8Operational procedures and assessment methods for the environmental audit are confirmed with affected personnel
9Observations and interviews are conducted with (any) required approved third party
10Documentation of observations and interview responses is completed
11Outcomes of the audit process are compared to workplace procedures
12Audit results are discussed with relevant personnel
13Reports of non-compliance are documented including options for environmental system improvements
14Reports are forwarded to appropriate personnel for action

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.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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