Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

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
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 columns headings to check that all performance criteria have been covered.
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
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)

Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki format, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page.
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.
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AHCWRK209A, 'Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices'.
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



1. Identify current resource use

1.1. Identify workplace environmental and resource efficiency issues.

1.2. Identify resources used in own work role.

1.3. Document and measure current usage of resources using appropriate techniques.

1.4. Record and file documentation measuring current usage, using technology (such as software systems) where applicable.

1.5. Identify and report workplace environmental hazards to appropriate personnel.

2. Comply with environmental regulations

2.1. Follow workplace procedures to ensure compliance.

2.2. Report breaches or potential breaches to appropriate personnel.

3. Seek opportunities to improve resource efficiency

3.1. Follow organisational plans to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency.

3.2. Work as part of a team, where relevant, to identify possible areas for improvements to work practices in own work area.

3.3. Make suggestions for improvements to workplace practices in own work area.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCWRK209A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC20410 - Certificate II in Horticulture
  • AHC20710 - Certificate II in Production Nursery
  • AHC20610 - Certificate II in Parks and Gardens
  • AHC20210 - Certificate II in Poultry Production Operations
  • AHC21510 - Certificate II in Floriculture
  • AHC33311 - Certificate III in Feedlot Operations
  • AHC21010 - Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management
  • AHC21310 - Certificate II in Shearing
  • AHC20810 - Certificate II in Retail Nursery
  • AHC20910 - Certificate II in Sports Turf Management
  • AHC21110 - Certificate II in Irrigation
  • AHC20510 - Certificate II in Arboriculture
  • AHC21210 - Certificate II in Rural Operations
  • AHC21610 - Certificate II in Landscaping
  • AHC20310 - Certificate II in Production Horticulture
  • AHC20110 - Certificate II in Agriculture