Certificate III in Waste Management


 

CPP30711 Certificate III in Waste Management

Course Overview

Course Description
This qualification applies to individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context using some discretion, judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may be responsible for operational waste management activities, under supervision, supporting a team.

Course requirements
This course requires a total of 17 units with 5 core unit and 12 elective units to be completed.

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Qualification
On successfully completion of this course you will receive a Nationally Recognised Qualification in CPP30711 Certificate III in Waste Management

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Course Units

Core Units

CPPCMN3001B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to participate in environmentally sustainable work practices. The unit requires the ability to identify current resource usage in the workplace and contribute to ensuring compliance with legislative requirements. It also requires the capacity to contribute to improvements in sustainable work practices. It is essential that the organisation's approach to ensuring environmentally sustainable work practices, and the benefits that they bring, are understood.

CPPCMN3003A Contribute to workplace safety arrangements
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to assist in ensuring own safety and that of others in the workplace.

This unit includes providing information to work groups and actively contributing to maintaining a safe work environment.

CPPCMN3004A Respond to enquiries and complaints
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to respond effectively to client enquiries and complaints regarding company services. The worker needs to handle formal or informal enquiries, as well as negative feedback and complaints from clients, about products and services.

The unit requires the worker to accept responsibility for processing client enquiries or complaints and communicating with clients to resolve issues. It also requires the worker to have research ability and administrative skills in order to satisfy complex client needs, and to be familiar with products and services that may vary widely.

CPPWMT3041A Identify operational requirements of waste management industry
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to understand and apply the legal and procedural requirements of the waste management industry in a work context. It requires the ability to access industry information, and applicable legislative and occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines.

CPPWMT3044A Identify wastes and hazards
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify a range of wastes and potential hazards and risks that may be present in the work environment.

Elective Units

BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise own work schedules, to monitor and obtain feedback on work performance and to maintain required levels of competence.

This unit applies to individuals who exercise discretion and judgement and apply a broad range of competencies in various work contexts.

CPPWMT3005A Identify and segregate waste
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to sort and contain waste at a range of sites. It requires the ability to apply safe work practices while working with potentially hazardous waste products.

CPPWMT3011A Respond to waste emergencies
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to respond to a range of emergencies which may occur in the management of waste. It requires the ability to act quickly in a methodical and calm manner.

CPPWMT3013A Receive waste
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to receive all types of waste for processing and treatment. It requires the ability to apply safe work practices while working with potentially hazardous waste products.

CPPWMT3014A Manually sort waste
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to manually sort waste. It includes contributing to the implementation of developed strategies, systems and plans, as well as recognising the need for expert advice. It requires the ability to plan and coordinate activity and apply safe work practices while working with potentially hazardous waste products.

CPPWMT3046A Conduct resource recovery
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required for operators undertaking resource recovery activities. It requires the ability to implement resource recovery as part of an organisation s waste management strategies in a safe and efficient manner.

CPPWMT3059A Plan and conduct waste assessments
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan for and conduct a waste assessment of a generator s waste stream, including recycling streams. It requires the ability to visually assess the composition and quantity of the waste stream under assessment, review waste management documentation, and identify opportunities to improve resource management. It also requires the ability to apply safe and efficient work practices.

BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather information and maintain effective relationships and networks, with particular regard to communication and representation.

This unit applies to individuals who use leadership skills including motivation, mentoring and coaching to develop efficient, effective and unified teams and facilitate communication between team members and management of the organisation.

BSBFLM309 Support continuous improvement systems and processes
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to support the organisations continuous improvement systems and processes. Particular emphasis is on actively encouraging the team to participate in the process, monitoring and reporting on specified outcomes and supporting opportunities for further improvements.

It applies to individuals with roles of responsibility who use initiative, organisational and communication skills to influence the ongoing development of the organisation.
At this level, work will normally be carried out within known routines, methods and procedures, and may also involve complex or non-routine activities that require some discretion and judgement.

BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the effectiveness of the work team. It involves planning with the team to meet expected outcomes, developing team cohesion, participating in and facilitating the work team, and communicating with the management of the organisation.

It applies to individuals who play a prominent part in motivating, mentoring, coaching and developing team cohesion through team leadership and forming the link between the management of the organisation and the team members. At this level, work will normally be carried out within known routines, methods and procedures, and may also involve complex or non-routine activities that require some discretion and judgement.

BSBINM301 Organise workplace information
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather, organise and apply workplace information in the context of an organisation s work processes and knowledge management systems.

It applies to individuals who perform a defined range of skilled operations in various work contexts. They may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate knowledge of information management to provide technical advice and support to a team.

BSBINN201 Contribute to workplace innovation
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to make a pro-active and positive contribution to workplace innovation.

It applies to individuals working in any industry or community context, in both small and large organisations who take a pro-active approach to identifying, suggesting and developing ideas about better ways of doing things at a practical operational level in a specific area of activity. While the individual s overall work is undertaken with some supervision and guidance, they apply discretion, judgement and effective interpersonal skills in order to contribute to workplace innovation.

Material and Assessments

How will I be assessed?
Academy Green has built its assessments to be user friendly, fully compliant and not repetitive. We have experienced trainer that have many industry experiences. Our assessments are quality not quantity as we believe if you can demonstrate it, have

There are no formal exams that you need to sit.

Materials
Academy Green has the relevant resources to equip students with the following: -
• Student Handbook
• Learner guides including reference material and learning activities
• Learning and assessment material and tools hard and soft copy
• Text book referencing
• Any other resources stipulated in each unit of competency and / or the Training Package

Assessment
At Academy Green an assessment is conducted using a combination of;
• Written Knowledge Assessment: The learner is required to provide a written response to a range of questions relating to required knowledge of the units of competency. These would generally be short answer response activities and may include other questioning methods including multiple-choice.
• Research Tasks: The learner is required to undertake research within their own workplace and the available reference material and provide a written response to each question. These assessment activities are usually short to medium answer response activities. The responses provided by the learner will largely be specific to their workplace.
• Case Study Response: The learner is required to provide a written response to a situation presented in a case study scenario. This will usually require the learner to consider carefully the situation presented, undertake some research to inform their response and then to propose their recommended actions.
• Workplace Log book: The learner is required to record details of their work activity completed during the work placement. These details are recorded against specified tasks which are predesigned for the learner to complete. This forms an important part of the assessment evidence as it often includes critical evidence that is otherwise difficult for the assessor to observe.
• Supervisor Feedback: The assessor will periodically engage with workplace supervisors to seek their feedback about the learner’s performance. This is undertaken as an interview with a duration of approximately 15 to 20 minutes. This interview can be undertaken over the phone or face to face. Feedback from a supervisor is recorded into the assessment record.
• Workplace Observation: The learner will be observed performing specific tasks in their day-to-day work activities. The assessor will attend the workplace and observe the learner performing tasks relevant to the units of competency being assessed. The learner will be briefed on these observation activities in events and is required to make arrangements to undertake these activities when the assessor is in attendance at the workplace.

Re-assessment
Learners who are assessed as not yet competent are to be provided with detailed verbal and written feedback to assist them to identify the gaps in their knowledge and skills to be addressed through further training. These learners are to be provided with additional training and learning support to target their specific gaps in knowledge and/or skills and prepare them for additional assessment.

It is the policy of Academy Green to provide three opportunities for additional training and re-assessment at no additional cost to the learner or employer. Learners who require additional training and re-assessment after they have exhausted their three opportunities will be required to pay a fee for additional training and re-assessment. Please refer to the current fee schedule to identify the re-assessment fee.

Learner’s requiring additional learning support are to be brought to the attention of Academy Green management, so the progress of the learner can be monitored closely, and additional support services can be applied well before it becomes necessary to impose an additional fee for re-assessment. Where learners repeatedly do not demonstrate competence following significant learning and assessment support, a learner’s enrolment can be determined through mutual agreement.

Career Opportunities
Occupations
• Labourer
• Machine Operator
• Plant Operator
• Cleaner
• Waste Officer

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