MSMENV472 – Implement and Monitor Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices


This unit of covers the skills and knowledge required to effectively analyse the workplace in relation to environmentally sustainable work practices, and to implement improvements and monitor their effectiveness. This unit of competency applies to those who have responsibility for a speci c area of work or who lead a work group or team.

  • Online / Self-Paced (Individual Learning)
  • Face to Face at Business Premises (Groups up to 12)


  • 30 – 50 hours (depending upon the course complexity and project type). The online units consist of prereading, pre-recorded tutorials/lessons, project work and report, post reading, and assessments

Face to Face

  • This course has been developed to be delivered in a one-day workshop environment with the class / students participating throughout the day in several activates that are aligned to your business outcomes
    • Approximately 20-40 hours are required outside of the one-day workshop to complete the Unit of Competency. This time will typically consist of pre-reading, pre-recorded tutorials/lessons, project work and report, post reading, and assessment.
    • In class knowledge assessment may be recorded on the day through workbook activities.
  • Select an area or process to audit/measure, decide which resources (materials / water / energy) are currently used by your work group and prioritise to identify which to measure and improve.
  • Determine which environmental regulations apply to your selected area of process.
  • Locate and review any internal policies for the selected area or process.
  • Complete all steps of a Problem Solving A3 for your selected area or process.
  • Implement the improvements identifed in your A3.
  • Setup measures to monitor performance of the changes.

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