AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice

AURAEA002
Follow environmental and
sustainability best practice in an
automotive workplace
Knowledge Assessment
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Assessment Tool:Knowledge Assessment
Unit Code & NameAURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
Purpose of
Assessment:
This unit describes the performance outcomes required to follow environmental and sustainability best
practices, including complying with established workplace procedures and environmental regulations
as well as following sustainability practices that may reduce the environmental impact of work practices
and outputs.
It applies to those working in the automotive industry.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of
publication.
Target Group:Student and those working in the automotive service and repair industry.
Student Assessment Information
This unit describes the performance outcomes required to follow environmental and sustainability best practices, including
complying with established workplace procedures and environmental regulations as well as following sustainability practices
that may reduce the environmental impact of work practices and outputs.
The Knowledge Assessment must be completed successfully before Practical Assessment tasks are undertaken. These
additional tasks will need to be completed before an assessor can determine you as competent for this unit.
Knowledge Assessment (Student Guide for using the Knowledge Assessment)
Knowledge
Assessment
You are required to complete the Knowledge Assessment for this unit of competency. To complete this
task, you will need to answer the 39 questions in this Knowledge Assessment in your own
handwriting.
After you have successfully completed the Knowledge Assessment you must present it to your
assessor for correction.
Conditions of
Assessment:
This Assessment is to be administered and monitored by the assessor to ensure currency and
authenticity.
• The Student will be provided with a limited number of attempts for each question.
• Clarification for each question may be provided by the assessor to assist the Student in
understanding the question.
• This is an open book assessment and you may reference your learning material to assist you
in this task.
Duration of
Knowledge
Assessment:
On average the Assessment should take a Student 4 hours to complete.
Topics:• Identify environmental and sustainability best practices relating to own automotive workplace
• Follow environmental best practice procedures in course of own work
• Follow sustainability best practice procedures in course of own work
Decision Making
Rule
The trainer uses the following decision making rules to determine if a Student has answered all
questions satisfactorily.
• Questions relating to environmental and WHS/OHS = 100%
• Questions relating to technical and other topics = 100%
Marking Guide:All questions must be answered correctly for Student to be deemed satisfactory in this Assessment
task however assessors may ask questions to clarify understanding.
Number of
Attempts:
You will receive up to two (2) attempts at this Assessment task. Should your 1st attempt be Not
Satisfactory (NS), your Trainer/Assessor will provide feedback and will arrange a date for your 2nd
attempt. If your 2nd attempt is Not Satisfactory (NS), or you fail to attend the date scheduled for the 2nd
attempt, you will receive an overall Not Yet Competent (NYC) result for this Assessment task. Only one
re-Assessment attempt may be granted for each Assessment task
Assessment
Appeals
If you wish to appeal an assessment decision you should initially talk with your trainer/assessor and
see if the situation can be resolved. If you are not satisfied with the outcome you may then lodge a
formal complaint. Formal complaints are to be made to the Client Services Manager.
Complaints and appeals are actioned within 5 days of receipt of a complaint or appeal. The College will
act upon the outcome of any complaint found to be substantiated. Appeals must be lodged within 20
working days of the decision of a complaint process or assessment result.
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For further information on this procedure refer to the Complaints and Appeals Policy and Procedure.
Learning
Resources:
Learning Resources available to students include:
• Automotive Mechanics (May & Simpson) 9th Edition
• Internet
• http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/resources/clm/200877_Auto_ServiceRepair.pdf
• http://www.greenstampplus.com.au/downloads/GPG/VIC/Recycling%20Waste.pdf
• http://www.greenstampplus.com.au/downloads/gpg/vic/coolants.pdf
• http://www.greenstampplus.com.au/downloads/GPG/VIC/Waste%20Oil.pdf
• https://www.racv.com.au/wps/wcm/connect/racv/internet/primary/my+car/environment/
reduce-your-impact/impact-of-cars-on-the-environment
• http://www.greenstampplus.com.au/downloads/GPG/VIC/Batteries.pdf
• http://www.greenstampplus.com.au/downloads/GPG/VIC/Used%20Tyres.pdf
• http://businessrecycling.com.au/recycle/oil-filters
• http://www.greenstampplus.com.au/downloads/GPG/VIC/Air%20Conditioning%
20Management.pdf
• http://www.greenstampplus.com.au/downloads/GPG/VIC/Noise%20Management.pdf
• http://www.greenstampplus.com.au/downloads/GPG/VIC/Parts%20Washing.pdf
• http://www.zerowaste.sa.gov.au/about-us/waste-management-hierarchy
• http://www.greenstampplus.com.au/downloads/GPG/VIC/Conserving%20Energy.pdf
• http://www.greenstampplus.com.au/downloads/GPG/VIC/Washing%20Vehicles.pdf
• http://www.greenstampplus.com.au/downloads/GPG/VIC/Bunding%20&%20Storage.pdf
• http://www.greenstampplus.com.au/downloads/GPG/VIC/Spills%20&%20
Spill%20Response.pdf
• http://www.greenstampplus.com.au/downloads/GPG/VIC/Trade%20Wastewater.pdf
• https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grease_trap
PlagiarismBy submitting this Assessment, I declare that this Assessment is original and has not been copied or
taken from another source except where this work has been correctly acknowledged.
DisclaimerThis Assessment tool is correct and current at the time of publication, but does not give any warranty
nor accept any liability in relation to the contents.
Note:This Assessment Tool was developed with reference to AUR Training Package Version 3
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1. Name the government department in your state/territory responsible for environmental
protection.
2. Name four (4) acts of parliament that relate to protection of the environment.
1 2 3 4
3. What is the federal body responsible for setting national standards on the environment?
4. If a pollution incident occurs that has the potential to harm the environment, who must be
notified?
5. How much can an individual be fined for each breach of the Act?
Tier 1 offence:
Tier 2 offence:
Tier 3 offence:

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6. List three (3) main actions that can be undertaken at your workplace to minimise
environmental impacts.
1 2 3
7. What are three (3) reasons why waste reduction and resource recovery are important?
1 2 3
8. What does ‘sustainable’ mean in relation to the environment?
9. On vehicles, many components can be reconditioned for reuse. Name five (5)?
1 2 3 4 5

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10. What type of waste is produced by coolants and what is the environmental damage from
coolant waste?
11. What type of waste are oils and what is the environmental impact if waste oils are incorrectly
disposed?
12. Which vehicle exhaust emissions can damage the environment?
13. Vehicles have an impact on the environment in terms of what?
14. When fuel evaporates, how much carbon dioxide is emitted into the atmosphere from the
following fuels?
1 litre petrol:
1 litre LPG:
1 litre diesel:

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