Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces

exercise motivation flow chartThis unit of competency, SISXRES001 Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces, is a core requirement for the Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215).  This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and conduct work in open spaces while upholding sustainable practices. This unit requires the ability to conduct research of the current land condition, capability, uses and practices, and develop and implement strategies to achieve sustainable practices for outdoor programs and activities.

This unit applies to operation or program managers who are responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating sport, recreation or fitness programs and activities across a range of activity areas. They work autonomously with responsibility for management of resources and upholding of sustainable work practices.

The elements and performance criteria include:

1. Plan sustainable activities for work in open spaces.
1.1 Determine opportunities and options for using open space within the local community.
1.2 Review and document relevant codes of practice and local government requirements for use of open space.
1.3 Consult with colleagues and other stakeholders about issues of responsibility for environmental and social sustainability.

2. Conduct minimal impact activity.
2.1 Select and use minimal impact techniques and procedures appropriate to the area.
2.2 Conduct activities using positive sustainable outcomes for local communities and environments.
2.3 Advise clients of appropriate behaviours in open space environments and address any unacceptable behaviours.

3. Monitor impacts and changes.
3.1 Monitor and record changes in the natural environment using appropriate technology.
3.2 Collect environmental information on behalf of environmental agencies or local government as required.
3.3 Advise appropriate authorities of environmental and social change promptly.

Purchase the materials:

  • Powerpoint Slides (78);
  • Learner’s Assessment Workbook (29 pages);
  • Assessor Guide / Benchmarks (38 pages);
  • RPL Kit (Assessor and Participant); and,
  • Assessment Matrix



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