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Certificate III in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management)

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  • Objectives
    The Gordon's environmental technology courses have been specifically designed for people who have either recently started work in the waste management industry or who are experienced waste management personnel employed by either local government or commercial providers who want to receive a formal qualification. The Certificate III in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management) covers the principles of operation of equipment, occupational health and safety, environmental procedures and requirements, monitoring and rehabilitation of a waste site, monitoring, reviewing, evaluating, documenting and auditing of waste assessment data and also staff supervision. Certificate III in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management) graduates will have enhanced skills and knowledge and may be employed as waste management operators or drivers.
  • Entry requirements
    To apply for either waste management course you must be currently employed as a trainee or apprentice under a training contract. You will need to undertake a Pre-training Review to determine your current skills and literacy and numeracy abilities. This Review will form the basis of your Individual Training Plan.
  • Academic Title
    Certificate III in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management)
  • Course description
    Modules / Units of Competency
    There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Certificate III in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management). The Modules / Units of Competency and hours listed below are included in the current Gordon course structure and are subject to change.
     
    Title     Approx. Hours

    Maintain Environmental Procedures     30
    Contribute to Workplace Safety Arrangements     35
    Respond to Customer Inquiries and Complaints     40
    Respond to Waste Emergency     20
    Determine Waste Management Services     20
    Identify Wastes and Hazards     15
    Implement Waste Management Plan     20
    Monitor Disposal Site     40
    Monitor Contained Waste     40
    Inform and Educate Clients on Waste Management Issues     20
    Implement Landfill Rehabilitation Plan     30
    Maintain Computer Files     15
    Process Payroll     30
    Process Accounts Payable and Receivable     30
    Maintain a General Ledger     60
    Maintain Financial Records     60
    Maintain Business Records     30
    Oversee Traffic Control Plan around a Work Site     20
    Maintain Credit Control     15
    Provide Quotation     15
    Carry Out Inspection of Vehicles Designed to Carry Special Loads     30
    Drive Heavy Rigid Vehicle     40
    Drive Multi-Combination Vehicle     40
    Coordinate Breakdowns and Emergencies     30
    Plan and Navigate Routes     20
    Coordinate Merchandising Presentation     36
    Coordinate Sales Performance     36
     
    Duration
    The Certificate III in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management) is a part-time two-year course. All training is conducted in the workplace. Student intakes are ongoing as referred by employers.

    Pathways
    Links and options exist between various levels of study. Accredited pathways exist enabling students to move between courses within the Gordon and to other higher education institutions.

    Certificate III in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management)

        * Communications room operator
        * Customer service worker
        * Heavy vehicle drive (compactor and tanker)
        * Waste management advisor/salesperson

            
    Certificate IV in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management)
     
    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience. For further information refer to the RPL brochure that can be found under Downloads & Forms.
     
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