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Certificate IV 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. In addition Certificate III units, Certificate IV students will learn about operation of equipment, supervision of personnel, monitoring, audition and solving problems at a waste site, business and also occupational health and safety strategies. Certificate IV in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management) graduates will have furthered their understanding of supervisory and monitoring roles in the waste industry and enhanced their managerial status to include improved technical expertise and strategic management. These graduates may be employed as managers in the waste management industry.
  • 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 IV in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management)
  • Course description
    Modules / Units of Competency
    There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Certificate IV 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

    Implement and Monitor Environmental Policies     40
    Administer Human Resource Systems     100
    Prepare Budgets and Financial Plans     60
    Undertake Business Planning     60
    Manage Workplace Safety Arrangements     50
    Facilitate Effective Client Relationships     50
    Facilitate Effective Team Work     50
    Facilitate Effective Workplace Relationships     50
    Develop Waste Management Strategies     40
    Determine Waste Management Services     20
    Develop a Waste Management Plan     40
    Develop Site Safety Plan     80
    Develop Emergency Response Plan     30
    Plan Waste Audit     50
    Review, Evaluate and Document Waste Assessment Findings     40
    Select and Obtain Waste Management Plant, Equipment and Materials     30
    Educate Public on Waste Management Issues     40
    Undertake Process Audit     40
    Develop an Environmental Management Strategy     80
    Organise Waste Management Operation     30
    Conduct and Monitor Waste Management Operation     30
    Develop Landfill Rehabilitation Plan     30
    Carry Out Waste Assessment     15
    Apply Cleaner Production Techniques     60
    Plan Resource Recovery     60
    Apply Waste Avoidance Techniques     60
    Manage the Establishment and Maintenance of a Workgroup Network     30
    Plan or Review Administration Systems     50
    Promote Innovation and Change     50
    Lead Work Teams     50
    Recruit and Select Personnel     40
    Co-ordinate Human Resource Services     30
    Manage Human Resources Consultancy Services     80
    Manage Performance Management Systems     60
    Prepare Budgets and Financial Plans     60
    Implement and Monitor Marketing Activities     40
    Develop a Marketing Communications Plan     50
    Manage Finances     50
    Plan Assessment     15
    Conduct Assessment     15
    Review Assessment     5
    Train Small Groups     30
    Plan and Promote a Training Program     50
    Plan a Series of Training Sessions     30
    Deliver Training Sessions     50
    Review Training     15
    Implement and Review Risk Management Process     50
    Prepare Detailed Tender     40
    The Certificate IV in Asset Maintenance (Waste Management) is a part-time three-year course. All training is conducted in the workplace. Student intakes are ongoing as referred by employers.

    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.
    Gordon Institute Support Services

    The Gordon offers a range of support services to assist prospective students with course, career or fee advice. For enrolled students, the Gordon provides general education support, counselling and careers advisors, disability support services and an Indigenous Education Unit. The Gordon also offers an on-campus Student Residence for students living away from home. If you need assistance in any of these aspects please let a Gordon staff member know so that we can arrange assistance where appropriate.

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