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For this assessment you are required to demonstrate the skills required to review the success or otherwise of the implementation of actions from your plan in Assessment Task 2. You will need to evaluate records to identify trends and determine the efficacy of policy and procedures. You will need to recommend changes to policy where performance improvement is required.
You are required to complete a review of the implementation of resource efficiency activities developed in Assessment Task 2. As part of the review process you are undertaking, you need to ensure that you:
• monitor and review records of implementation (provided to you by your assessor), and identify trends or apparent areas requiring ongoing action
• document the outcomes of the implementation strategy and evaluate the success or otherwise of the policy and sustainability management
• review audience feedback to your presentation/training from Assessment Task 2
• recommend modifications to the policy and management of sustainability.
• Review the reports that document resource use at the Sydney Opera House (provided by your assessor). Note that there are four spreadsheets available in the document provided. You can navigate between the records by selecting the tabs at the bottom of this Excel document.
• Review the Sydney Opera House Environmental Sustainability Policy, Environmental Sustainability Plan, and other Sydney Opera House corporate information and policy documents at: <http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/About/ CorporateInformation_Summary.aspx>.
• Review the audience feedback from Assessment Task 2.
• Review the resource efficiency targets provided in Assessment Task 2 and the related actions you created for each target in your implementation plan. For the purposes of this assessment, assume that the actions you developed were implemented in FY 06/07 at the Sydney Opera House.
• Using the data provided (in the spreadsheets given to you by your assessor) and the corporate information available to you, develop a written report that includes:
• graphs or charts that could describe or summarise progress towards established targets
• an evaluation of the graphs or charts to identify trends in data and analyse data targets identified in Assessment Task 2
• a description of the success and/or shortfalls of the implementation of sustainability and communication targets based on:
• trends in resource use
• audience feedback from Assessment Task 2
• a description of trends that may require remedial action; include a plan that describes how these areas can be continuously improved in the future
• a review of Sydney Opera House policies' coverage of measuring and analysing resource consumption to determine how the recording of resource consumption is currently addressed in policy
• recommendations for improvements to policy, communication and management of sustainability based on data taken from analysis of records.
• Submit your report in electronic format to your assessor along with a list of the stakeholders who would need to receive your report.
You must submit this assessment after session 4. Your Trainer will provide you with the date for submission as per Assessment Outcome Record.
You must provide:
• a written report (no more than 750 words)
Your assessor will be looking for:
• reading skills to analyse and evaluate complex texts to determine trends
• writing skills to research plans and prepare documents appropriate to the context and audience
• numeracy skills to calculate numerical information
• work skills to:
• use appropriate conventions when communicating with stakeholders
• gather relevant information and evaluate outcomes
• knowledge of environmental or sustainability legislation applicable to the organisation
• knowledge of sources of information that can be used to plan and develop the organisation's sustainability policy.
• To complete the requirements of this Task students you must undertake and provide evidence as per Assessment Specification section above.
• the assessment evidence submitted must be authentic, i.e is 100% of your own work and not plagiarized (Refer students to handbook for guidance on how to avoid plagiarism). If plagiarism is suspected, your Trainer/Assessor will use the RTO plagiarism software to authenticate the work. Disciplinary action occurs as a result of plagiarism.
• Where the assessor determines that the work submitted by a student is not their own work, they will report this to the Chief Executive Officer. The CEO will investigate the issue and if plagiarism or cheating is confirmed, the student's work will not be taken into account in determining the student's competence in the relevant unit. Students are able to utilize Dalton College's complaints and appeals procedure if they wish to contest the decision
• If your Assessor does not receive sufficient evidence for this task, you will be provided the opportunity to resubmit.
• If after resubmitting your Assessor still has not received sufficient evidence you will be required to re-enrol for the whole unit of competency.