Online Cluster – Week 6

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Content:

  1. Sustainability Assessment
  2. Feedback

Sustainability Assessment Task

Please check today’s entry on MyKangan for this class the Sustainability component of the Online Cluster.

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Source: morgueFile, Photo by matei

Today’s online class looks at how to integrate sustainable work practice into a print business in Victoria. Use the links provided or research independently:  Greenfinder | Printers on Greenfinder |Thegreendirectory | Sustainability Victoria | SustainableBusiness.com

Please complete the attached file Assessment Sustainability and upload it to MyKangan.

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Online Cluster – Week 5

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Content:

  1. Bullying and RSI
  2. Assessment
  3. Feedback

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Photo by Alvimann on morgueFile.com

Bullying and RSI

Today’s online class covers Bullying and RSI. It is the last OHS task!

Use the links provided or research independently:  Preventing and Managing Bullying at Work | Workplace Info |OHS Reps@Work

Please complete the attached file and upload it at MyKangan.

Complete the Assessment

Assessment – OHS 2 – Bullying and RSI

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Online Cluster – Week 4

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Content:

  1. Communication Skills
  2. Assessment
  3. Feedback

Why Communications Skills Are So Important?

Your online units cover 4 different topics:

  • Team Effectiveness
  • Communication Skills
  • Environmental Sustainability in the Workplace
  • Maintain a Safe Work Environment (OHS)

Today we will focus on the aspect of Communication Skills.

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Photo by mcconnors on morgueFile

Read Introduction to Communication Skills

Think about the questions below while reading the post Introduction to Communication Skills on MindTools.com. Think about these questions:

  • What are the elements or steps of the communication process (look at the diagram at Introduction to Communication Skills)?
  • What are 5 typical communication barriers or what goes wrong when two parties fail to communicate?
  • When and with  whom do you communicate well (think in terms of family, friends)?
  • When and with whom do you communicate poorly with?
  • What steps can be taken by a sender or source to ensure the best possible outcome?
  • What steps can be taken by a receiver to ensure the best possible outcome?

Are you a Good Communicator?

Do the MindTools online Communication Quiz.

Complete the Assessment

Assessment Communication Skills

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Online Cluster – Week 3

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Content:

  1. Assessment
  2. Feedback

 

Text from MyKangan:

Open the attached document with a set of tasks for you to explore.

Your task: Download the attached word document and:Look up the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act). Find out who is responsible for workplace safety and who has duty of care at a workplace.

Define the term ‘hazard’ in a OHS context. Define the SAM principle and what the Think Safe steps are! State six methods to respond to a hazard

Upload your completed document

The Forum and the task are available on MyKangan. Please participate in the forum. A humorous response is more than welcome as long as it is in context and not vulgar.

All the tasks from previous weeks can be uploaded as well.

Assessment

Please complete the Assessment OHS 1

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Online Cluster – Week 1

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Content:

  1. The Cluster of Units
  2. In-class Task
  3. Feedback

Feel free to ask questions throughout class and to slow me down at any time. It is important that you view the instructions on the overhead first and then try them out yourself.

The Cluster of Units

This class is called Online Cluster. It basically covers 4 units of competency that will be delivered online with the 1 hour of contact every Friday from 4-5pm. Most od the content is based on worksheets that you can download, complete and upload to MyKangan.

The unit will be clustered in one unit on MyKangan.

These are the units:

ICPSU260C Maintain a Safe Work Environment

ICPSU262C Communicate in the Workplace

BSBSUS301A Implement and Monitor Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices

BSBWOR402A Promote Team Effectiveness

Please follow all the tasks in this unit on a weekly basis.

In-class Task

The first week is a simple overview. Please read and download the task (Class 01Task- online)

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