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Certificate III in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

FDF30210
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This Qualification covers the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing specialisation.

Job Roles

The Certificate III in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing targets those requiring team leader and higher production skills for pharmaceutical manufacturing environments. It builds upon industry specific skills and knowledge and allows greater emphasis on leadership, problem solving as well as increased technical ability.

Additional Qualification advice

Units selected from other Training Packages must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the Qualification level.

Many Units in this Qualification assume a basic level of mathematics equivalent to a school sector Year 10 standard. If a student does not possess this level of mathematics then the Unit FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace should be selected as part of this Qualification.

Note: AgriFood Skills Australia expects that the design of any training delivery and assessment program to support the achievement of this Qualification is based on:

  • the context required by the industry and/or enterprise
  • a holistic and integrated training delivery and assessment plan that identifies learning activities and evidence required
  • flexible delivery options including on-the-job and work-based training that support the development of competency.
  • These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Certificate III in the field of Engineering and Related Technologies'

    86.8%

    Satisfied with the training
    81.0%

    Received job-related
    benefits from training
    Chemical Plant Operator (ANZSCO code 399211)
    Expected job openings
    Expected job openings are: below average Low Below average Average Above average High
    Below average
    10,400 persons were employed as Chemical, Gas, Petroleum & Power Plant Operators in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 5,001 and 10,000.
    Average weekly full time earnings
    Average weekly full time earnings are: high Low Below average Average Above average High
    High
    Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Chemical, Gas, Petroleum & Power Plant Operators in 2014 are: $2,301. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
    Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Chemical, Gas, Petroleum & Power Plant Operators visit Job Outlook
    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

    1. ACT
    2. NSW
    3. NT
    4. QLD
    5. SA
    6. TAS
    7. VIC
    For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
    This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

    1. ACT
    2. NSW
    3. NT
    4. QLD
    5. SA
    6. TAS
    7. VIC

    For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

    This Qualification requires the achievement of sixteen (16) Units of Competency in accordance with the following rules.

    Total Units must include a minimum of nine (9) Units coded FDF.

    Four (4) Core Units

    Twelve (12) Elective Units

    Elective selection must include:

  • One (1) Group A elective Unit
  • Five (5) Group B elective Units. The Group B selection may include the Unit not previously selected from Group A.
  • Six (6) remaining elective Units may be selected from:

  • Group A elective Units below, not previously selected
  • Group B elective Units, not previously selected
  • Group C elective Units (maximum of 3 Units)
  • Units packaged at Group A in FDF20210 Certificate II in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (maximum of 5)
  • Units packaged at FDF40210 Certificate in IV in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (maximum of 3)
  • Units from any nationally endorsed Training Package and accredited course that are packaged at Certificate I level (maximum 1 Unit), Certificate II level (maximum 2 Units) and Certificate III level (maximum 3)
  • NOTE: Units marked with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite Unit/s identified under the Unit.

    CORE UNITS

    Complete the following four (4) Units.

    FDFOHS3001A

    Contribute to OHS processes

    FDFOP2064A

    Provide and apply workplace information

    FDFPH3001A

    Monitor and maintain Good Manufacturing Practice procedures

    MSAENV272B

    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

    ELECTIVE UNITS

    GROUP A

    Complete one (1) Group A Unit

    FDFOP3003A

    Operate interrelated processes in a production system

    FDFOP3004A

    Operate interrelated processes in a packaging system

    GROUP B

    Select a minimum of five (5) Group B elective Units

    FDFPPL3001A

    Participate in improvement processes

    FDFPPL3002A

    Report on workplace performance

    FDFPPL3003A

    Support and mentor individuals and groups

    FDFPPL3004A

    Lead work teams and groups

    FDFPPL3005A

    Participate in an audit process*

    FDFOHS2001A Participate in OHS processes

    FDFOP2063A Apply quality systems and procedures

    MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

    FDFPPL3006A

    Establish compliance requirements for work area

    FDFTEC3002A

    Implement the pest prevention program

    FDFTEC3003A

    Apply raw materials, ingredient and process knowledge to production problems

    FDFOP3002A

    Set up a production or packaging line for operation

    FDFOP2061A

    Use numerical applications in the workplace

    BSBSMB405B

    Monitor and manage small business operations

    BSBSMB407A

    Manage a small team

    LMTGN3007B

    Monitor and operate trade waste

    MEM13003B

    Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials

    MSS403011A

    Facilitate implementation of competitive systems and practices

    MSS403013A

    Lead team culture improvement

    MSAENV472B

    Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

    MSAPMSUP303A

    Identify equipment faults

    MSAPMSUP330A

    Develop and adjust a production schedule

    MSL973001A

    Perform basic tests

    TLIA3015A

    Complete receival/despatch documentation

    TLIA3016A

    Use inventory systems to organise stock control

    TLIA3018A

    Organise despatch operations

    TLIA3019A

    Organise receival operations

    TLIA3026A

    Monitor storage facilities

    TLIA3038A

    Control and order stock

    TLIA3039A

    Receive and store stock

    SIRXINV002A

    Maintain and order stock

    SIRXRSK002A

    Maintain store security

    GROUP C

    FDFOHS2001A

    Participate in OHS processes

    FDFOP2063A

    Apply quality systems and procedures

    BSBCUS301B

    Deliver and monitor a service to customers

    BSBSMB301A

    Investigate micro business opportunities

    BSBSMB401A

    Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

    BSBSMB402A

    Plan small business finances

    BSBSMB403A

    Market the small business

    BSBSMB404A

    Undertake small business planning

    BSBSMB406A

    Manage small business finances

    BSBWRT301A

    Write simple documents

    HLTFA301C

    Apply first aid

    MSS402010A

    Manage the impact of change on own work

    MSS403010A

    Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices

    MSS402001A

    Apply competitive systems and practices

    MSS402002A

    Sustain process improvements

    MSS403002A

    Ensure process improvements are sustained

    MSS402021A

    Apply Just in Time procedures

    MSS402030A

    Apply cost factors to work practices

    MSS402031A

    Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements

    MSS402040A

    Apply 5S procedures

    MSS402050A

    Monitor process capability

    MSS402051A

    Apply quality standards

    MSS402060A

    Use planning software systems in operations

    MSS402061A

    Use SCADA systems in operations

    MSS402080A

    Undertake root cause analysis

    MSS402081A

    Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy

    MSS403021A

    Facilitate a Just in Time system

    MSS403023A

    Monitor a levelled pull system of operations

    MSS403040A

    Facilitate and improve implementation of 5S

    MSS403041A

    Facilitate breakthrough improvements

    MSS404050A

    Undertake process capability improvements*

    MSS404052A Apply statistics to operational processes

    MSS403051A

    Mistake proof an operational process

    MSS404052A

    Apply statistics to operational processes

    MSS404060A

    Facilitate the use of planning software systems in a work area or team

    MSS404082A

    Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy

    MSS404083A

    Support proactive maintenance

    MSAPMOPS405A

    Identify problems in fluid power system

    MSAPMOPS406A

    Identify problems in electronic control systems

    MSAPMPER300C

    Issue work permits*

    RIIRIS201B Conduct local risk control

    MSAPMSUP310A

    Contribute to development of plant documentation

    MSAPMSUP390A

    Use structured problem solving tools

    MSL922001A

    Record and present data

    TAEASS401B

    Plan assessment activities and processes

    TAEASS402B

    Assess competence

    TAEASS403B

    Participate in assessment validation

    TAEDEL301A

    Provide work skill instruction

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Pharmaceutical Production Leading Hand
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Manufacturing
    Pharmaceutical Production



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    Student outcomes for similar courses

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Certificate III in the field of Engineering and Related Technologies'

    66%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    61.4 %

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    58.2%
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    15.8%
    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    Labourers
    14.4%
    Labourers
    Average salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $60,000

    $48,600


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) - 91.2 85.8
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    87.5
    75.9
    11
     
    76.7
    44.4
    31.4
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    1.7
    9.3
    9.6
     
    5.3
    14
    11.5
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.8 87.5
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) - 81 78.7
    Received personal benefits from training (%) - 93.7 94.7
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 86.4 82.5
    Recommend the training to other (%) - 91.7 91.2

    Employment
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    This
    course
    Similar
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    All Certificate III courses
    Average salary (Full-time) ($) - 60 000 48 600
    Top Occupations (%):
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    Labourers
     
     
    58.2
    15.8
    14.4
     
    30.8
    25.7
    11.2
    Top Industries (%):
    Construction
    Manufacturing
    Other Services
     
     
    24
    20.8
    15.8
     
    20.1
    15.9
    9

    Employment
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    Employed after training (%) - 92.8 90.1
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 63 300 51 200
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 20.3 29
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 87.2 87.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 90 87.4

    Employment
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    Employed after training (%) - 66 49.3
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 51 600 43 700
    Enrolled in further study ($) - 22.1 34.6
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.4 87
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 73.5 73.1

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
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    Manufacturing
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    Manufacturing
    Other Services
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