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Certificate III in Process Manufacturing

MSA30107
Average Course Fee: $4000
Average Duration: 2 Years

The Certificate III in Process Manufacturing is intended for advanced production workers who use a range of equipment and provide support functions directly related to producing products. They would undertake more advanced roles, working in accordance with the operating procedures and would apply their knowledge to anticipate problems and solve a range of foreseen and unforeseen problems.

This qualification is for:

  • production support workers - people working in manufacturing and filling the vital production support roles but who may not have the opportunity to develop competency in sufficient technical units related directly to producing products
  • those employees who operate across more than one category within process manufacturing or 'specialised processes' and elsewhere when required.
  • It is designed for use across the three process manufacturing sectors:

  • chemical, hydrocarbons and oil refining
  • plastics, rubber and cablemaking
  • manufactured mineral products.
  • Licensing considerations

    There are no specific licenses that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements depending on the work context. Local regulations should be checked for details.

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Process Manufacturing

    85.9%

    Satisfied with the training
    47.7%

    Received job-related
    benefits from training
    This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories


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

    Packaging Rules

    To be awarded the Certificate III in Process Manufacturing, competency must be achieved in twenty one (21) units of competency.

    four (4) core units of competency

    seventeen (17) elective units of competency, six (6) of which can be selected from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, as specified below.

    Note: Where prerequisite units are identified they must be counted in the total number of units required for completion of the qualification.

    Core units of competency

  • Select all four (4) units from the following list.
  • Unit code

    Unit title

    MSAENV272B

    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

    MSS402051A

    Apply quality standards

    MSAPMOHS200A

    Work safely

    MSAPMSUP210A

    Process and record information

    Group A - Elective units

  • Select a minimum of five (5) units from the following list.
  • Unit code

    Unit title

    Prerequisites

    Support units

    MEM03001B

    Perform manual production assembly

    MEM03006B

    Set assembly stations

    MEM11005B

    Pick and process order

    MEM11006B

    Perform production packaging

    MEM11007B

    Administer inventory procedures

    MEM12023A

    Perform engineering measurements

    MEM15001B

    Perform basic statistical quality control

    MEM15003B

    Use improvement processes in team activities

    MEM15004B

    Perform inspection

    MSS402002A

    Sustain process improvements

    MSS402020A

    Apply quick changeover procedures

    MSS402050A

    Monitor process capability

    MSS402060A

    Use planning software systems in operations

    MSS402080A

    Undertake root cause analysis

    MSAPMOHS300A

    Facilitate the implementation of OHS for a work group

    *

    MSAPMPER300C

    Issue work permits

    *

    MSAPMPER400A

    Coordinate permit process

    *

    MSAPMSUP300A

    Identify and implement opportunities to maximise production efficiencies

    MSAPMSUP301A

    Apply HACCP to the workplace

    MSAPMSUP303A

    Identify equipment faults

    MSAPMSUP309A

    Maintain and organise workplace records

    MSAPMSUP310A

    Contribute to the development of plant documentation

    MSAPMSUP330A

    Develop and adjust a production schedule

    MSAPMSUP382A

    Provide coaching/mentoring in the workplace

    MSAPMSUP383A

    Facilitate a team

    MSAPMSUP390A

    Use structured problem solving tools

    MSL973001A

    Perform basic tests

    TAEDEL301C

    Provide work skill instruction

    Technical units

    MEM09002B

    Interpret technical drawing

    MEM09204A

    Produce basic engineering detail drawings

    *

    MSAPMOPS363A

    Organise on site work

    A maximum of two (2) relevant units may be selected from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are available for inclusion at Certificates III or IV.

    Group B - Other electives

  • Select a maximum of twelve (12) units from the following list.
  • Unit code

    Unit title

    Support units

    LMTGN2008B

    Coordinate work of team/section

    MEM13003B

    Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials

    MEM16006A

    Organise and communicate information

    MEM16007A

    Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

    MEM16008A

    Interact with computing technology

    MEM18001C

    Use hand tools

    MEM18002B

    Use power tools/hand held operations

    MSS402021A

    Apply Just in Time procedures

    MSS402030A

    Apply cost factors to work practices

    MSS402040A

    Apply 5S procedures

    MSAPMOHS100A

    Follow OHS procedures

    MSAPMOHS110A

    Follow emergency response procedures

    MSAPMOHS205A

    Control minor incidents

    MSAPMOHS210A

    Undertake first response to non-fire incidents

    MSAPMOHS212A

    Undertake first response to fire incidents

    MSAPMOHS216A

    Operate breathing apparatus

    MSAPMOHS217A

    Gas test atmospheres

    MSAPMOHS220A

    Provide initial First Aid response

    MSAPMOPS100A

    Use equipment

    MSAPMOPS101A

    Make measurements

    MSAPMOPS102A

    Perform tasks to support production

    MSAPMPER200C

    Work in accordance with an issued permit

    MSAPMPER201A

    Monitor and control work permits

    MSAPMPER202A

    Observe permit work

    MSAPMPER205C

    Enter confined space

    MSAPMSUP100A

    Apply workplace procedures

    MSAPMSUP101A

    Clean workplace or equipment

    MSAPMSUP102A

    Communicate in the workplace

    MSAPMSUP106A

    Work in a team

    MSAPMSUP172A

    Identify and minimise environmental hazards

    MSAPMSUP200A

    Achieve work outcomes

    MSAPMSUP201A

    Receive or despatch goods

    MSAPMSUP204A

    Pack products or materials

    MSAPMSUP205A

    Transfer loads

    MSAPMSUP230A

    Monitor process operations

    MSAPMSUP240A

    Undertake minor maintenance

    MSAPMSUP273A

    Handle goods

    MSAPMSUP280A

    Manage conflict at work

    MSAPMSUP291A

    Participate in continuous improvement

    MSAPMSUP292A

    Sample and test materials and product

    PMBHAN103C

    Shift materials safely by hand

    TLID2010A

    Operate a forklift

    RIIRIS201B

    Conduct local risk control

    Technical units

    FPICOT2238A

    Cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw

    MSAPMOPS200A

    Operate equipment

    MSAPMOPS212A

    Use enterprise computers or data systems

    A maximum of four (4) relevant units may be chosen from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where they are available for inclusion at Certificate II.

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Manufacturing Process Operator
    Process Support Operator
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing Technology



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    Student outcomes for Certificate III in Process Manufacturing

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Process Manufacturing

    71.4%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Labourers
    29.9 %

    Factory Process Workers

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Labourers
    45.5%
    Labourers
    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    22.7%
    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    15.2*%
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $43,600

    $47,600

    $42,900


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 85 86.9 85.2
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    83.8
    68.8
    13.8*
     
    83.1
    71.9
    10.9
     
    77.3
    46.1
    30.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    7.4*
     
    2.4
    6.1
    11
     
    5
    9.8
    13.8
    Satisfied with the training (%) 85.9 84.7 86.1
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 47.7 67.3 70.9
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 82.1 85.4 90.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 70.2 82.4 83.6
    Recommend the training to other (%) 90.2 88.6 90.5

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
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    Median salary (Full-time) ($) 43,600 47 600 42 900
    Top Occupations (%):
    Labourers
    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    Technicians and Trades Workers
     
    45.5
    22.7
    15.2*
     
    43.3
    24
    17.8
     
    27.4
    26
    13.1
    Top Industries (%):
    Manufacturing
     
    54.5
     
    25.7
     
    21

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
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    courses
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    Employed after training (%) - 90.8 89.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 49 000 46 100
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 19.2 27
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 84.1 85.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 86.1 86.8

    Employment
    status
    This
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    Employed after training (%) 71.4 52.2 50.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 42 400 40 000
    Enrolled in further study ($) 12.3* 19.4 31.7
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 85.6 86.1
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 68.7 76.9

    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.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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