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The MSS20312 Certificate II in Competitive Systems and Practices provides introductory skills and specifies the competencies required to apply competitive systems and practices to a level suitable for application to an individual’s own work role.
This qualification provides the skills needed to improve efficiency in a person’s own work role. It complements but does not duplicate qualifications supplying operational, production, maintenance, logistics or other technical skills to industry. Where these skills are required appropriate qualifications from other Training Packages should be considered.
The skills in this qualification are often known in industry under a variety of titles many of which relate to manufacturing which is the origin of many competitive systems and practices. The most common term is lean manufacturing. However, other names for some of the system skills and techniques include agile manufacturing, lean operations, six sigma, lean six sigma, and so on.
The qualification packaging has been developed on an assumption that competency will be developed through a combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies.
Job roles/employment outcomes
The range of skills and knowledge supplied by this qualification does not support applying competitive systems and practices to the work of others or of leading a competitive systems and practices based change process. Typical tasks relevant to this qualification include process work, operation of equipment, individual performance of trade-related work, office work, stores work and other individually performed work requiring introductory skills and knowledge in competitive systems and practices. This qualification would also be suitable for a member of a project team implementing competitive systems and practices where introductory skills are required.
This qualification provides competitive systems and practices skills that can be applied in the following organisations and environments: