MSS30316 Certificate III in Competitive Systems and Practices

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Certificate III in Competitive Systems and Practices provides employees with the skills needed to improve efficiency in their work role or the efficiency of a team or work area. It complements but does not duplicate qualifications supplying operational, production, maintenance, logistics, administration, or other technical skills to industry.

 

This qualification is not intended to supply operational or technical skills that are used in conjunction with competitive systems and practices skills.

 

In this course participants will undertake practical workplace improvement projects that focus on implementing Lean concepts and sustainable improvements to manufacturing environments. These projects are tailored to suit real areas of improvement within the workplace.

DURATION

Training for this qualification is conducted in the workplace over a maximum of 14 months.

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WHO IS IT FOR

This qualification is suitable for people who hold job roles in the following areas:

  • Electrical
  • Fabrication
  • Fitting and turning
  • Welding

This qualification assumes that a learner has current or past work experience where operational or technical skills have already been gained and a supervisory or similar level of responsibility exists. This qualification is not suitable for direct entry from school.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no prerequisites, however, National Training Services offers this qualification as a work-based training and assessment program and therefore participants must be employed in a suitable manufacturing company in administrative or operational positions, or be in development to be upskilled or promoted to an administrative or operational position.

 

Additionally, they will need to have the support of their employer to undertake the training and assessment program.

TUITION FEES

National Training Services can access state government funding for this qualification through the Victorian Skills First funding program. Participants who are eligible for Skills First funding will pay no tuition fees. If participants are not eligible for funding a fee may be required, please contact NTS for details on fee for service costs.

VICTORIAN SKILLS FIRST ELIGIBILITY

Participants may be eligible for Skills First Funding if they are:

  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • under 20 years old;

OR

  • over 20 years old and enrolling into a qualification higher than the highest qualification already held

 

Contact us today for further information on tuition fees and state government funding.

CERTIFICATION

To be awarded the MSS30316 Certificate III in Competitive Systems and Practices, competency must be achieved in ten (10) units of competency. These are comprised of:

 

  • Three core units of competency
  • Seven elective units of competency

 

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LEARNING

Training and assessment activities undertaken in the workplace include:

  • Training sessions
  • Project planning, implementation and presentation
  • Skills development

ASSESSMENT

Assessment consists of:

  • Written or verbal assessment
  • Workplace observation by the trainer
  • Project presentations reviewed by the trainer and workplace management
  • Third Party Report

The program is structured into 4 clusters of related and complimentary units. The units and activities within each cluster are structured as follows:

  • Clusters 1 and 2 – Planning, preparation, review, discovery and research
  • Cluster 3 – Workplace improvement projects launched and implemented
  • Cluster 4 – Implementation and consolidation of workplace improvement projects followed by measurement, review, evaluation and reflection

EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

All required equipment and materials are supplied by NTS and provided by the workplace.

Helpful links

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Brokering Arrangements

National Training Services has appointed a broker to identify and negotiate with workplaces wishing to undertake this training. See National Training Services Brokers List on our Compliance page for details.

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