Qualification details

FDF10210 - Certificate I in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 06/Sep/2012
(View details for release 2) Replaced04/Nov/2011
(View details for release 1) Replaced31/Jan/2011

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Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
DeletedDeleted from FDF10 Food Processing17/Dec/2018
Supersedes FDF10203 - Certificate I in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing30/Jan/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 711911 Chemical Production MacHine Operator 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7293-11 Chemical Production MacHine Operator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Pharmaceutical Production 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A No Specific Job Role 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 711911 Chemical Production MacHine Operator 02/Sep/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7293-11 Chemical Production MacHine Operator 02/Sep/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 02/Sep/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 31/Jan/2011 
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Modification History

September 2012: Replacement of superseded imported Units.

November 2011: Update to imported Units.

Description

This Qualification covers the pharmaceutical manufacturing specialisation.

Job Roles 

The Certificate I in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing is an introductory Qualification to pharmaceutical manufacturing that provides basic skills relevant to this sector. The Qualification is designed for application in a highly supervised context, such as VET in schools, induction to industry, or other equivalent introduction environments.

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.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the Qualification 

Pathways for candidates considering this Qualification include:

  • direct entry.

Pathways from the Qualification 

After achieving this Qualification, candidates may move into employment in a pharmaceutical manufacturing enterprise and undertake the FDF20210 Certificate II in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing or any other suitable Qualification.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There is no direct link between this Qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, all work must comply with Good Manufacturing Practice, occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental regulations and legislation that apply to the workplace.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Certificate I in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills as identified by the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing industries for this Qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each Unit of Competency packaged in this Qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that reflect skill requirements for this level.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this Qualification include :

Communication

  • Complete all reporting as required.
  • Receive and relay oral and written messages.
  • Read and apply workplace procedures and instructions.
  • Communicate information about problems with work.

Teamwork

  • Work as a team member.
  • Identify own role and responsibilities within a team.
  • Share workplace information.

Problem-solving

  • Recognise and report any workplace hazards.
  • Identify common problems and take required action.
  • Follow workplace food safety procedures.

Initiative and enterprise

  • Inspect quality of work on an ongoing basis.
  • Take appropriate corrective action to routine work problems.
  • Select appropriate equipment.
  • Distinguish between urgent and non-urgent tasks.

Planning and organising

  • Identify work requirements.
  • Identify work priorities.
  • Plan work activities to meet daily work requirements.
  • Direct items to the correct area for further processing.
  • Identify and use relevant personal protective equipment.
  • Organise work area to maintain housekeeping standards.
  • Organise relevant equipment and tools.

Self-management

  • Identify personal responsibilities and work requirements.
  • Manage time to meet own work requirements.
  • Plan activity to meet own work requirements.
  • Keep the work area clean and tidy at all times.
  • Monitor the quality of own work against quality standards.
  • Follow OHS practices.
  • Identify safety requirements for work.
  • Seek assistance from other team members where appropriate.

Learning

  • Check work outcomes against workplace standards and identify inconsistencies.
  • Assess own ability to meet job requirements.
  • Listen to feedback and advice of supervisors.
  • Identify own skill requirements and seek skill development if required.
  • Attend training or skill development activities.
  • Ask questions to expand own knowledge.
  • self-check numerical information.

Technology

  • Use work tools, machines and equipment safely and according to workplace procedures.
  • Use manual handling technologies in the workplace.
  • Use information technology devices as required.

Packaging Rules

This Qualification requires the achievement of eight  (8 ) Units of Competency in accordance with the following rules.

Total Units must include a minimum of four  (4 ) Units coded FDF .

Four  (4 ) Core Units 

Four  (4 ) Elective Units 

Elective selection must include :

  • Two (2) Group A elective Units

Two  (2 ) remaining elective Units may be selected from :

  • Group A elective Units below, not previously selected
  • Units packaged in any Certificate I or II Food Processing Training Package Qualification
  • Units from any nationally endorsed Training Package and accredited course that are packaged at Certificate I level or Certificate II level (maximum 1 Unit)

CORE UNITS 

Complete all four (4) core Units.

FDFOHS1001A

Work safely

FDFOP1010A

Communicate workplace information

FDFPH1001A

Follow work procedures to maintain Good Manufacturing Practice

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

GROUP A 

Select a minimum of two (2) Group A elective Units.

FDFOP1001A

Pack or unpack product manually

FDFOP1002A

Operate automated washing equipment

FDFOP1003A

Carry out manual handling tasks

FDFOP1004A

Prepare basic mixes

FDFOP1005A

Operate basic equipment

FDFOP1006A

Monitor process operation

FDFOP1007A

Participate effectively in a workplace environment

FDFOP1008A

Take and record basic measurements

FDFOP2061A

Use numerical applications in the workplace

FDFRB1001A

Finish products

SIRXCCS201

Apply point-of-sale handling procedures

SIRXCCS202

Interact with customers

SIRXICT001A

Operate retail technology

SIRXINV001A

Perform stock control procedures

SIRXSLS201

Sell products and services

TLIA2014A

Use product knowledge to complete work operations

TLID1002A

Shift a load using manually operated equipment

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