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Unit of competency details

FDFPHGMP1A - Follow work procedures to maintain Good Manufacturing Practice (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by FDFPH1001A - Follow work procedures to maintain Good Manufacturing PracticeUnit replaces earlier version. 30/Jan/2011

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 03/Jul/2003

Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
PMA08 - Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining Training PackageChemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining Training Package 2.0-3.1 
FDF03 - Food Processing Industry Training Package (Superseded by FDF10)Food Processing Industry Training Package (Superseded by FDF10) 1.0 

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120505 Work Practices Programmes 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120505 Work Practices Programmes 03/Jul/2003 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Unit Descriptor

This is a Core unit for pharmaceutical processing. It covers the skills and knowledge required to comply with relevant Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) codes and workplace quality standards.

This is a Core unit for pharmaceutical processing. It covers the skills and knowledge required to comply with relevant Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) codes and workplace quality standards

Application of the Unit

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Pre-Requisites

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Information

Not applicable.

Elements and Performance Criteria Pre-Content

Not applicable.

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria 

Element 

Performance Criteria 

1

Identify requirements of GMP related to own work

1.1

Sources of information on GMP requirements arelocated

1.2

GMP requirements and responsibilities relatedto own work are identified

2

Observe personal hygiene and conduct to meet GMP requirements

2.1

Personal hygiene meets GMP requirements

2.2

Clothing is prepared, used, stored anddisposed of according to GMP and workplace procedures

2.3

Personal movement around the workplacecomplies with area entry and exit procedures

3

Follow GMP requirements when carrying out work activities

3.1

GMP requirements are identified

3.2

Work area, materials, equipment and productare routinely monitored to ensure compliance with GMPrequirements

3.3

Raw materials, product and packagingcomponents are handled according to GMP and workplaceprocedures

3.4

Contamination is identified and appropriatecontrol measures are followed relating to work responsibilities andaccording to GMP requirements

3.5

Processes, practices or conditions which arenot consistent with GMP are identified and reported according toworkplace reporting procedure

3.6

The workplace is maintained in a clean andtidy order to meet GMP housekeeping standards

4

Complete workplace documentation to support GMP

4.1

Documentation and recording requirements areidentified

4.2

Information is recorded according to workplacereporting procedures to meet GMP requirements

Required Skills and Knowledge

Not applicable.

Evidence Guide

The assessment process must address all of the following items of evidence.

Ability to:

1. Locate and follow workplace information relating to GMP responsibilities

2. Maintain personal hygiene consistent with GMP

3. Follow workplace procedures when moving around the workplace and/or from one task to another to maintain GMP

4. Use, store and dispose of appropriate clothing / footwear as required by work tasks and consistent with GMP

5. Carry out relevant checks and inspections as required. This may include visual checks and inspections on equipment and/or raw materials, product, packaging components and processing conditions relevant to own work

6. Identify and respond to out-of-specification or unacceptable conditions or performance. This may include making adjustments within level of responsibility and/or reporting

7. Follow GMP when carrying out work functions

8. Identify and report situations that do or could compromise GMP

9. Handle and/or dispose of out-of-specification or contaminated materials, packaging components/consumables and product, waste and recyclable material according to GMP as required by work responsibilities

10. Maintain the work area in a clean and tidy state

11. Identify and report signs of pest infestation

Knowledge of:

12. The role of GMP in preventing contamination, its relationship to legislative responsibilities and potential implications of non-compliance

13. The relationship between the Code of Good Manufacturing Practice and workplace procedures, systems and processes

14. GMP personnel and their respective responsibilities

15. Personal role, responsibility and accountability for implementing GMP

16. Sources of advice on GMP requirements for own work

17. Personal clothing and footwear requirements for working in and/or moving between work areas

18. Personal clothing use, storage and disposal requirements

19. Common types and sources of contamination that occurs in the work area

20. Control methods and procedures used in the work area to maintain GMP. This includes an understanding of the purpose of control, the consequence if not controlled and the method of control where relevant

21. Monitoring, inspection and checking procedures relating to process control requirements

22. Standards for materials, equipment and utensils used in the work area

23. Evidence of out-of-standard or unacceptable performance

24. Action required in the event of non-compliance

25. Storage and handling requirements for raw materials, packaging components and product relevant to work role

26. Housekeeping requirements and responsibilities relating to own work. Where relevant this includes use and storage of housekeeping/cleaning equipment

27. Waste collection, recycling and handling procedures relevant to own work responsibilities

28. Responsibilities for reporting and recording quality information

The assessment process must address all of the following items of evidence.

Ability to:

1. Locate and follow workplace information relating to GMP responsibilities

2. Maintain personal hygiene consistent with GMP

3. Follow workplace procedures when moving around the workplace and/or from one task to another to maintain GMP

4. Use, store and dispose of appropriate clothing / footwear as required by work tasks and consistent with GMP

5. Carry out relevant checks and inspections as required. This may include visual checks and inspections on equipment and/or raw materials, product, packaging components and processing conditions relevant to own work

6. Identify and respond to out-of-specification or unacceptable conditions or performance. This may include making adjustments within level of responsibility and/or reporting

7. Follow GMP when carrying out work functions

8. Identify and report situations that do or could compromise GMP

9. Handle and/or dispose of out-of-specification or contaminated materials, packaging components/consumables and product, waste and recyclable material according to GMP as required by work responsibilities

10. Maintain the work area in a clean and tidy state

11. Identify and report signs of pest infestation

Knowledge of:

12. The role of GMP in preventing contamination, its relationship to legislative responsibilities and potential implications of non-compliance

13. The relationship between the Code of Good Manufacturing Practice and workplace procedures, systems and processes

14. GMP personnel and their respective responsibilities

15. Personal role, responsibility and accountability for implementing GMP

16. Sources of advice on GMP requirements for own work

17. Personal clothing and footwear requirements for working in and/or moving between work areas

18. Personal clothing use, storage and disposal requirements

19. Common types and sources of contamination that occurs in the work area

20. Control methods and procedures used in the work area to maintain GMP. This includes an understanding of the purpose of control, the consequence if not controlled and the method of control where relevant

21. Monitoring, inspection and checking procedures relating to process control requirements

22. Standards for materials, equipment and utensils used in the work area

23. Evidence of out-of-standard or unacceptable performance

24. Action required in the event of non-compliance

25. Storage and handling requirements for raw materials, packaging components and product relevant to work role

26. Housekeeping requirements and responsibilities relating to own work. Where relevant this includes use and storage of housekeeping/cleaning equipment

27. Waste collection, recycling and handling procedures relevant to own work responsibilities

28. Responsibilities for reporting and recording quality information

Range Statement

The range statement indicates the context for demonstrating competence. This statement is a guide and unless otherwise indicated, items may or may not apply as required by the work context.

- Work is carried out according to company policies and procedures, regulatory and licensing requirements, legislative requirements and industrial awards and agreements

- Legislative requirements are typically reflected in procedures and specifications. Legislation relevant to this industry includes relevant Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) codes, the Therapeutic Goods Act, labelling, weights and measures legislation and legislation covering environmental management, occupational health and safety, anti-discrimination and equal opportunity

- Responsibility for applying good manufacturing practice relates to the person's work area

- Reporting systems may include electronic and manual data recording and storage systems

The range statement indicates the context for demonstrating competence. This statement is a guide and unless otherwise indicated, items may or may not apply as required by the work context.

- Work is carried out according to company policies and procedures, regulatory and licensing requirements, legislative requirements and industrial awards and agreements

- Legislative requirements are typically reflected in procedures and specifications. Legislation relevant to this industry includes relevant Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) codes, the Therapeutic Goods Act, labelling, weights and measures legislation and legislation covering environmental management, occupational health and safety, anti-discrimination and equal opportunity

- Responsibility for applying good manufacturing practice relates to the person's work area

- Reporting systems may include electronic and manual data recording and storage systems

Unit Sector(s)

Not applicable.