Qualification details

LMT40207 - Certificate IV in Cotton Ginning (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 27/Jun/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced16/Jul/2011

Usage recommendation:
Current

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
FNSACC402A - Prepare operational budgetsPrepare operational budgets N/A
LMTCG2001A - Identify cotton characteristicsIdentify cotton characteristics N/A
LMTCG2002A - Gin CottonGin Cotton N/A
LMTCG2003A - Control bale or mote press operationsControl bale or mote press operations N/A
LMTCG3001A - Identify factors that impact on cotton qualityIdentify factors that impact on cotton quality N/A
LMTCG3002A - Perform advanced operational maintenance of cotton ginning machines and equipmentPerform advanced operational maintenance of cotton ginning machines and equipment N/A
LMTCG3003A - Assist in overhauling or repairing cotton ginning fluid power equipmentAssist in overhauling or repairing cotton ginning fluid power equipment N/A
LMTGN2001B - Follow defined OHS policies and proceduresFollow defined OHS policies and procedures N/A
LMTGN2002B - Apply quality standardsApply quality standards N/A
LMTGN2003B - Work in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industryWork in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 393000 Textile, Clothing And Footwear Trades Workers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7212-01 Supervisor, Textile And Footwear Production MacHine Operators 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Textiles 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Cotton Ginning Supervisor 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 393000 Textile, Clothing And Footwear Trades Workers 23/Oct/2008 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7212-01 Supervisor, Textile And Footwear Production MacHine Operators 23/Oct/2008 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 23/Oct/2008 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 28/Jul/2010 
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Modification History

Release 2 - imported units updated to current versions, outcomes equivalent.

Description

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The Certificate IV covers occupations such as supervisors in cotton ginning operations. It allows for a multi-skilled outcome and provides a basis for career progression.

Application 

This qualification is typically used to develop skill and knowledge in the application of specialised technical and supervisory skills within cotton ginning enterprises.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Direct entry into this qualification requires completion of a total of twenty-seven (27) units according to the rules described below.

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMT30307 Certificate III in Cotton Ginning or achieved equivalent industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include MSA51108 Diploma of Competitive Manufacturing or other relevant manufacturing or management qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements in some environments. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skills Summary  - Certificate IV in Cotton Ginning 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the Cotton Ginning 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 

  • understand personal requirements of relevant industry and workplace standards, regulations and policies
  • complete standard documentation
  • use communication technologies efficiently
  • communicate technical issues and procedures about cotton ginning
  • communicate to others ginning operational requirements
  • ensure ginning records are accurate and legible
  • establish effective working relationships with colleagues
  • undertake interactive workplace communication
  • demonstrate effective and appropriate communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with people from a range of backgrounds
  • develop and communicate work instructions, specifications and procedures for production

Teamwork 

  • explain and implement work team reporting requirements
  • monitor work team tasks in accordance with regulatory and workplace requirements
  • provide leadership and encourage others in working cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race or religion
  • undertake appropriate and effective communication with team members
  • participate in sustainability improvements
  • liaise with and provide support to other team members
  • keep team members informed of changes to work practices
  • identify team performance required to meet customer needs
  • provide leadership to others in the team
  • encourage the sharing of information between team members
  • plan and support team activities

Problem-solving 

  • identify risks and implement risk control measures for machinery and equipment
  • identify and act on environmental hazards
  • identify and address machinery problems and faults
  • check performance of machinery
  • assess and evaluate skills requirements of self and others to perform tasks
  • deal with and promptly resolve issues
  • conduct tests, analyse results and use other problem solving techniques to determine ginning requirements
  • manage cotton ginning technical processes and provide problem solving support to team members
  • implement changes to ginning procedures when required
  • examine tools and machinery for damage, missing components or other defects
  • analyse relevant workplace data to identify hazards, assess risks and evaluate the effectiveness of risk control measures

Initiative and enterprise 

  • seek and provide feedback on cotton ginning processes and procedures
  • collect and monitor information from a variety of sources including customers, suppliers, technical resources and regulatory authorities
  • identify non-conformances to standards and take appropriate action
  • identify potential areas for improvement to environmental performance
  • rectify problems promptly and appropriately
  • monitor and adjust activity in response to variations caused by differences in raw cotton, equipment condition and customer requirements
  • identify and address existing and potential risks
  • monitor information and records to identify trends that may require remedial action
  • develop and promote continuous improvement
  • gather and analyse information on machinery or ginning process problems
  • record information on the quality and other indicators of ginning performance
  • adjust and implement production schedules changes

Planning and organising 

  • monitor quality outcomes
  • allocate tasks to operators
  • implement contingency plan promptly when incidents occur
  • identify training needs for the work team and seek training support
  • monitor equipment condition and performance
  • identify hazards and implement appropriate hazard control measures
  • organise self and others to meet production schedules
  • identify and rectify parts and other shortages in advance
  • sequence work to maximise safety and productivity
  • select and use appropriate hand and power tools
  • identify labour requirements to achieve efficient ginning and perform required services
  • determine materials, chemicals, quality and ginning production requirements
  • apply time management skills to ensure flow of modules to gin according to ginning schedule

Self-management 

  • monitor information in work area
  • monitor and keep work areas clean and tidy at all times
  • conduct regular housekeeping activities during shift
  • locate, interpret and apply relevant OHS, ginning process and equipment information
  • monitor own work against quality standards
  • understand own work activities and responsibilities
  • identify and apply safety procedures, including the use of protective equipment
  • manage work load priorities
  • interpret and apply relevant acts and regulations
  • develop and implement workplace procedures and instructions
  • establish own work schedule
  • monitor use of resources
  • accept responsibility for quality of work

Learning 

  • recognise limits of own expertise
  • assess competencies in meeting job requirements
  • ask questions to expand own knowledge
  • identify own training needs and seek skill development if required
  • listen to feedback from others
  • identify sources of information to expand knowledge and understanding
  • learn about sustainability developments relating to work practice
  • identify and address skill development needs of others in the team

Technology 

  • use software applications effectively
  • properly start up, operate and shut down control equipment
  • work with technology safely and according to workplace standards
  • establish standard operating procedures
  • carry out pre-operational checks on equipment and machines
  • operate ginning equipment and other machines safely, efficiently and to productivity requirements
  • monitor and adjust machine functions according to manufacturer's instructions and ginning requirements
  • perform machine maintenance and problem solving
  • clean and check equipment and machines

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the Certificate IV in Cotton Ginning, competency must be achieved in twenty-seven (27) units of competency.

  • Eighteen (18) core units of competency
  • Nine (9) elective units of competency as specified below.

If Certificate III has been achieved, an additional five (5) units are required according to the rules described. Units that have been credited towards lower level qualifications must not be selected in the additional five (5) unit requirement.

Note: Where prerequisite units apply, these have been noted, and must be considered in the total number of units.

CORE UNITS 

Complete all eighteen (18) units from this list

Unit code 

Unit title 

LMTCG2001A

Identify cotton characteristics

LMTCG2002A

Gin cotton

LMTCG2003A

Control bale or mote press operations

LMTCG3001A

Identify factors that impact on cotton quality

LMTCG3002A

Perform advanced operational maintenance of cotton ginning machines and equipment

LMTGN2001B

Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

LMTGN2002B

Apply quality standards

LMTGN2003B

Work in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry

LMTGN2010B

Perform tasks to support production

LMTGN3001B

Control production in a section of a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear enterprise

LMTGN3002B

Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes

LMTGN4010A

Implement and monitor OH&S in the workplace

MEM11010B

Operate mobile load shifting equipment

MEM12023A

Perform engineering measurements

MEM13001B

Perform emergency first aid

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Select nine (9) units as specified below.

  • A minimum of five (5) units must be selected from Group A
  • A maximum of four (4) units may be selected from Group B

NOTE: Competitive Manufacturing Training Package units, identified in Group A as MSACM coded units, should be selected on the basis of work requirements. Those at Certificate II level (units in the 200 series) are appropriate for operators. MSACM units for those in Certificate III level positions such as team leaders should be selected from both the 200 series and the 400 series.

GROUP A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

FNSACC402A

Prepare operational budgets

LMTCG3003A

Assist in overhauling or repairing cotton ginning fluid power equipment

LMTGN2004B

Work in a team environment

MEM05004C

Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

MEM05007C

Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

MEM05008C

Perform advanced manual thermal cutting, gouging and shaping

MEM05007C

MEM05012C

Perform routine manual metal arc welding

MEM05050B

Perform routine gas metal arc welding

MEM07001B

Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipment

MEM18001C

MEM09002B

Interpret engineering drawing

MEM18005B

Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings

MEM09002B

MEM12023A

MEM18001C

MEM18002B

MEM18003C

MEM18006C

MEM18055B

MEM18008B

Balance equipment

MEM09002B MEM12023A MEM18001C MEM18002B MEM18003C MEM18006C MEM18055B

MEM18009B

Perform levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components

MEM09002B MEM12023A MEM18001C MEM18002B MEM18003C MEM18006C MEM18055B

MEM18018C

Maintain pneumatic system components

MEM09002B

MEM12023A

MEM18001C

MEM18002B

MEM18003C

MEM18006C

MEM18055B

MEM18019B

Maintain pneumatic systems

MEM09002B

MEM12023A

MEM18001C

MEM18002B

MEM18003C

MEM18006C

MEM18018C

MEM18055B

MEM18049B

Disconnect/reconnect fixed wire equipment up to 1000v ac and 1500v dc

MEM09002B MEM10002B MEM12002B MEM18001C

MEM18055B

Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

MEM09002B

MEM12023A

MEM18001C

MEM18002B

MSS402010A

Manage the impact of change on own work

MSS403010A

Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices

MSS402001A

Apply competitive systems and practices

MSS402002A

Sustain process improvements

MSS403001A

Implement competitive systems and practices

MSS403002A

Ensure process improvements are sustained

MSS402020A

Apply quick changeover procedures

MSS402021A

Apply Just in Time procedures

MSS402030A

Apply cost factors to work practices

MSS402031A

Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements

MSS402040A

Apply 5S procedures

MSS402050A

Monitor process capability

MSS402060A

Use planning software systems in operations

MSS402061A

Use SCADA systems in operations

MSACMT270A

Use sustainable energy practices

MSS402080A

Undertake root cause analysis

MSS402081A

Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy

MSS403021A

Facilitate a Just in Time system

MSS403030A

Improve cost factors in work practices

MSS403032A

Analyse manual handling processes

MSS403040A

Facilitate and improve implementation of 5S

MSS404050A

Undertake process capability improvements

MSS404052A

MSS403051A

Mistake proof an operational process

MSS404052A

Apply statistics to operational processes

MSS404060A

Facilitate the use of planning software systems in a work area or team

MSS404061A

Facilitate the use of SCADA systems in a team or work area

MSS404081A

Undertake proactive maintenance analyses

MSS404082A

Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy

MSAENV472B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

TAEASS401B

Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402B

Assess competence

GROUP B 

Other Cotton Ginning units that are available at Certificates IV (maximum 4) or V (maximum 1)

Other TCF Training Package units that are available at Certificates III (maximum 1), IV (maximum 4) and V (maximum 1)

Units from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses at Certificates III (maximum 1), IV (maximum 4) and V (maximum 1)

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