Qualification details

MSA60108 - Advanced Diploma of Manufacturing Technology (Release 5)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
5 (this release)Current 11/Feb/2014
(View details for release 4) Replaced05/Apr/2013
(View details for release 3) Replaced08/May/2012
(View details for release 2) Replaced14/Nov/2011
(View details for release 1) Replaced07/Apr/2011

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Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AUM4003A - Interpret customer requirementsInterpret customer requirements N/A
FDFOP2005A - Work in a socially diverse environmentWork in a socially diverse environment N/A
LMTGN4016A - Contribute to the development of products or processesContribute to the development of products or processes N/A
LMTGN5004A - Manage installation and commissioning of equipment and systemsManage installation and commissioning of equipment and systems N/A
MEM06003C - Carry out heat treatmentCarry out heat treatment N/A
MEM09002B - Interpret technical drawingInterpret technical drawing N/A
MEM09005B - Perform basic engineering detail draftingPerform basic engineering detail drafting N/A
MEM09155A - Prepare mechanical models for computer-aided engineering (CAE)Prepare mechanical models for computer-aided engineering (CAE) N/A
MEM09156A - Prepare mechatronic models for computer-aided engineering (CAE)Prepare mechatronic models for computer-aided engineering (CAE) N/A
MEM09157A - Perform mechanical engineering design draftingPerform mechanical engineering design drafting N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 224712 Organisation And Methods Analyst 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2294-13 Organisation And Methods Analyst 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Manufacturing Technology,Mechanical Engineering 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Manufacturing Operations Manager,Mechatronics Associate,Metallurgical Technologist,Senior Polymer Technical Officer,Quality Assurance Technician (Manufacturing) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 224712 Organisation And Methods Analyst 05/May/2010 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2294-13 Organisation And Methods Analyst 05/May/2010 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 05/May/2010 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 07/Apr/2011 
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Modification History

Release 5: unit codes corrected in Group B electives:

  • MEM14091A Integrate manufacturing fundamentals into an engineering task
  • MEM14092A Integrate maintenance fundamentals into an engineering task

Release 4 - MEM imported elective units replaced by current version. Equivalent.

Release 3 - MSACM units replaced by MSS units from MSS11v2 Sustainability Training Package.

Release 2 - Imported unit codes updated.

Description

This qualification is suitable for delivery part time over a four year period. There are two specialist streams available:

  • Metallurgy
  • Polymer Technology.

Each stream offers an opportunity for significant choice in electives and each stream requires the same core units to be completed.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

MSA60108 Advanced Diploma of Manufacturing Technology 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the manufacturing technology related 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

  • Communicate with members of supply chain
  • Use information and communication technology to interpret and analyse market and supply chain information and research new processes and products
  • Calculate costs
  • Use a range of communication and marketing tools to present concepts to a variety of audiences
  • Negotiate contracts with national and international networks
  • Complete documentation and maintain records

Teamwork

  • Network with clients, industry professionals, supply chain personnel and all levels of internal management
  • Provide product information to others in the team

Problem-solving

  • Interpret and evaluate market information for use in current and future practices
  • Determine cost effective supply of materials and resources through the supply chain
  • Analyse consumer behaviour to inform marketing processes and identify market opportunities
  • Calculate cost estimates
  • Map and establish supply chain processes
  • Evaluate designs and identify opportunities for improvement

Initiative and enterprise

  • Secure new networks with industry professionals and clients
  • Implement new product development processes
  • Participate in product improvement processes
  • Implement sales and marketing plans

Planning and organising

  • Undertake effective planning of own and others' work to achieve desired outcomes within agreed time-frames
  • Schedule meetings and correspondences with networks
  • Monitor quality processes and analyse outcomes
  • Plan and implement contingency plans to respond to incidents and problems
  • Coordinate quality assurance
  • Coordinate people and processes to achieve desired goals
  • Define roles and responsibilities of others

Self-management

  • Manage work plans and priorities and define responsibilities
  • Manage client and industry relationships and networks
  • Manage data flows and record keeping
  • Monitor own work against industry standards

Learning

  • Develop or adjust processes based on new information
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge of industry practices and opportunities
  • Develop contacts and networks to support work activity

Technology

  • Use information and communication technology to acquire, manage and share data and maintain communication networks.
  • Use computer-aided design technology to develop new products

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

To be awarded an Advanced Diploma of Manufacturing Technology competency must be achieved in thirty one  (31 ) units of competency:

  • six  (6 ) core units of competency
  • twenty five  (25 ) elective units of competency chosen as described below.

Core units 

The following six  (6 ) units must be chosen:

Unit code 

Unit title 

MEM16006A

Organise and communicate information

MEM16008A

Interact with computing technology

MEM23001A

Apply advanced mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

MEM30012A

Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

MSS402051A

Apply quality standards

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Prerequisites 

Units marked with an asterisk have one or more prerequisite requirements. The prerequisites for these units are to be counted in the total number of units required in the elective group. Please refer to the individual units for details.

Elective units 

Choose twenty five (25)  units as specified below for each specialist stream.

Group A  - specialist streams 

Choose twenty five  (25 ) elective units as specified to achieve a specialist stream.

Note :

  • All units from each specialist stream are available in Group B as General Electives.
  • Five elective units may also be chosen from other qualifications in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, as specified below.

Metallurgy specialist stream 

Select twenty five  (25 ) elective units:

  • a minimum of fourteen  (14 ) from the list below
  • the balance may be chosen from Group B

Note:

  • at least six of the 14 metallurgy elective units must be coded MSATCM5---
  • the unit MSATCM406A Apply basic chemistry principles to metallurgy must also be selected if it has not already been completed as part of a lower qualification

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MEM22001A

Perform engineering activities

MEM22002A

Manage self in the engineering environment

*

MEM23004A

Apply technical mathematics

MEM23063A

Select and test mechanical engineering materials

*

MEM23109A

Apply engineering mechanic principles

*

MEM24012C

Apply metallurgy principles

MEM30007A

Select common engineering materials

MSATCM401A

Prepare and examine metallographic samples

MSATCM402A

Monitor and test sands, cores and moulds

MSATCM403A

Evaluate mould design and gating

MSATCM404A

Undertake and interpret results of chemical analysis on metal samples

MSATCM405A

Determine and supervise heat treatment of metal

*

MSATCM406A

Apply basic chemistry principles to metallurgy

MSATCM501A

Calculate and predict chemical outcomes in metallurgical situations

*

MSATCM502A

Identify and describe equipment for mineral and chemical processing plants

*

MSATCM503A

Recommend a refractory for an application

MSATCM504A

Select metal forming process

*

MSATCM505A

Select metal joining process

*

MSATCM506A

Monitor blast furnace operations

*

MSATCM507A

Monitor primary steel making process

*

MSATCM508A

Monitor secondary steelmaking operations

*

MSATCM509A

Recommend ferrous and non ferrous metals or alloys for an application

*

MSATCM510A

Apply metallurgical principles and techniques in welding and other thermal processes

*

MSATCM511A

Apply metallurgy principles and practice to determine metal forming and shaping processes

MSATCM512A

Apply metallurgy principles and practice to optimise furnace operation

MSATCM513A

Plan and complete metallurgical projects

*

MSATCM514A

Select surface treatment methods for metallic components or products

MSATCM515A

Analyse metallurgical failures of components and recommend preventative measures

*

MSATCM516A

Select non metallic materials for engineering applications

manufacturing, engineering and structural

MSATCM517A

Determine corrosion prevention strategies for metal and alloys

MSATCM518A

Interpret complex binary phase diagrams

*

Polymer technology specialist stream 

Select twenty five  (25 ) elective units:

  • a minimum of ten  (10 ) from the two groups below
  • the balance may be chosen from Group B

Polymer technology group 1 

Choose at least one of the following units:

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

PMBTECH601B

Develop a new product

*

PMBTECH602B

Develop a new die or tool

*

PMBTECH603B

Design structural/mechanical polymeric components

*

Polymer technology group 2 

Choose up to nine of the following units:

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MSS405075A

Facilitate the development of a new product

*

PMAOPS550B

Develop a colour formulation

PMAOPS600C

Modify plant

PMBTECH501B

Analyse equipment performance

*

PMBTECH502B

Review and analyse production trials and specify re-trials

*

PMBTECH503B

Determine rheology and output of plastics materials from processing equipment

*

PMBTECH504B

Determine heat transfer loads for processing equipment

*

PMBTECH505B

Choose polymer materials for an application

*

PMBTECH506B

Analyse the design of products and tools

*

PMBTECH507B

Develop fibre composite products using cored laminate techniques

*

PMBTECH508A

Develop a new compound

PMBTECH509A

Modify an existing product

PMBTECH510A

Analyse failure in polymeric materials

Group B  - General electives 

The balance of units for each specialist stream may be chosen from this list as specified below:

Metallurgy specialist stream

Up to 11 units

Polymer technology specialist stream

Up to 15 units

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

AUM4003A

Interpret customer requirements

FDFOP2005A

Work in a socially diverse environment

LMTGN4016A

Contribute to the development of products or processes

LMTGN5004A

Manage installation and commissioning of equipment and systems

MEM06003C

Carry out heat treatment

MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

MEM09204A

Produce basic engineering detail drawings

*

MEM09205A

Produce electrical schematic drawings

*

MEM09005B

Perform basic engineering detail drafting

*

MEM09157A

Represent mechanical engineering design drafting

MEM09158A

Represent mechatronic engineering design drafting

MEM09155A

Prepare mechanical models for computer-aided engineering (CAE)

*

MEM09156A

Prepare mechatronic models for computer-aided engineering (CAE)

*

MEM12003B

Perform precision mechanical measurement

MEM12005B

Calibrate measuring equipment

*

MEM12022B

Program coordinate measuring machine (advanced)

MEM12023A

Perform engineering measurements

MEM12024A

Perform computations

MEM12025A

Use graphical techniques and perform simple statistical computations

MEM13002B

Undertake occupational health and safety activities in the workplace

MEM13010A

Supervise occupational health and safety in an industrial work environment

*

MEM13013B

Work safely with ionising radiation

MEM14001B

Schedule material deliveries

MEM14002B

Undertake basic process planning

MEM14003B

Undertake basic production scheduling

MEM14005A

Plan a complete activity

MEM14085A

Apply mechanical engineering analysis techniques

*

MEM14086A

Apply mechatronic engineering analysis techniques

*

MEM14087A

Apply manufactured product design techniques

*

MEM14088A

Apply maintenance engineering techniques to equipment and component repairs and modifications

*

MEM14089A

Integrate mechanical fundamentals into an engineering task

*

MEM14090A

Integrate mechatronic fundamentals into an engineering task

*

MEM14091A

Integrate manufacturing fundamentals into an engineering task

*

MEM14092A

Integrate maintenance fundamentals into an engineering task

*

MEM15001B

Perform basic statistical quality control

MEM15004B

Perform inspection

MEM15005B

Select and control inspection processes and procedures

*

MEM15007B

Conduct product and/or process capability studies

*

MEM15008B

Perform advanced statistical quality control

*

MEM15010B

Perform laboratory procedures

MEM15011B

Exercise external quality assurance

*

MEM15012B

Maintain/supervise application of quality procedures

*

MEM16010A

Write reports

*

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

MEM18003C

Use tools for precision work

MEM18006C

Repair and fit engineering components

MEM18010C

Perform equipment condition monitoring and recording

MEM18016B

Analyse plant/equipment condition monitoring results

*

MEM18055B

Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

MEM22002A

Manage self in the engineering environment

*

MEM22012A

Coordinate resources for an engineering project or operation

MEM22013A

Coordinate engineering projects

MEM22014A

Coordinate engineering-related manufacturing operations

*

MEM22015A

Source and estimate engineering materials requirements

MEM22007A

Manage environmental effects of engineering activities

*

MEM22017A

Coordinate continuous improvement and technical development in an engineering-related project or operation

MEM22018A

Coordinate sales and promotion of engineering-related products or services

MEM23007A

Apply calculus to engineering tasks

*

MEM23003A

Operate and program computers and/or controllers in engineering situations

*

MEM23004A

Apply technical mathematics

MEM23006A

Apply fluid and thermodynamics principles in engineering

*

MEM23041A

Apply basic scientific principles and techniques in mechanical engineering situations

*

MEM23109A

Apply engineering mechanics principles

*

MEM23111A

Select electrical equipment and components for engineering applications

*

MEM23112A

Investigate electrical and electronic controllers in engineering applications

MEM23063A

Select and test mechanical engineering materials

*

MEM23064A

Select and test mechatronic engineering materials

*

MEM23113A

Evaluate hydrodynamic systems and system components

*

MEM23114A

Evaluate thermodynamic systems and components

*

MEM23115A

Evaluate fluid power systems

*

MEM23116A

Evaluate programmable logic controller and related control system component applications

*

MEM23117A

Evaluate microcontroller applications

*

MEM23118A

Apply production and service control techniques

*

MEM23119A

Evaluate continuous improvement processes

*

MEM23120A

Select mechanical machine and equipment components

*

MEM23121A

Analyse loads on frames and mechanisms

*

MEM23122A

Evaluate computer integrated manufacturing systems

*

MEM23123A

Evaluate manufacturing processes

MEM23124A

Measure and analyse noise and vibration

*

MEM23125A

Evaluate maintenance systems

MEM24002B

Perform penetrant testing

*

MEM24003B

Perform basic magnetic particle testing

*

MEM24004B

Perform magnetic particle testing

*

MEM24005B

Perform basic eddy current testing

*

MEM24006B

Perform eddy current testing

*

MEM24007B

Perform ultrasonic thickness testing

*

MEM24008B

Perform ultrasonic testing

*

MEM24009B

Perform basic radiographic testing

*

MEM24010B

Perform radiographic testing

*

MEM24011B

Establish non destructive tests

*

MEM30031A

Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements

MEM30032A

Produce basic engineering drawings

MEM30033A

Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models

*

MEM30005A

Calculate force systems within simple beam structures

*

MEM30006A

Calculate stresses in simple structures

*

MEM30007A

Select common engineering materials

*

MEM30008A

Apply basic economic and ergonomic concepts to evaluate engineering applications

MEM30009A

Contribute to the design of basic mechanical systems

*

MEM30012A

Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment

MEM30013A

Assist in the preparation of a basic workplace layout

MEM30014A

Apply basic just in time systems to the reduction of waste

MEM30015A

Develop recommendations for basic set up time improvements

MEM30016A

Assist in the analysis of a supply chain

MEM30017A

Use basic preventative maintenance techniques and tools

MEM30018A

Undertake basic process planning

MEM30019A

Use resource planning software systems in manufacturing

*

MEM30020A

Develop and manage a plan for a simple manufacturing related project

MEM30021A

Prepare a simple production schedule

MEM30022A

Undertake supervised procurement activities

MEM30023A

Prepare a simple cost estimate for a manufactured product

MEM30024A

Participate in quality assurance techniques

*

MEM30027A

Prepare basic programs for programmable logic controllers

MEM30028A

Assist in sales of technical products/systems

MSS015002A

Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources

MSS402001A

Develop competitive systems and practices

MSS402030A

Apply cost factors to work practices

MSS402060A

Use planning software systems in operations

MSS402061A

Use SCADA systems in operations

MSS402080A

Undertake root cause analysis

MSS403002A

Ensure process improvements are sustained

MSS403010A

Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices

MSS403030A

Improve cost factors in work practices

MSS403040A

Facilitate and improve implementation of 5S

MSS403051A

Mistake proof a production process

MSS404050A

Undertake process capability improvements

*

MSS404052A

Apply statistics to operational processes

MSS404081A

Undertake proactive maintenance analyses

MSS404082A

Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy

MSS405002A

Analyse and map a value stream

MSS405003A

Manage a value stream

MSS405004A

Develop business plans in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices

MSS405005A

Manage competitive systems and processes responding to individual and unique customer requirements

MSS405010A

Manage relationships with non-customer external organisations

MSS405011A

Manage people relationships

MSS405012A

Manage workplace learning

MSS405020A

Develop quick changeover procedures

MSS405021A

Develop a Just in Time system

MSS405022A

Design a process layout

MSS405023A

Develop a levelled pull system for operations and processes

MSS405030A

Optimise cost of product or service

MSS405031A

Undertake value analysis of product costs in terms of customer requirements

MSS405040A

Manage 5S system in an organisation

MSS405050A

Determine and improve process capability

*

MSS405052A

Design an experiment

*

MSS405060A

Develop the application of enterprise control systems in an organisation

MSS405061A

Determine and establish information collection requirements and processes

MSS405070A

Develop and manage sustainable energy practices

MSS405075A

Facilitate the development of a new product

*

MSS405081A

Develop a proactive maintenance strategy

MSS405083A

Adapt a proactive maintenance strategy for a seasonal or cyclical business

*

MSAENV472B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

MSAENV672B

Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability

MSAPMOHS300A

Facilitate the implementation of OHS for a work group

MSAPMOHS400A

Contribute to workplace OHS management system

MSAPMOHS401A

Assess risk

MSAPMOHS510A

Manage risk

MSAPMOPS400A

Optimise process/plant area

MSAPMOPS401A

Trial new process or product

MSAPMOPS601A

Design equipment and system modifications

MSAPMSUP303A

Identify equipment faults

MSAPMSUP390A

Use structured problem solving tools

MSATCM301A

Test the mechanical properties of materials

MSATCM302A

Monitor basic ferrous melting and casting processes

MSATCM303A

Monitor basic non-ferrous melting and casting processes

MSATCM304A

Interpret basic binary phase diagrams

MSATCM305A

Demonstrate basic knowledge of casting operations

MSL973001A

Perform basic tests

MSL973006A

Prepare trial batches for evaluation

MSL973007A

Perform microscopic examination

MSL974001A

Prepare, standardise and use solutions

MSL974003A

Perform chemical tests and procedures

MSL974005A

Perform physical tests

MSL974010A

Perform mechanical tests

MSL975016A

Perform complex tests to measure engineering properties of materials

PMAOHS310B

Investigate incidents

PMAOPS350B

Match and adjust colour

PMAOPS450B

Solve colour problems

PMAOPS550B

Develop a colour formulation

*

PMASUP420B

Minimise environmental impact of process

PMASUP520B

Review procedures to minimise environmental impact of processes

PMASUP540B

Analyse equipment performance

PMBPREP304C

Set a die

PMBPREP305B

Change extrusion die and calibration setup

PMBPROD235C

Use materials and process knowledge to complete work operations

PMBPROD430B

Trial a new die/tool

PMBPROD431B

Trial a new, advanced or complex mould

PMBTECH301B

Use material and process knowledge to solve problems

*

PMBTECH302A

Modify existing compounds

PMBTECH303A

Make minor modifications to products

PMBTECH401B

Predict polymer properties and characteristics

*

PMBTECH402B

Set up and remove complex dies

*

PMBTECH406A

Diagnose production equipment problems

PMBTECH501B

Analyse equipment performance

*

PMBTECH502B

Review and analyse production trials and specify re-trials

*

PMBTECH503B

Determine rheology and output of plastics materials from processing equipment

*

PMBTECH504B

Determine heat transfer loads for processing equipment

*

PMBTECH505B

Choose polymer materials for an application

PMBTECH506B

Analyse the design of products and tools

*

PMBTECH507B

Develop fibre composite products using cored laminate techniques

PMBTECH508A

Develop a new compound

*

PMBTECH509A

Modify an existing product

PMBTECH510A

Analyse failure in polymeric materials

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