Skill set details

MSASS00008 - Trade Measurement Verification (Limited Weighing Instrument) (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by and equivalent to MSMSS00009 - Trade Measurement Verification (Limited Weighing Instrument)Supersedes and is equivalent to MSASS00008 Trade Measurement Verification (Limited Weighing Instrument) 01/Jun/2016

ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 07/Apr/2011

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Pathways Information


These competencies can provide credit towards qualifications within the Manufacturing Training Package. If verifiers seek employment as trade measurement inspectors, these competencies may provide recognition towards the new Certificate IV in Government (Trade Measurement).

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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Skill Set Requirements


  • MSATMVER401A Verify a limited weighing instrument
  • MSATMREF301A Use and maintain reference standards.

Target Group

Target group

This Skill Set is appropriate for experienced personnel such as fitters, mechanics, instrument manufacturers or importers and software developers who wish to work under a servicing licence to verify limited weighing instruments used in trade measurement. Examples of limited weighing instruments include, non-automatic weighing machines tested without substitution loads, automatic Class Y(a) Catchweighers and automatic Class Y(b) Catchweighers.

This Skill Set reflects the minimum requirements for licensing. However, the regulator or individual traders may impose additional requirements before a verifier can start work on some sites. Entrants to this Skill Set should have sufficient workplace skills in OH&S, communication and teamwork that provide underpinning competency to acquire and apply the Skill Set.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies are taken from the Manufacturing Training Package and provide training that meets the minimum requirements for licensing as a verifier of a limited weighing instrument.