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Unit of competency details

MSS402086 - Use planning software systems in operations (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS402083 - Use planning software systems in operations 15/Dec/2022

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 16/Dec/2022


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080905 Practical Computing Skills  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080905 Practical Computing Skills  16/Dec/2022 
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Unit of competency

Modification History

Release 1. Unit code changed. Application changed. Performance Criteria changed. Foundation Skills populated. Assessment Requirements changed. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS402083 Use planning software systems in operations.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to access an enterprise control system to find information and to apply the information in routine decisions within their job role.

Within this unit, enterprise control system refers to information technology (IT) systems that integrate data from several processes or operations across the organisation to support overall effectiveness and efficiency. Examples include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Materials Resource Planning (MRPII), supply chain management systems and management control systems.

This unit applies to any organisation that uses an enterprise control system. 

No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must be applied.

Competency Field

Competitive systems and practices

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements 

Performance Criteria 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Use interface

1.1 Identify terminals relevant to own workstation and functions

1.2 Use peripherals to access system

1.3 Navigate through system and screens to find program menu and data relevant to own work

1.4 Identify and input information on own work processes at required frequency and to required detail

1.5 Access message section and read and acknowledge messages

1.6 Identify problems and make suggestions for improvements to relevance of planning software to own work

2. Access information

2.1 Identify work processes that require information from planning software system

2.2 Obtain data and information on current operations from the planning software system

2.3 Interpret data and information required by own job

2.4 Find and use relevant historical data and information

2.5 Read and interpret information to identify and prioritise action/s

3. Take action in accordance with procedures

3.1 Take action/s in response to information obtained from planning software

3.2 Monitor whether anticipated results have occurred and make adjustments according to procedures and own scope of responsibility

3.3 Record adjustments and variations according to procedures

3.4 Identify any skills or other support needed to use planning software and seek assistance

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance but not explicit in the performance criteria.

  • Reading skills to recognise and interpret information and communicate using the software messaging system
  • Writing skills to communicate using messaging system and record adjustments and variations
  • Oral communication skills to report variations and adjustments and seek feedback
  • Numeracy skills to understand information from system and how it relates to own work
  • Learning skills to identify own learning needs for software.

Other foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit.

Unit Mapping Information

Release 1. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS402083 Use planning software systems in operations.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are available from VETNet - - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5b04f318-804f-4dc0-9463-c3fb9a3fe998

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 1. Unit code changed. Application changed. Performance Criteria changed. Foundation Skills populated. Assessment Requirements changed. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS402083 Use planning software systems in operations.

Performance Evidence

There must be evidence the candidate has completed the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit, and demonstrated the ability to:

  • access planning software system and enter and retrieve information relevant to own work at least 3 times
  • used planning software systems for at least 3 different purposes and applied the outcomes in decision-making.

Knowledge Evidence

There must be evidence the candidate has knowledge of:

  • planning software system and operation, including:
  • terminal locations and types
  • security and access arrangements
  • information held in planning software relevant to own work
  • data collection methods for operations in work area
  • assistance arrangements for users of planning software
  • business activities exercised with the planning software system
  • procedures for recommending improvements
  • data and information sources relevant to job role
  • adjustments within own scope of responsibility and related procedures.

Assessment Conditions

Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions and contingencies. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

  • use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources, including:
  • functioning planning software system
  • modelling of industry operating conditions.

Assessors must satisfy the NVR/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are available from VETNet - - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5b04f318-804f-4dc0-9463-c3fb9a3fe998