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Qualification details

MSS80116 - Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS70111 - Graduate Certificate in Sustainable OperationsSupersedes and is equivalent to MSS70111 Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations 21/Jun/2016
Is superseded by and equivalent to MSS80118 - Graduate Certificate in Sustainable OperationsCode updated, core units updated, qualification template updated, qualification description changed, entry requirements simplified and changes to elective list. 21/Oct/2018

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 22/Jun/2016


Units of competency

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MSS407012 - Lead a process to determine and solve root cause for a complex problemLead a process to determine and solve root cause for a complex problemElective
MSS407002 - Review operations practice tools and techniquesReview operations practice tools and techniquesElective
MSS408002 - Audit the use of competitive toolsAudit the use of competitive toolsElective
MSS017003 - Identify and respond to external sustainability factors for an organisationIdentify and respond to external sustainability factors for an organisationElective
MSS407008 - Capture learning from daily activities in an organisationCapture learning from daily activities in an organisationElective
MSS407005 - Undertake a qualitative review of a process changeUndertake a qualitative review of a process changeElective
MSS407009 - Facilitate improvements in the external value streamFacilitate improvements in the external value streamElective
MSS408008 - Analyse data for relevance to organisational learningAnalyse data for relevance to organisational learningElective
MSS407011 - Manage benchmarking studiesManage benchmarking studiesElective
MSS407003 - Analyse process changesAnalyse process changesElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 224712 Organisation And Methods Analyst 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 221 Graduate Certificate 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Sustainability 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Sustainability Auditor,Sustainability Manager 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 224712 Organisation And Methods Analyst 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 221 Graduate Certificate 22/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release 1. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS70111 Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations.

Qualification Description

The MSS80116 Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations provides professional development training and recognition to people exercising leadership or change management functions in an organisation on sustainability, including setting of sustainability strategy and leadership and planning for the deployment of the sustainability strategy.

The qualification applies to individuals who have responsibility at a strategy level for improving sustainability within an organisation. Aspects of this responsibility may include regulatory responses, setting and monitoring of sustainability related performance indicators, liaison with stakeholders, including shareholders, employees, value chain members and the local and general community. Target groups include supervisors, managers and technical experts responsible for implementing sustainability improvement strategies and practices in their organisation and/or all or part of the value chain.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

Entrants to the MSS80116 Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations should have one or more of the following:

  • Advanced Diploma or Diploma in a sustainability related discipline or relevant technical field, or a relevant Certificate IV or Certificate III together with significant relevant vocational practice in a relevant technical field
  • a Bachelor Degree in a relevant technical field
  • another relevant higher education qualification, often with relevant vocational practice
  • relevant extensive vocational practice, without formal qualifications but which result in appropriate entry level skills.

Entrants for the qualification should also possess operational or technical skills related to the organisation seeking sustainability improvements either through prior experience or previous study.

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the MSS80116 Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations competency must be achieved in five (5)  units of competency.

  • two (2)  core units of competency
  • three (3)  elective units of competency, as specified below:
  • a minimum of two (2)  units from Group A
  • the balance of one (1)  elective unit, may be selected from:
  • Group A units, not previously selected
  • Group B elective units, listed below.

One (1)  elective unit may be selected from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where that unit is available at Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma level.

Note : Units with prerequisite requirements are marked with an asterisk*. Prerequisite units must be counted in the total number of units required for achievement of the qualification. Refer to individual units for details.

Core units of competency 

Unit code 

Unit title 

MSS017001

Analyse and determine organisational risk areas in sustainability

MSS017004

Lead sustainable strategy deployment

Elective units of competency 

Group A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

MSS017002

Determine process loss through mass or energy balancing

MSS017003

Identify and respond to external sustainability factors for an organisation

MSS017005

Manage a major sustainability non-conformance

MSS017006

Identify and improve sustainability interactions relations with the community

MSS017007

Design for sustainability

MSS017008

Develop a proactive social sustainability strategy

MSS027002

Apply environmental legislation, codes and standards

MSS407012

Lead a problem solving process to determine and solve root cause

Group B 

Unit code 

Unit title 

MSS407013

Review continuous improvement processes

MSS407001

Prepare for and implement change

MSS407002

Review operations practice tools and techniques

MSS407003

Analyse process changes

MSS407004

Facilitate improvements in the internal value chain

MSS407005

Undertake a qualitative review of a process change

MSS407006

Build relationships between teams in an operations environment

MSS407008

Capture learning from daily activities in an organisation

MSS407009

Facilitate improvements in the external value chain

MSS407010

Improve visual management in the workplace

MSS407011

Manage benchmarking studies

MSS408008

Analyse data for relevance to organisational learning

MSS408001

Develop the competitive systems and practices approach

MSS408002

Audit the use of competitive tools

MSMENV672

Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability

Qualification Mapping Information

Release 1. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS70111 Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5b04f318-804f-4dc0-9463-c3fb9a3fe998