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Qualification details

MSS80416 - Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices (Release 4)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS80312 - Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and PracticesSupersedes and is equivalent to MSS80312 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices. 21/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
4 (this release) 30/Jul/2020
(View details for release 3) 25/Jun/2019
(View details for release 2) 22/Oct/2018
(View details for release 1) 22/Jun/2016


Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
MSS405052 - Design an experimentDesign an experimentElective
MSS405054 - Determine and improve process capabilityDetermine and improve process capabilityElective
MSS408002 - Audit the use of competitive toolsAudit the use of competitive toolsElective
MSS407016 - 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
MSS027014 - Apply environmental legislation, codes and standardsApply environmental legislation, codes and standardsElective
MSS407008 - Capture learning from daily activities in an organisationCapture learning from daily activities in an organisationElective
MSS405088 - Plan, implement and monitor energy managementPlan, implement and monitor energy managementElective
MSS408009 - Develop models of future state operations practiceDevelop models of future state operations practiceElective
MSS407014 - Prepare for and implement changePrepare for and implement changeElective
MSS405032 - Analyse cost implications of maintenance strategyAnalyse cost implications of maintenance strategyElective
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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 211 Graduate Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Business Administration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Senior Manager (Competitive Systems),Change Management Specialist 

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 211 Graduate Diploma 22/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release 4. One elective unit updated. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS80416 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices (Release 3).

Release 3. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS80416 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices (Release 2).

Release 2. Unit title updated. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS80416 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices (Release 1).

Release 1. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS80312 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices.

Qualification Description

The MSS80416 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices provides comprehensive professional development training and recognition for people exercising major leadership and accountability for change management functions in an organisation using lean principles and other competitive systems and practices.

This qualification provides advanced skills and knowledge in competitive systems and practices with an emphasis on development of the value chain competitive systems and of a supporting culture within an organisation. It builds on previously acquired skills and knowledge and applies to managers and technical experts responsible for implementing competitive systems and practices in an organisation or who are working in part of a value chain linked to an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices.

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

Entry Requirements

Entrants to the MSS80416 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices are required to have one or more of the following:

  • MSS80316 Graduate Certificate in Competitive Systems and Practices
  • a relevant Advanced Diploma or Diploma qualification
  • a relevant Certificate IV qualification together with significant relevant vocational practice at a team leader/technical specialist role or higher in an organisation
  • relevant extensive vocational practice without formal qualifications
  • a relevant Bachelor Degree
  • another higher education qualification, with relevant vocational practice.

A relevant qualification that would support entry to the MSS80416 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices should include aspects of administration, operations, office administration, logistics or manufacturing processes, including features such as productivity measurement, efficiency and effectiveness.

For the purposes of this qualification the term ‘vocational practice’ is defined as experience in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices with responsibility for implementation for a team, area, site or part of the value chain of the organisation.

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the MSS80416 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices competency must be achieved in eight (8)  elective units of competency, as specified below:

  • a minimum of two (2) units  of competency from Group A
  • three (3)  additional units of competency must be selected from either Group A or Group B
  • the remaining three (3)  units of competency may be selected from either Group A, Group B or Group C.

A maximum of one (1)  Group C unit may be selected from other qualifications in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where the unit is available at Diploma level or above. Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) should seek a determination from Innovation and Business Skills Australia (IBSA) Manufacturing regarding the suitability of any unit proposed for use in this qualification.

Note : Prerequisite units must be counted in the total number of units required for achievement of the qualification. Refer to individual units for details.

Elective Units of competency 

Group A 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

MSS408001

Develop the competitive systems and practices approach

MSS408002

Audit the use of competitive tools

MSS408009

Develop models of future state operations practice

MSS408004

Develop the value stream

MSS408005

Develop knowledge systems and learning processes for an organisation

MSS408006

Develop and refine systems for continuous improvement in operations

MSS408007

Develop problem solving capability of an organisation

MSS408010

Analyse data for relevance to organisational learning

MSS408009

Develop models of future state operations practice

MSS408010

Analyse data for relevance to organisational learning

Group B 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

MSS407003

Analyse process changes

MSS407008

Capture learning from daily activities in an organisation

MSS407010

Improve visual management in the workplace

MSS407011

Manage benchmarking studies

MSS407014

Prepare for and implement change

MSS407015

Build relationships between teams in a operations environment

MSS407016

Lead a process to determine and solve root cause for a complex problem

MSS407017

Review continuous improvement processes

MSS407018

Review operations practice tools and techniques

MSS407019

Facilitate improvements in the internal value stream

MSS407020

Undertake a qualitative review of a process change

MSS407021

Respond to a major non-conformance

MSS407022

Facilitate improvements in the external value stream

Group C 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Prerequisites 

MSMENV672

Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability

MSS017009

Analyse and determine organisational risk areas in sustainability

MSS017010

Determine process loss through mass or energy balancing

MSS017011

Identify and respond to external sustainability factors for an organisation

MSS017012

Lead sustainable strategy deployment

MSS027014

Apply environmental legislation, codes and standards

MSS405006

Develop a Balanced Scorecard

MSS405007

Introduce competitive systems and practices to a small or medium enterprise

MSS405008

Analyse and map a value stream

MSS405009

Manage a value stream

MSS405020

Develop quick changeover procedures

MSS405022

Design a process layout

MSS405023

Develop a levelled pull system for operations and processes

MSS405024

Apply the theory of constraints

MSS405030

Optimise cost of product or service

MSS405031

Undertake value analysis of a product or process costs in terms of customer requirements

MSS405032

Analyse cost implications of maintenance strategy

MSS405033

Optimise office systems to deliver to customer demand

MSS405040

Manage 5S system in an organisation

MSS405052

Design an experiment

MSS404054 Apply statistics to operational processes

MSS405053

Manage application of six sigma for process control and improvement

MSS404054 Apply statistics to operatioal processes

MSS405054

Determine and improve process capability

MSS404054 Apply statistics to operational processes

MSS405081

Develop a proactive maintenance strategy

MSS405082

Adapt a proactive maintenance strategy to the process operations sector

MSS405083

Adapt a proactive maintenance strategy for a seasonal or cyclical business

MSS405088

Plan, implement and monitor energy management

Qualification Mapping Information

Release 4. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS80416 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices (Release 3).

Release 3. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS80416 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices (Release 2).

Release 2. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS80416 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices (Release 1).

Release 1. Supersedes and is equivalent to MSS80312 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices.

Links

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