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Qualification details

PMA60116 - Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PMA60108 - Advanced Diploma of Process Plant TechnologySupersedes and is equivalent to PMA60108 Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology 01/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 16/Nov/2020
(View details for release 1) 02/Jun/2016


Units of competency

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PMAOMIR575 - Coordinate welfare support activities in response to an incidentCoordinate welfare support activities in response to an incidentElective
PMAOMIR523 - Manage corporate media requirements in a crisisManage corporate media requirements in a crisisElective
MSS405054 - Determine and improve process capabilityDetermine and improve process capabilityElective
MSMSUP390 - Use structured problem-solving toolsUse structured problem-solving toolsElective
PMAOMIR622 - Build partnerships to improve incident response capacityBuild partnerships to improve incident response capacityElective
MSL936003 - Maintain quality system and continuous improvement processes within work or functional areaMaintain quality system and continuous improvement processes within work or functional areaElective
PMAOPS410 - Operate remote production facilitiesOperate remote production facilitiesElective
PMAOMIR430 - Conduct and assess incident exercisesConduct and assess incident exercisesElective
PMASUP444 - Plan plant preparation and isolationPlan plant preparation and isolationElective
PMASUP410 - Develop plant documentationDevelop plant documentationElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing) 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Chemical, Hydrocarbon and Oil Refining,Raw Material Manufacturing 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Chemical, Hydrocarbons, Refining Process Plant Technologist,Chemical, Hydrocarbons, Refining Senior Production Technician,Chemical, Hydrocarbons, Refining Operations Manager,Petroleum Products Distribution Manager 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 133512 Production Manager (Manufacturing) 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 02/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release 2. Elective unit codes and titles updated. Supersedes and is equivalent to PMA60116 Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology (Release 1).

Release 1. Supersedes and is equivalent to PMA60108 Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology.

Qualification Description

The PMA60115 Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology is a technical qualification for technologists or para-professionals who undertake technical projects such as plant modifications either individually or as part of a project team where they have a significant technical role. They may have worked their way up through the process plant operation/technology certificate and diploma qualifications or may have entered the industry at this level, either from another industry or trade occupation.

Other non-technical Advanced Diplomas are available at this level such as MSS60312 - Advanced Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the PMA60116 Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology competency must be achieved in fifteen (15)  units of competency:

  • four (4)  core units of competency
  • eleven (11)  elective units of competency, chosen as specified below:
  • a minimum of one (1)  from Group A
  • a minimum of one (1)  from Group B
  • the remainder may be chosen from Groups A, B, C and D (with a maximum of seven (7)  from Group D) to bring the total number of electives to eleven (11) .

Note: Three (3)  elective units can be chosen from other qualifications in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, as specified in Groups C and D.

Note : Where prerequisite units are identified they must be counted in the total number of units required for achievement of the qualification.

Core units of competency 

Complete all four (4)  units from the following list.

Unit code 

Unit title 

MSMENV272

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSMSUP200

Achieve work outcomes

MSMSUP210

Process and record information

MSMWHS200

Work safely

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Group A – Technical electives 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

PMAOPS600

Modify plant

PMAOPS601

Debottleneck plant

PMAOPS751

Apply physiochemical knowledge to select raw materials for surface coatings

PMAOPS752

Develop a decorative coating

PMAOPS753

Develop a non-decorative coating or ink

PMAOPS755

Provide surface coatings application advice

MSMOPS601

Design equipment and system modifications

Group B – Support electives 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MSS405015

Manage relationships with non-customer external organisations

MSS405084

Manage people relationships

MSS405016

Manage workplace learning

MSS405030

Optimise cost of a product or service

MSS405031

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

MSS405040

Manage 5S system in an organisation

MSS405041

Implement improvement systems in an organisation

MSS405054

Determine and improve process capability

MSS404052A

MSS405063

Develop the application of enterprise control systems in an organisation

MSS405064

Determine and establish information collection requirements and processes

MSS405088

Plan, implement and monitor energy management

MSS015022

Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources

MSS405081

Develop a proactive maintenance strategy

MSMENV672

Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability

MSMWHS601

Develop WHS management system

MSL936003

Maintain quality system and continuous improvement processes within work or functional area

PMAOMIR622

Build partnerships to improve incident response capacity

PMAOMIR650

Manage a crisis

PMASUP620

Manage environmental management system

PSPMGT003

Manage change

PSPMGT004

Manage diversity

Group C – Other support electives  

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MSMWHS503

Maintain WHS management system

MSMWHS510

Manage risk

PMAOMIR512

Establish incident response preparedness and response systems

PMAOMIR523

Manage corporate media requirements in a crisis

PMAOMIR575

Coordinate welfare support activities in response to an incident

PMAOPS500

Optimise production systems

PMAOPS501

Provide operational expertise to a project team

PMAOPS505

Control the process during abnormal situations

PMAOPS511

Determine energy transfer loads

PMAOPS512

Determine mass transfer loads

PMAOPS520

Manage utilities

PMAOPS521

Plan plant shutdown

PMAOPS522

Coordinate plant shutdown

PMAOPS550

Develop a colour formulation

PMAOPS350

PMAOPS450

PMAOPS560

Plan and design tailings management facilities

PMASUP520

Review procedures to minimise environmental impact of process

PMASUP540

Analyse equipment performance

PMAWHS502

Contribute to safety case

PMAWHS511

Manage emergency incidents

Up to one  (1) relevant unit may be chosen from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where that unit is packaged in a Diploma or above.

Group D – Other electives 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MSL954004

Obtain representative samples in accordance with a sampling plan

MSMENV472

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

MSMOPS400

Optimise process/plant area

MSMOPS401

Trial new process or product

MSMPER300

Issue work permits

MSMWHS201

MSMPER400

Coordinate permit process

MSMPER300

MSMSUP390

Use structured problem-solving tools

MSMSUP400

Develop and monitor quality systems

MSMSUP404

Coordinate maintenance

MSMSUP405

Identify problems in fluid power system

MSMSUP406

Identify faults in electronic control system

MSMWHS400

Contribute to WHS management system

MSMWHS401

Assess risk

MSS403085

Ensure process improvements are sustained

MSS403011

Facilitate implementation of competitive systems and practices

MSS405013

Lead team culture improvement

MSS403086

Improve cost factors in work practices

MSS403040

Facilitate and improve implementation of 5S

MSS403054

Facilitate breakthrough improvements

MSS403087

Mistake proof an operational process

MSS404084

Undertake process capability improvements

MSS404052A

MSS404054

Apply statistics to operational processes

MSS404060

Facilitate the use of planning software systems in a work area or team

MSS404085

Undertake proactive maintenance analyses

MSS404086

Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy

MSS404054

Apply statistics to operational processes

PMAOMIR407

Audit incident preparedness and established response systems

PMAOMIR418

Coordinate incident response

PMAOMIR424

Develop and maintain community relationships

PMAOMIR430

Conduct and assess incident exercises

PMAOMIR444

Develop incident containment tactics

PMAOMIR449

Monitor legal compliance obligations during incidents

PMAOPS280

Interpret process plant schematics

PMAOPS350

Match and adjust colour

PMAOPS402

Respond to abnormal process situations

MSMSUP390

PMAOPS405

Operate complex control systems

PMAOPS410

Operate remote production facilities

PMAOPS411

Manage plant shutdown and restart

PMAOPS433

Manage wells and gathering systems

PMAOPS434

Commission wells and gathering systems

PMAOPS450

Solve colour problems

PMAOPS460

Monitor and operate tailings management facilities

PMASUP410

Develop plant documentation

PMASUP420

Minimise environmental impact of process

PMASUP432

Coordinate pipeline projects

MSMPER300

PMASUP440

Commission/recommission plant

PMASUP441

Decommission plant

PMASUP444

Plan plant preparation and isolation

PMASUP445

Participate in HAZOP studies

PMAOPS280

PMAWHS420

Develop first aid procedures and manage resources

TAEASS401

Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402

Assess competence

TAEASS403

Participate in assessment validation

Up to two (2)  relevant units may be chosen from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are packaged in a Certificate IV or above.

Qualification Mapping Information

Release 2. Supersedes and is equivalent to PMA60116 Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology (Release 1).

Release 1. Supersedes and is equivalent to PMA60108 Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=9fc2cf53-e570-4e9f-ad6a-b228ffdb6875