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Qualification details

PMC60110 - Advanced Diploma of Manufactured Mineral Products (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes PMC60104 - Advanced Diploma of Manufactured Mineral Products 29/Apr/2010
Is superseded by and equivalent to PMC60116 - Advanced Diploma of Manufactured Mineral ProductsSupersedes and is equivalent to PMC60110 Advanced Diploma of Manufactured Mineral Products. 21/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 29/Apr/2014
(View details for release 1) 30/Apr/2010

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
PMAOPS600C - Modify plantModify plantN/A
PMAOPS505A - Control the process during abnormal situationsControl the process during abnormal situationsN/A
MSS404082A - Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategyAssist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategyN/A
MSS404052A - Apply statistics to operational processesApply statistics to operational processesN/A
PMC555031B - Choose materials for an applicationChoose materials for an applicationN/A
MSAENV672B - Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainabilityDevelop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainabilityN/A
MSS405011A - Manage people relationshipsManage people relationshipsN/A
PMASUP520B - Review procedures to minimise environmental impact of processReview procedures to minimise environmental impact of processN/A
MSS405061A - Determine and establish information collection requirements and processesDetermine and establish information collection requirements and processesN/A
MSS405081A - Develop a proactive maintenance strategyDevelop a proactive maintenance strategyN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 312912 Metallurgical Or Materials Technician 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2128-79 Engineering Technologists Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Manufactured Mineral Products 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Product Designer (Process Manufacturing),Process Plant Technologist (Process Manufacturing),Plant Analyst (Process Manufacturing) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 312912 Metallurgical Or Materials Technician 30/Apr/2010 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 2128-79 Engineering Technologists Nec 30/Apr/2010 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 30/Apr/2010 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 30/Apr/2010 
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Modification History

Release 2 - Imported units updated to current versions. No change in outcomes.

Release 1 - Initial release

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform advanced technical and para-professional operations within the manufactured mineral products industries.

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The Advanced Diploma of Manufactured Mineral Products is intended for process plant technologists or para-professionals who may have worked their way up through the manufactured mineral products certificate qualifications or who have entered the industry at this level, either from another industry or trade occupation.

The process plant technologist will analyse performance and failure in equipment and products and will assist in the development on new and modified products.

Application 

This qualification is typically used to develop employees performing a highly technical role that includes an ability to lead others and conduct technical problem solving according to the needs of the work in the manufactured mineral products industries.

People with this qualification may be expected to work in one of the following sectors:

  • cement
  • precast concrete
  • premixed concrete
  • clay products
  • ceramic products
  • float (flat) glass
  • glass containers
  • refractories
  • plaster (both fibrous plaster and plaster boards)
  • fibre cement boards
  • ground minerals
  • abrasive grinding wheels and cutting discs
  • other areas.

Training programs for this qualification are suitable to be undertaken as part of a formal training contract with an employer under an Australian Traineeship or Apprenticeship arrangement.

Pathways into the qualification 

The Advanced Diploma of Manufactured Mineral Products offers advanced technical training to people who have completed PMC50110 Diploma of Manufactured Mineral Products or other relevant qualifications, or who have significant relevant industry experience without formal qualifications. Credit for this qualification may include units contained within relevant skill sets.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include PMC70110 Vocational Graduate Certificate in Refractories Engineering, MSA60108 Advanced Diploma of Manufacturing Technology, MSS60312 Advanced Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices or other relevant qualifications, including appropriate vocational graduate qualifications.

Additional qualification advice 

MSS60312 Advanced Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices is available for team leaders and managers at this level who already possess technical skills and who require additional manufacturing practice skills above those available in this qualification.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing considerations 

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units of competency in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification 

Communication 

  • initiate communication about multiple subjects and with multiple audiences
  • complete incident, technical and other reports
  • use technical information and manufacturer information
  • collect, analyse and organise information
  • communicate problem solutions, ideas and information
  • use and develop workplace documentation
  • maintain workplace records

Teamwork 

  • identify and describe own role and role of others
  • work within and lead a team
  • resolve conflicts between team members
  • develop teamwork strategies

Problem solving 

  • recognise a problem or a potential problem
  • determine problems needing priority action
  • refer problems outside area of responsibility to appropriate person
  • identify and develop appropriate theory base for problem
  • seek information and assistance as required to solve problems
  • solve problems within area of responsibility
  • follow through items initiated until final resolution has occurred
  • identify and isolate faults in equipment
  • use a range of formal problem solving techniques

Initiative and enterprise 

  • identify the most appropriate process conditions for equipment
  • determine problems needing action
  • develop and recommend required action
  • report problems outside area of responsibility
  • distinguish between causes of faults
  • recommend new and improved ways of doing things

Planning and organising 

  • prioritise actions to achieve required outcomes
  • plan own work requirements and assist others to plan theirs
  • plan and organise activities and projects
  • identify tasks to achieve team goals
  • organise allocation of tasks
  • monitor completion of allocated tasks
  • develop and adjust a production schedule

Self-management 

  • plan own work requirements
  • operate within appropriate time constraints, work standards and other requirements
  • select, use and improve appropriate equipment, materials, processes and procedures
  • plan to ensure effective production/projects
  • select and apply standard procedures
  • identify resource requirements
  • recognise limitations and seek timely advice

Learning 

  • ask questions to gain information
  • identify sources of information to expand knowledge and understanding
  • lead improvement procedures
  • lead the development of continuous improvement strategies
  • assist others develop competency
  • develop enterprise knowledge
  • identify and address learning gaps in team

Technology 

  • operate, adjust and optimise the operation of equipment
  • develop equipment and process
  • start up and shut down equipment
  • set up equipment
  • monitor quality
  • function and operating principles of equipment
  • maintain workplace records

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

To be awarded the Advanced Diploma of Manufactured Mineral Products competency must be achieved in fifteen  (15 ) units of competency:

  • four  (4 ) core units of competency
  • eleven  (11 ) elective units of competency from Groups A and B, chosen as specified below.

Note 

Where prerequisite units apply, these must be considered in the total number of units chosen.

Core units of competency 

Select all four  (4 ) units of competency from this list.

Unit code 

Title 

Prerequisites 

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSAPMOHS200A

Work safely

MSAPMSUP200A

Achieve work outcomes

MSAPMSUP210A

Process and record information

Elective units of competency 

Group A  - Specialist electives 

A minimum of two  (2 ) specialist elective units must be chosen from the list below.

Unit code 

Title 

Prerequisites 

MSS405075A

Facilitate the development of a new product

MSS404052A

PMAOPS600C

Modify plant

PMAOPS601A

Debottleneck plant

PMC556031C

Design structural/mechanical components

PMC555031B

Group B  - Other electives 

The balance of units, to a maximum of nine  (9 ), may be drawn in any combination from:

  • units not already chosen from Group A above
  • Group B units listed below, with a maximum of seven  (7 ) from Group B2

Group B1 

Unit code 

Title 

Prerequisites 

PMAOPS500A

Optimise production systems

PMAOPS501A

Provide operational expertise to a project team

PMAOPS505A

Control the process during abnormal situations

PMAOPS511B

Determine energy transfer loads

PMAOPS512B

Determine mass transfer loads

PMAOPS520C

Manage utilities

PMAOPS521C

Plan plant shutdown

PMAOPS522A

Coordinate plant shutdown

PMBTECH502B

Review and analyse production trials and specify retrials

PMC555030C

Analyse equipment performance

PMC555031B

Choose materials for an application

Group B2 

Unit code 

Title 

Prerequisites 

LMTGN5004A

Manage installation and commissioning of equipment and systems

MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

MEM09003B

Prepare basic engineering drawing

MEM09002B

MSS405010A

Manage relationships with non-customer external organisations

MSS405011A

Manage people relationships

MSS405012A

Manage workplace learning

MSS404052A

Apply statistics to operational process

MSS404081A

Undertake proactive maintenance analyses

MSS404082A

Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy

MSS405040A

Manage 5S system in an organisation

MSS405041A

Implement improvement systems in an organisation

MSS405050A

Determine and improve process capability

MSS404052A

MSS405060A

Develop the application of enterprise control systems in an organisation

MSS405061A

Determine and establish information collection requirements and processes

MSS405070A

Develop and manage sustainable energy practices

MSS015002A

Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources

MSS405081A

Develop a proactive maintenance strategy

MSAENV672B

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

MSAPMOHS503A

Maintain the workplace OHS management system

MSAPMOHS510A

Manage risk

MSAPMOPS401A

Trial new process or product

PMASUP520B

Review procedures to minimise environmental impact of process

PSPPM502B

Manage complex projects

Up to four  (4 ) relevant units may be chosen from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are available at Certificate IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma.