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GOVERNMENT-FUNDED

Skills First Funding

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ENROLMENT TYPE

Non Apprentice/Trainee

Trainee

Course Code

MSS30316

DURATION

14 Months

STUDY MODE

Workplace based – onsite

Training Provider

National Training Services (NTS)

Potential employment Opportunites

This qualification is suitable for people who hold job roles in the following areas: Electrical,Fabrication,Fitting and turning,Welding,This qualification assumes that a learner has current or past work experience where operational or technical skills have already been gained and a supervisory or similar level of responsibility exists. This qualification is not suitable for direct entry from school.

PRACTICAL PLACEMENT

120 hrs

Certificate III in Competitive Systems and Practices MSS30316

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Certificate III in Competitive Systems and Practices provides employees with the skills needed to improve efficiency in their work role or the efficiency of a team or work area. It complements but does not duplicate qualifications supplying operational, production, maintenance, logistics, administration, or other technical skills to industry.

This qualification is not intended to supply operational or technical skills that are used in conjunction with competitive systems and practices skills.

In this course participants will undertake practical workplace improvement projects that focus on implementing Lean concepts and sustainable improvements to manufacturing environments. These projects are tailored to suit real areas of improvement within the workplace.

What is Lean? Read more here →

We offer this course as a single qualification or in conjunction with one of the following qualifications:

PMA30116 Certificate III in Process Plant Operations
FBP30121 Certificate III in Food Processing
TLI30321 Certificate III in Supply Chain Operations

DURATION
Training for this qualification is conducted in the workplace over a maximum of 14 months.

 

WHO IS IT FOR

This qualification is suitable for people who hold job roles in the following areas:

  • Electrical
  • Fabrication
  • Fitting and turning
  • Welding

This qualification assumes that a learner has current or past work experience where operational or technical skills have already been gained and a supervisory or similar level of responsibility exists. This qualification is not suitable for direct entry from school.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no prerequisites, however, National Training Services offers this qualification as a work-based training and assessment program and therefore participants must be employed in a suitable manufacturing company in administrative or operational positions, or be in development to be upskilled or promoted to an administrative or operational position.

Additionally, they will need to have the support of their employer to undertake the training and assessment program.

 

TUITION FEES

National Training Services can access state government funding for this qualification through the Victorian Skills First funding program. Participants who are eligible for Skills First funding will pay no tuition fees. If participants are not eligible for funding a fee may be required, please contact NTS for details on fee for service costs.

 

VICTORIAN SKILLS FIRST ELIGIBILITY

You may be eligible for Skills First Funding if you are:

  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, New Zealand citizen, or a holder of an approved bridging, protection, safe haven or humanitarian visa; and
  • under 20 years old;

OR

  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, New Zealand citizen, or a holder of an approved bridging, protection, safe haven or humanitarian visa; and
  • over 20 years old and enrolling into a qualification higher than the highest qualification already held.

Statement of fees for Skills First funded students →

Contact National Training Services to inquire about your eligibility for State Government funding. Phone 0414 224 314

 

CERTIFICATION

To be awarded the MSS30316 Certificate III in Competitive Systems and Practices, competency must be achieved in ten (10) units of competency. These are comprised of:

  • Three core units of competency
  • Seven elective units of competency

NTS PATHWAYS

MSS40316 Certificate IV in Competitive Systems and Practices

 

LEARNING

Training and assessment activities undertaken in the workplace include:

  • Training sessions
  • Project planning, implementation and presentation
  • Skills development

ASSESSMENT

Assessment consists of:

  • Written or verbal assessment
  • Workplace observation by the trainer
  • Project presentations reviewed by the trainer and workplace management
  • Third-Party Report

The program is structured into 4 clusters of related and complimentary units. The units and activities within each cluster are structured as follows:

  • Clusters 1 and 2 – Planning, preparation, review, discovery and research
  • Cluster 3 – Workplace improvement projects launched and implemented
  • Cluster 4 – Implementation and consolidation of workplace improvement projects followed by measurement, review, evaluation and reflection

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 0414 224 314.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

How to Apply

Please make sure you have read all the course information about units of study, duration, entry requirements, assessment information, job prospects etc.

Steps

1. To register your interest in a course: click on the ‘Register Your Interest’ link and complete the information required on the form.

2. A Now Training representative will contact you shortly to discuss your application.

3. You are required to attend a pre-training interview which includes a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment and complete the eligibility declaration form (in the case of students applying for Skills First Program Funding).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 0414 224 314.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

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