Certificate IV in Automotive Manufacturing (Bus_Truck_Trailer)
This qualification allows individuals to develop skills and knowledge to become specialist within the automotive manufacturing sector. They may undertake a range of complex and non-routine tasks, with accountability for the quality of outcomes. The range of technical skills and knowledge is proficient and leadership for others would be expected.
This qualification is a post-trade level qualification in the industry.
It is designed for a range of specialised functions in the bus/truck/trailer manufacturing area of the industry.
As an entry requirement, individuals must hold the AUM35108 Certificate III in Automotive Manufacturing (Bus/Truck/Trailer) prior to attempting this qualification, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competencies.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.
To be awarded the Certificate IV in Automotive Manufacturing (Bus/Truck/Trailer), competency must be achieved in fourteen (14) units of competency:
four (4) core units of competency
ten (10) elective units of competency, as specified below.
Note: Where prerequisite units apply, these must be considered in the total number of units chosen.
Core units of competency
Plan and organise production
Lead change in a manufacturing environment
Ensure process improvements are sustained
Apply quality standards
Elective units of competency
Select ten (10) units of competency from this list.
Develop and produce documentation and procedures
Produce drawings manually
Produce computer-aided drawings (CAD)
Prepare and document quotation
Conduct final inspections and functional tests
Conduct simulated or road performance test
Conduct welding inspection
Prepare new product designs
Apply competitive manufacturing practices
Sustain process improvements
Apply quick changeover procedures
Apply cost factors to work practices
Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements
Monitor process capability
Use planning software systems in manufacturing
Use SCADA systems in manufacturing
Undertake root cause analysis
Facilitate a Just In Time (JIT) system
Improve cost factors in work practices
Analyse manual handling processes
Lead 5S in a manufacturing environment
Undertake process capability improvements
Mistake proof a production process
Apply statistics to processes in manufacturing
Facilitate the use of planning software systems in manufacturing
Facilitate SCADA systems in manufacturing team or work area
Undertake proactive maintenance analyses
Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Up to two (2) elective units may be selected from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages or accredited courses, where they are available at Certificate III, IV or Diploma.