Certificate II in Papermaking Operations

Not Applicable


Qualification Notes

Total number of units = 12

2Core units plus

10 Elective units

At least 1 and up to 4 elective units must be selected from a single Industry Specific group (Groups A-I)

One elective unit must be selected from each of the following Support Electives groups (Group J)





Remaining electives may be selected from the Supplementary Electives (Group K) list and may include up to 2 units from an endorsed Training Package or State/Territory accredited course

Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome sought, industry requirements and the qualification level. Units selected must not duplicate each other in content

Please note that imported units from other Training Packages are for the purpose of Industry assessment only and that any licensing requirements are to be dealt with through specific Licensing units, undertaken prior to this qualification and in such a manner as to meet state and territory licensing requirements


Unit Code

Unit Name

add topic FPPQAS210A

Apply basic quality practices

add topic MSAPMSUP101A

Clean workplace or equipment


Group A: Chemical recovery operations

(co-located in Certificate II Pulping Operations)

add topic FPPREC210A

Monitor and control chemical recovery operations

Group B: Steam generation

(co-located in Certificate II Pulping Operations)

add topic FPPSTM210A

Monitor and control boiler operation

Group C: Electrical power generation

(co-located in Certificate II Pulping Operations)

add topic FPPEPG210A

Monitor and control power generation system

Group D: Wet end operations

add topic FPPWEO210A

Monitor and control wet end operations

Group E: Dry end operations

add topic FPPDEO210A

Monitor and control dry end operations

Group F: Coated paper processes

add topic FPPCPP210A

Monitor and control coated paper processes

Group G: Finishing and converting

add topic FPPFCO210A

Monitor, control and shut down finishing and converting operations

Group H: Water services

(co-located in Supplementary Electives and Certificate II Pulping Operations)

add topic FPPWAS210A

Operate water systems

Group I: Warehousing and dispatch

add topic FPPWAR250A

Store product

add topic FPPWAR255A

Prepare and dispatch product

add topic FPPWAR280A

Warehouse product packaging



add topic FPPNUM210A

Estimate and calculate basic data

add topic MEM12024A

Perform computations

add topic MSS402030A

Apply cost factors to work practices


add topic FPPOHS210A

Participate in OHS processes

add topic FPPOHS310A

Contribute to OHS processes


add topic BSBCMM101A

Apply basic communication skills

add topic BSBCMM201A

Communicate in the workplace


add topic FPPSUS210A

Apply sustainable work practices/policies

add topic MSACMT270A

Use sustainable energy practices

add topic MSACMT271A

Use sustainable environmental practices


Chemical preparation

add topic FPPCPR210A

Prepare chemical products

Computer / process control equipment

add topic FPPCSK310A

Operate process control equipment

add topic MSAPMOPS212A

Use enterprise computers or data systems

Emergency procedures / safety

add topic MSAPMOHS110A

Follow emergency response procedures

add topic PMAOHS211B

Prepare equipment for emergency response

Environmental monitoring

add topic FPPENV210A

Identify and monitor environmental discharges/emissions

First aid


Provide first aid

add topic MSAPMOHS220A

Provide initial first aid response

Load shifting

add topic FPPMHV210A

Operate overhead crane

add topic TLID1001A

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

add topic TLID1002A

Shift a load using manually-operated equipment

add topic TLID2003A

Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

add topic TLID2004A

Load and unload goods/cargo

add topic TLID2010A

Operate a forklift

add topic TLID2013A

Move materials mechanically using automated equipment

add topic TLID3011A

Conduct specialised forklift operations

add topic TLID3024A

Use specialised liquid bulk transfer equipment (gravity/pressurised)

add topic TLID3031A

Rig load

add topic TLID3035A

Operate a boom type elevating work platform

add topic TLID2047A

Prepare cargo for transfer with slings

Planning and organising

add topic FPPPLN210A

Plan and undertake a routine task

add topic MEM14005A

Plan a complete activity

Preventative maintenance / operator maintainer

add topic FPPPRM210A

Undertake operator level preventative maintenance

add topic FPPPRM220A

Perform lubrication

add topic MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawings

add topic MEM12023A

Perform engineering measurements

add topic MEM18001C

Use hand tools

add topic MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

add topic MEM18055B

Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

add topic MSS402081A

Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy

Water services

add topic FPPWAS210A

Operate water systems (co-located in Industry Specific: Group H)

Primary resource operations

add topic FPPRES260A

Receive materials

add topic FPPRES270A

Unload materials

Training and assessment

add topic TAEASS301B

Contribute to assessment

add topic TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction

Laboratory operations

add topic MSL904001A

Perform standard calibration

add topic MSL973001A

Perform basic tests

Business support

add topic FPPREL210A

Contribute to effective working relationships

add topic BSBWRK402A

Empower workers

add topic BSBWRK403A

Communicate with workers

add topic BSBWRK409A

Prepare for and participate in dispute resolution

add topic TLIA2022A

Participate in stocktakes

Production support

add topic FPPPRS210A

Identify and rectify problems in the workplace

add topic FPPPRV210A

Operate ancillary equipment

add topic MSACMS401A

Ensure process improvements are sustained

add topic MSS402020A

Apply quick changeover procedures

add topic MSS402040A

Apply 5S procedures

add topic MSS402050A

Monitor process capability

add topic MSS403032A

Analyse manual handling processes

add topic MSS403051A

Mistake proof an operational process


add topic CPPSEC2011B

Control access to and exit from premises

add topic CPPSEC2015A

Patrol premises

Ordering / distribution / storage

add topic FPPPUL250A

Store and distribute pulped product

add topic MEM11016B

Order materials

add topic TLIA2012A

Pick and process orders

add topic TLIA3016A

Use inventory systems to organise stock control


    Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Licensing Information

Not Applicable

Employability Skills


The following table contains a summary of the employability skills for this qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on the packaging options.

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


Complete workplace forms

Read and interpret required documentation, procedures and reports

Use required forms of communication in applying basic quality practices


Complete work in accordance with procedures and obtain appropriate sign off as required

Interpret and apply quality standards and procedures to individual and team work in accordance with sop

Work as part of a team


Identify and action problems within level of responsibility

Make adjustments to processes in order to maintain specified product quality

Recognise non-standard situations and then determine an appropriate action which is consistent with operating guidelines

Initiative and enterprise

Identify and report faulty equipment according to SOP

Monitor and interpret information in relation to process control points

Query or raise matters about the scope of work if it varies from that normally undertaken

Planning and organising

Identify and schedule housekeeping requirements as appropriate

Prioritise work station's process control points for checking and maintaining quality

Prioritise the need for corrective action based on potential risk or loss or damage if the required actions are not performed


Plan own work, including predicting consequences and identifying improvements

Read relevant safety information and apply safety precautions appropriate to the task/relevant to the practical operation of the process

Undertake work strictly in accordance with the provisions of any permit

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


Correctly identify waste materials

Keep informed about changes to company quality assurance policy, practices and procedures

Make adjustments according to sop


Access, navigate and enter computer-based information

Keep plant and equipment clean and tidy

Record inspections, process variable values and/or test information in the reporting/recording system