To be awarded the Certificate III in Leather Production, competency must be achieved in nineteen (19) units of competency.
Six (6) core units of competency
Thirteen (13) elective units of competency as specified below.
If Certificate II has been achieved, an additional six (6) units are required. All core units listed must be achieved - any Certificate III core units not achieved at Certificate II must be completed as part of the additional six (6) units required for the Certificate III. Units that have been credited towards lower level qualifications must not be selected in the additional six (6) unit requirement. At least two (2) of the six (6) units must be from Group A and at least one (1) must be from Group B.
Note: Where prerequisite units apply, these have been noted, and must be considered in the total number of units.
Complete all six (6) units from this list
Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures
Apply quality standards
Work in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry
Perform tasks to support production
Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Select thirteen (13) units as specified below.
A minimum of two (2) units must be selected from Group A A minimum of one (1) unit must be selected from Group B
A minimum of four (4) units must be selected from Group C
A maximum of two (2) units may be chosen from Group E
A maximum of three (3) units may be selected from Group F
The remainder must be selected from Groups A, B, C and D.
When this qualification is applied for a hide skin and leather context, the rules for unit selection apply to units coded HL.
When this qualification is applied for a leather production context, the rules for unit selection apply to units coded LG.
NOTE: Competitive Manufacturing Training Package units, identified in Group E as MSACM coded units, should be selected on the basis of work requirements. Those at Certificate II level (units in the 200 series) are appropriate for operators. MSACM units for those in Certificate III level positions such as team leaders should be selected from both the 200 series and the 400 series.
Control production in a section of a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear enterprise
Supervise operations in a textiles, clothing and footwear enterprise
Estimate and cost job
Plan tasks to assist production operations
Monitor and operate trade waste process
Determine suitability of hide, skin and leather for specific requirements
Determine tanning requirements for hide, skin and leather
Make a prototype
Cut leather by hand
Sew leather by hand
Apply finishes to leather products
Apply pattern specifications to saddlery operations
Assemble saddle components
Work in a team environment
Perform minor maintenance
Perform test or inspection to check product quality
Select, transfer and remove materials and products
Coordinate work of team or section
Operate computing technology in a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear workplace
Operate mobile load shifting equipment
Manage the impact of change on own work
Lead change in a manufacturing environment
Apply competitive manufacturing practices
Sustain process improvements
Implement a competitive manufacturing system
Ensure process improvements are sustained
Apply quick changeover procedures
Apply Just in Time (JIT) procedures
Apply cost factors to work practices
Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements
Apply 5S procedures in a manufacturing environment
Monitor process capability
Use planning software systems in manufacturing
Use SCADA systems in manufacturing
Use sustainable energy practices
Undertake root cause analysis
Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy
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 a manufacturing team or work area
Undertake proactive maintenance analyses
Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Other Leather Production units that are available at Certificates II (maximum 1 unit) and III (maximum 3 units)
Other TCF Training Package units that are available at Certificates II (maximum 1 unit), III (maximum 3 units) and IV (maximum 1 unit)
Units from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses that are available at Certificates II (maximum 1 unit), III (maximum 3 units) and IV (maximum 1 unit)