To be awarded a Certificate IV in Competitive Manufacturing, competency must be achieved in ten (10) units of competency.
nine (9) elective units of competency, four (4) of which may be selected from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, as specified below.
The ten (10) units must include at least three Competitive Manufacturing (CM) 400 series units that are additional to any already achieved as part of the Certificate III or other recognition pathway.
Note: Where prerequisite units are identified they must be counted in the total number of units required for completion of the qualification.
Complete the following one (1) unit from this list.
Select a minimum of one (1) unit from the following list.
Select a maximum of one (1) unit from the following list.
Select a minimum of two (2) units from the following list.
The balance of units, to a maximum of five (5) may be drawn from any combination of:
elective units listed below (note that a maximum of two of these can be from 200 series units)
Manage the impact of change on own work
Manage relationships with non-customer external organisations
Manage people relationships
Manage workplace learning
Facilitate holistic culture improvement in a manufacturing enterprise
Develop a communications strategy to support production
Apply competitive manufacturing practices
Sustain process improvements
Develop a competitive manufacturing system
Analyse and map a value chain
Manage a value chain
Develop manufacturing related business plans
Manage competitive manufacturing processes in a jobbing shop environment
Develop a balanced score card for use in competitive manufacturing
Introduce competitive manufacturing to a small or medium enterprise
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
Apply quality standards
Use planning software systems in manufacturing
Use SCADA systems in manufacturing
Use sustainable energy practices
Use sustainable environmental practices
Undertake root cause analysis
Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy
Apply statistics to processes in manufacturing
Develop quick changeover procedures
Develop a Just in Time (JIT) system
Design a process layout
Develop a levelled pull system of manufacturing
Optimise cost of product
Undertake value analysis of product costs in terms of customer requirements
Analyse cost implications of maintenance strategy
Manage 5S system in a manufacturing environment
Implement a continuous improvement system
Determine and improve process capability
Design an experiment
Apply six sigma to process control and improvement
Develop the application of enterprise systems in manufacturing
Determine and establish information collection requirements and processes
Develop a documentation control strategy for a manufacturing enterprise
Develop and manage sustainable energy practices
Develop and manage sustainable environmental practices
Facilitate the development of a new product
Develop a proactive maintenance strategy
Adapt a proactive maintenance strategy to the process manufacturing sector
Adapt a proactive maintenance strategy for a seasonal or cyclical manufacturing operation
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability
A maximum of four (4) units may be selected from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are available for inclusion at Certificates III, IV or Diploma level. Units chosen should be relevant to the workplace and would normally be drawn from the appropriate sector Training Package, or possibly the Business Services Training Package.