Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Units marked with an asterisk have one or more prerequisite requirements. The prerequisites for these units are to be counted in the total number of units required in the elective group. Please refer to the individual units for details.
Choose 25 units as specified below for each specialist stream.
Group A - specialist streams
Choose twenty five (25) elective units as specified to achieve a specialist stream.
All units from each specialist stream are available in Group B as General Electives.
Five elective units may also be chosen from other qualifications in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, as specified below.
Metallurgy specialist stream
Select twenty five (25) elective units:
a minimum of fourteen (14) from the list below
the balance may be chosen from Group B
at least six of the 14 metallurgy elective units must be coded MSATCM5---
the unit MSATCM406A Apply basic chemistry principles to metallurgy must also be selected if it has not already been completed as part of a lower qualification
Manage relationships with non-customer external organisations
MSA60108 Advanced Diploma of Manufacturing Technology
The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the manufacturing technology related industries 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 reflect skill requirements for this level.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:
Communicate with members of supply chain
Use information and communication technology to interpret and analyse market and supply chain information and research new processes and products
Use a range of communication and marketing tools to present concepts to a variety of audiences
Negotiate contracts with national and international networks
Complete documentation and maintain records
Network with clients, industry professionals, supply chain personnel and all levels of internal management
Provide product information to others in the team
Interpret and evaluate market information for use in current and future practices
Determine cost effective supply of materials and resources through the supply chain
Analyse consumer behaviour to inform marketing processes and identify market opportunities
Calculate cost estimates
Map and establish supply chain processes
Evaluate designs and identify opportunities for improvement
Initiative and enterprise
Secure new networks with industry professionals and clients
Implement new product development processes
Participate in product improvement processes
Implement sales and marketing plans
Planning and organising
Undertake effective planning of own and others' work to achieve desired outcomes within agreed time-frames
Schedule meetings and correspondences with networks
Monitor quality processes and analyse outcomes
Plan and implement contingency plans to respond to incidents and problems
Coordinate quality assurance
Coordinate people and processes to achieve desired goals
Define roles and responsibilities of others
Manage work plans and priorities and define responsibilities
Manage client and industry relationships and networks
Manage data flows and record keeping
Monitor own work against industry standards
Develop or adjust processes based on new information
Conduct research to increase knowledge of industry practices and opportunities
Develop contacts and networks to support work activity
Use information and communication technology to acquire, manage and share data and maintain communication networks.
Use computer-aided design technology to develop new products