Certificate IV in Government (Trade Measurement)

This qualification supports staff with responsibility for providing national trade measurement inspection. The candidate may work in a department, organisation, division or business unit that provides specialist trade measurement services to employers. The qualification is also applicable to candidates who are working in broader verification or measurement areas, seeking to pursue a career path in trade measurement within government.


This qualification requires 12 units of competency including:

8 core units

4 elective units

Choose 4 elective units from Groups A and B below .

Alternatively, up to 2 electives may be selected from elsewhere within this Training Package, or from another endorsed Training Package, or from an Accredited Course.

Units selected should not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.

All elective units must be selected from an equivalent qualification level or higher, unless otherwise stated.

Core units

add topic PSPETHC401A

Uphold and support the values and principles of public service

add topic PSPGOV412A

Use advanced workplace communication strategies

add topic PSPGOV414A

Provide workplace mentoring

add topic PSPREG401C

Exercise regulatory powers

add topic PSPREG403B

Assess compliance

add topic PSPREG405B

Act on non-compliance

add topic PSPREG413A

Undertake inspections and monitoring

add topic MSL944001A

Maintain laboratory/field workplace safety

Elective units

Group A Elective Units (Trade measurement)

add topic MSATMINS401A

Inspect a range of weighing instruments

add topic MSATMINS402A

Inspect a range of liquid measuring instruments using volume measures

add topic MSATMINS403A

Inspect a range of trading practices

add topic MSATMINS404A

Inspect a range of pre-packaged products

Group B Elective Units (Laboratory measurement)

add topic MSATMVER403A

Verify inspector's class reference standards

add topic MSL924001A

Process and interpret data

add topic MSL925002A

Analyse measurements and estimate uncertainties

add topic MSL934002A

Apply quality system and continuous improvement processes


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