Lead a competitive manufacturing team

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver MSACMC411A, 'Lead a competitive manufacturing team'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Facilitate the development of process and competitive manufacturing knowledge

1.1. Ensure necessary technical documentation and information about the process and competitive manufacturing is available to the team

1.2. Develop mentoring processes for team members

1.3. Structure team activities in a way which facilitates the ongoing development of the skills and knowledge of team members

1.4. Arrange for the provision of workforce development and training for team members as appropriate

1.5. Encourage team members to apply technical knowledge to the process.

2. Facilitate efficiency improvements in team activities

2.1. Ensure budgets, operating procedures and other related documentation is available to the team

2.2. Assist team members apply this information to the process responsibilities of the team

2.3. Encourage team members to identify waste

2.4. Develop an environment where efficiency improvements are recommended by team members

3. Resource and encourage a proactive maintenance approach

3.1. Develop communications between specialists outside the team and team members

3.2. Develop strategies to monitor and deal with key reliability issues

3.3. Resource and encourage team members to identify and take appropriate action on potential equipment problems

3.4. Arrange for workforce development and training for team members as required in proactive maintenance procedures and techniques

3.5. Involve team members in relating identified problems to the maintenance strategy, and developing any required changes, to ensure awareness, learning and commitment

4. Implement process and organisation improvements

4.1. Plan the implementation of team suggested and externally directed improvements

4.2. Facilitate team member commitment to, and involvement in, the implementation planning of improvements and to follow improvements to their conclusion

4.3. Encourage the application of the 'plan, do, measure, improve, control' approach to the job

4.4. Arrange for workforce development and training as required to facilitate continued team involvement in improvement processes

4.5. Involve team and other key personnel in identification of skill needs and means of skills acquisition to fill any identified gaps

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSACMC411A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA41910 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture)
  • MSA61108 - Advanced Diploma of Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSA31108 - Certificate III in Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSA41108 - Certificate IV in Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSA51108 - Diploma of Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSA40510 - Certificate IV in Recreational Vehicles
  • PMA50108 - Diploma of Process Plant Technology
  • PMA40108 - Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology
  • PMA60108 - Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology
  • MSS40111 - Certificate IV in Sustainable Operations
  • PMC40110 - Certificate IV in Manufactured Mineral Products
  • FPP40210 - Certificate IV in Papermaking Operations
  • FPP40110 - Certificate IV in Pulping Operations
  • SFI40511 - Certificate IV in Seafood Processing
  • FDF30310 - Certificate III in Plant Baking
  • FDF40110 - Certificate IV in Food Processing
  • FDF30810 - Certificate III in Plant Baking
  • FDF30110 - Certificate III in Food Processing
  • FDF30210 - Certificate III in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • FDF40210 - Certificate IV in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing