Support proactive maintenance

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 MSACMT483A, 'Support proactive maintenance'.
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. Lead team in monitoring process and equipment.

1.1. Demonstrate to team how to observe the process/equipment continuously and critically using appropriate senses (sight, hearing etc) to identify any potential or actual problems

1.2. Identify to team data indicators that must be monitored and recorded

1.3. Ensure team monitors identified data indicators frequently and critically

1.4. Ensure symptoms of operations outside the desired range of conditions and performance are recognised

1.5. Analyse cause of equipment non standard performance within scope of knowledge and skill

1.6. Ensure team members take timely and appropriate action to solve problem or to refer problem to appropriate manager or specialist

2. Apply proactive maintenance strategy.

2.1. Obtain and discuss maintenance strategy with relevant people

2.2. Identify aspects of maintenance strategy which require specific input from team

2.3. Discuss maintenance strategy with team members

2.4. Ensure team members have resources and training to be able to make the required contributions

3. Analyse standard procedures and work practices.

3.1. Examine team procedures and practices for compatibility with maintenance strategy

3.2. Identify areas where production procedures/practices should be changed to comply with maintenance strategy

3.3. Identify areas where maintenance strategy should change to comply with production procedures and practices

3.4. Identify other activities or areas where changes might increase equipment reliability

3.5. Take appropriate action to have the required changes made

4. Facilitate team contribution to proactive maintenance.

4.1. Monitor team's contribution to proactive maintenance

4.2. Arrange for competency development of team members as required

4.3. Facilitate ongoing examination by the team of process reliability and overall equipment efficiency (OEE)

4.4. Arrange for follow through and implementation of team originated improvements

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSACMT483A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSA61108 - Advanced Diploma of Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSA31108 - Certificate III in Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSA41108 - Certificate IV in Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSA51108 - Diploma of Competitive Manufacturing
  • MSS40111 - Certificate IV in Sustainable Operations
  • SFI30511 - Certificate III 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