Pack products or materials

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 MSAPMSUP204A, 'Pack products or materials'.
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




Performance Criteria describe the required performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the Element. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the Evidence Guide.

1. Prepare goods/materials for packaging.

1.1 Interpret packaging specifications.

1.2 Interpret order packaging documentation.

1.3 Select appropriate technology for packaging goods/materials.

1.4 Identify packaging materials and match specifications.

2. Package finished products.

2.1 Identify the nature of the product or material and the particular handling requirements.

2.2 Conduct process according to production specifications and organisational procedures.

2.3 Conduct equipment start up and run operation as necessary.

2.4 Employ ancillary equipment as necessary and use safe working procedures.

3. Stack, label and store finished products.

3.1 Consult company warehouse schedule or manifest to determine product or material, delivery, or storage and location requirements.

3.2 Label or mark products or materials following workplace labelling standards.

3.3 Set up work area, handling and storage equipment taking account of safety and efficiency.

3.4 Store products where required making safe and efficient use of storage space.

3.5 Complete workplace records/documentation.

3.6 Attach invoices and picking slips (where required).

4. Clear work area.

4.1 Store unpacked products, products for packaging and handling equipment in appropriate areas.

4.2 Clean equipment and make ready for re-use.

4.3 Clean work area, making it safe and ready for the next user.

4.4 Report and document equipment faults.

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSAPMSUP204A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PMB30107 - Certificate III in Polymer Processing
  • PMB20107 - Certificate II in Polymer Processing
  • PMB40107 - Certificate IV in Polymer Technology
  • MSA20107 - Certificate II in Process Manufacturing
  • MSA30107 - Certificate III in Process Manufacturing
  • PMA20108 - Certificate II in Process Plant Operations
  • PMA30108 - Certificate III in Process Plant Operations
  • PMA40108 - Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology
  • AUR21105 - Certificate II in Automotive Sales
  • AUR31005 - Certificate III in Automotive Sales