Diploma of Pulp and Paper Process Management

Not Applicable


Qualification Notes

Total number of units = 12

6Core units plus

6Elective units from the list below, at least 4 of which must be recommended for packaging at AQF5 or higher. These units may include up to 3 relevant units recommended for packaging at AQF5 from an endorsed Training Package or State/Territory accredited course

Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome sought, industry requirements and the qualification level


Unit Code

Unit Name

add topic FPPNUM430A

Calculate and analyse production and financial performance

add topic FPPOHS420A

Manage OHS processes

add topic FPPPLN420A

Plan a complex activity

add topic FPPQAS430A

Oversee quality assurance process

add topic FPPSUS510A

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

add topic BSBWOR501B

Manage personal work priorities and professional development


Unit Code

Unit Name

add topic BSBADM502B

Manage meetings

add topic BSBAUD501B

Initiate a quality audit

add topic BSBFIM501A

Manage budgets and financial plans

add topic BSBLED501A

Develop a workplace learning environment

add topic BSBMGT502B

Manage people performance

add topic BSBMGT507A

Manage environmental performance

add topic BSBMGT515A

Manage operational plan

add topic BSBMGT608C

Manage innovation and continuous improvement

add topic BSBPMG522A

Undertake project work

add topic BSBWOR502B

Ensure team effectiveness

add topic BSBWRK506A

Coordinate research and analysis

add topic FPICOT6205A

Prepare an enterprise carbon management report

add topic FPICOR6201A

Manage sustainability in the workplace

add topic FPICOT5208B

Build and maintain community relationships

add topic FPICOT5207A

Implement sustainability in the workplace

add topic FPICOT6201B

Manage community engagement

add topic MSACMT671A

Develop and manage sustainable energy practices

add topic TAEASS401B

Plan assessment activities and processes

add topic TAEASS402B

Assess competence

add topic TAEASS403B

Participate in assessment validation

add topic TAETAS501B

Undertake organisational training needs analysis

add topic TLIE4006A

Collect, analyse and present workplace data and information


    Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Licensing Information

Not Applicable

Employability Skills


The following table contains a summary of the employability skills 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 may vary depending on the packaging options.

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


Communicate effectively with others when collecting, analysing and presenting workplace data and information

Communicate outcomes of problem solutions to team and appropriate personnel

Read complex text


Assemble team for analysis

Lead and manage team processes

Refer problems to appropriate group or department


Devise appropriate action and solutions to typical presentation and communication problems

Promptly report and/or rectify any identified problems that may arise when collecting, analysing and presenting workplace data and information in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures

Rectify problems within level of responsibility

Initiative and enterprise

Identify causes and effects of faults and corrective action on associated processes

Implement contingency plans if required

Modify activities depending on differing operational contingencies, risk situations and environments

Planning and organising

Develop action plan including contingencies

Identify and organise resources to implement action plan

Organise and present processed information in a logical manner


Demonstrate leadership

Interpret and follow operational instructions and prioritise work

Maintain situational awareness in work area


Assess available types of problem solving activities/methodologies and determine most appropriate, such as e-learning tools

Assist others to identify and resolve operational problems in the workplace

Assist team members where required


Identify and use required communication and presentation technology

Solve systemic problems in the pulp and paper industry, which typically involves complex integrated equipment and continuous operations

Use electronic and other control systems to control equipment and processes as required