The Certificate III reflects vocational outcomes for those performing supervision roles, specialised technical tasks or multi-skilled roles within a production environment.
This qualification is typically used to develop skill and knowledge in the application of specialised technical, operational and supervisory skills within textile fabrication enterprises.
Pathways into the qualification
Direct entry into this qualification requires completion of a total of nineteen (19) units of competency according to the rules described below.
Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMT20507 Certificate II in Textile Fabrication or achieved equivalent industry experience.
Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification include LMT40107 Certificate IV in Textile Technology and Production, MSA41108 Certificate IV in Competitive Manufacturing, or other relevant manufacturing qualifications.
There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements in some environments. Local regulations should be checked for details.
To be awarded the Certificate III in Textile Fabrication, competency must be achieved in nineteen (19) units of competency.
Nine (9) core units of competency
Ten (10) elective units of competency as specified below.
If Certificate II has been achieved, an additional six (6) units are required. All core units listed must be achieved - any Certificate III core units not achieved at Certificate II must be completed as part of the additional six (6) unit required for the Certificate III. Units that have been credited towards lower level qualifications must not be selected in the additional six (6) unit requirement. A minimum of three (3) of the six (6) units must be selected from Groups A or B.
Note: Where prerequisite units apply, these have been noted, and must be considered in the total number of units.
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Select ten (10) units as specified below.
A minimum of two (2) units must be selected from Group A
A minimum of two (2) units must be selected from Group B
A minimum of two (2) units must be selected from Group C
A maximum of two (2) units may be selected from Group E
A maximum of three (3) units may be selected from Group F
The remainder must be selected from Groups A, B and C.
NOTE: Competitive Manufacturing Training Package units, identified in Group E as MSACM coded units, should be selected on the basis of work requirements. Those at Certificate II level (units in the 200 series) are appropriate for operators. MSACM units for those in Certificate III level positions such as team leaders should be selected from both the 200 series and the 400 series.
Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy
Other Textile Fabrication units that are available at Certificates II (maximum 1 unit) and III (maximum 3 units)
Other TCF Training Package units that are available at Certificates II (maximum 1 unit), III (maximum 3 units) and IV (maximum 1 unit)
Units from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses that are available at Certificates II (maximum 1 unit), III (maximum 3 units) and IV (maximum 1 unit)
Employability Skills Summary - Certificate III in Textile Fabrication
The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the Textile Fabrication industries 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 reflect skill requirements for this level.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:
communicate verbally with internal and external clients
complete written documents, job cards, forms, timesheets and quotations
use communication technologies efficiently
communicate production abnormalities
develop work instructions, visuals and signs
demonstrate effective and appropriate communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with people from a range of backgrounds
read, interpret and communicate production schedules
communicate with all team members
use appropriate barriers and signs
perform measurements and calculations to determine work requirements
work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race or religion
liaise with and provide support to other team members
work independently or as part of a team
keep team members informed of changes to work practices
identify team performance required to meet customer needs
provide leadership to others in the team
encourage the sharing of information between team members
plan and support team activities
identify and report problems and make contributions to their solution
investigate problem causes
examine tools for damage, missing components or other defects
identify and promptly address problems or issues
assess quality of work pieces
determine effective work practices
provide problem solving support to team members
identify and report potential environmental hazards
Initiative and enterprise
seek and provide feedback on procedures
gather and analyse information
record information on the quality and other indicators of production performance
adjust and implement production schedules changes
identify and implement process improvements
coordinate work activities and manufacturing processes
monitor workplace performance
use analytical and decision making skills
Planning and organising
identify hazards and implement appropriate hazard control measures
organise self and others to meet production schedules
identify and rectify stock shortages in advance
sequence work to maximise safety and productivity
select and use appropriate hand and power tools
identify labour requirements to achieve product manufacture and perform required services
monitor resource use in own work
determine materials, chemicals, quality and production requirements
apply time management skills to ensure work flow
interpret and apply relevant acts and regulations
keep the work area clean and tidy at all times
conduct regular housekeeping activities
understand own work activities
manage own time
develop and implement workplace procedures and instructions
locate, interpret and apply information relevant to own work
establish own work schedule
monitor and evaluate own work quality
conduct work in a manner which minimises waste
accept responsibility for quality of work
develop learning activities as appropriate
assess competencies in meeting job requirements
identify own training needs and seek skill development if required
listen to feedback from others
identify sources of information to expand knowledge and understanding
identify and address skill development needs of others in the team
use software applications effectively
properly start up, operate and shut down computers
work with technology safely and according to workplace standards
carry out pre-operational checks on equipment and machines
operate equipment and machines safely, efficiently and to productivity requirements