To be awarded the add topic MSS20316 Certificate II in Competitive Systems and Practices, competency must be achieved in ten (10) units of competency:

four (4) core units of competency

six (6) elective units of competency listed below.

A maximum of three (3) electives may be selected from other qualifications in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available at Certificates II and III. Units chosen should be relevant to the workplace and would normally be drawn from the appropriate sector Training Package, or possibly the Business Services Training Package.

Note: Units with prerequisites are marked with an asterisk*. Prerequisite units must be counted in the total number of units required for achievement of the qualification. Refer to individual units for details.

Core units of competency

Unit code

Unit title

add topic MSS402001

Apply competitive systems and practices

add topic MSS402010

Manage the impact of change on own work

add topic MSMENV272

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic MSMWHS200

Work safely

Elective units of competency

Unit code

Unit title


add topic MSS402002

Sustain process improvements

add topic MSS402020

Apply quick changeover procedures

add topic MSS402021

Apply Just in Time procedures

add topic MSS402030

Apply cost factors to work practices

add topic MSS402031

Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements

add topic MSS402040

Apply 5S procedures

add topic MSS402041

Apply 5S in an office

add topic MSS402050

Monitor process capability

add topic MSS402051

Apply quality standards

add topic MSS402052

Implement continuous improvements based on standardised work practices

add topic MSS402053

Participate in breakthrough improvements in an office

add topic MSS402060

Use planning software systems in operations

add topic MSS402061

Use SCADA systems in operations

add topic MSS402080

Undertake root cause analysis

add topic MSS402081

Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.