To be awarded the add topic PMC30116 Certificate III in Manufactured Mineral Products competency must be achieved in twenty (20) units of competency:

six (6) core units of competency

fourteen (14) elective units of competency from Groups A and B, chosen as specified below.

A minimum of one (1) unit must be selected from Group A

The balance of units, to a maximum of thirteen (13), may be chosen from Groups A and B, with a maximum of nine (9) from Group B2.

Up to six (6) of the elective units of competency can be chosen from other qualifications in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, as specified in Groups B1 and B2.

Note: Where prerequisite units apply, they must be counted in the total number of units required for achievement of the qualification.

Core units of competency

Unit code

Unit title

add topic MSMENV272

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic MSMWHS200

Work safely

add topic MSMSUP100

Apply workplace procedures

add topic MSMSUP101

Clean workplace or equipment

add topic MSMSUP102

Communicate in the workplace

Select one (1) of the following units. Note that only add topic MSAPMOPS101 OR PMAOPS101 may be included in this qualification, not both.

Unit code

Unit title


add topic MSMOPS101

Make measurements

add topic PMAOPS101

Read dials and indicators

Elective units of competency

Group A - Specialist electives

Unit code

Unit title


add topic MSL974005

Perform physical tests

add topic PMAOPS305

Operate process control systems

add topic PMC553000

Set up and tune a process

add topic PMC553010

Process raw meal into product

add topic PMC552010

add topic PMC553020

Prepare moulds and dies

add topic PMC553021

Set up and tune glazing equipment

add topic PMC553040

Set up and optimise glass forming process

add topic PMC553041

Set up and optimise glass furnace process

add topic PMC553042

Set up and optimise secondary process

add topic PMC553050

Produce architectural precast concrete

add topic PMC553051

Produce structural precast concrete

add topic PMC553070

Design and construct moulds for fibrous plaster products

add topic PMC552024

add topic PMC553072

Model fibrous plaster products

add topic PMC553080

Set up and optimise finishing process

Group B - Other electives

Group B1

Unit code

Unit title


add topic MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

add topic MSMWHS300

Facilitate the implementation of OHS for a work group

add topic MSMWHS200

add topic MSMPER300

Issue work permits

add topic MSMWHS201

add topic MSMSUP300

Identify and implement opportunities to maximise production efficiencies

add topic MSMSUP200

add topic MSMSUP303

Identify equipment faults

add topic MSMSUP310

Contribute to development of plant documentation

add topic MSMSUP330

Develop and adjust a production schedule

add topic MSMSUP382

Provide coaching/mentoring in the workplace

add topic MSMSUP390

Use structured problem solving tools

add topic MSL973001

Perform basic tests

add topic PMC563081

Carry out stock control

add topic TAEASS301

Contribute to assessment

add topic TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

Up to two (2) relevant units may be chosen from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available at Certificate III or IV.

Group B2

Unit code

Unit title


add topic RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control

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 MSS402050

Monitor process capability

add topic MSS402051

Apply quality standards

add topic MSS402060

Use planning software systems in operations

add topic MSS402080

Undertake root cause analysis

add topic MSS402081

Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy

add topic MSMWHS110

Follow emergency response procedures

add topic MSMOPS100

Use equipment

add topic MSMOPS200

Operate equipment

add topic MSMOPS212

Use enterprise computers or data systems

add topic MSMPER200

Work in accordance with an issued permit

add topic MSMPER201

Monitor and control work permits

add topic MSMPER202

Observe permit work

add topic MSMPER205

Enter confined space

add topic MSMSUP106

Work in a team

add topic MSMSUP200

Achieve work outcomes

add topic MSMSUP210

Process and record information

add topic MSMSUP230

Monitor process operations

add topic MSMSUP240

Undertake minor maintenance

add topic MSMSUP280

Manage conflict at work

add topic MSMSUP292

Sample and test materials and product

add topic MSL952001

Collect routine site samples

add topic PMAOPS105

Select and prepare materials

add topic PMAOPS216

Operate local control system

add topic PMBHAN103

Shift materials safely by hand

add topic PMC552002

Operate equipment to blend/mix materials

add topic PMC552003

Operate grinding equipment

add topic PMC552004

Prepare for production

add topic PMC552005

Process greenware/green products

add topic PMC552006

Operate an autoclave

add topic PMC552007

Heat accelerate the curing of precast concrete

add topic PMC552008

Operate crushing equipment

add topic PMC552010

Operate a calcining kiln

add topic PMC552020

Operate slip casting equipment

add topic PMC552021

Operate manual glazing equipment

add topic PMC552022

Prepare materials for clay and ceramic production

add topic PMC552023

Finish products after firing

add topic PMC552024

Hand mould products

add topic PMC552030

Operate a firing kiln

add topic PMC552031

Operate extrusion equipment

add topic PMC552032

Operate pressing equipment

add topic PMC552040

Operate glass melting process

add topic PMC552041

Operate process ovens

add topic PMC552042

Operate blown insulation equipment

add topic PMC552043

Operate float forming equipment

add topic PMC552044

Operate fibre forming equipment

add topic PMC552045

Operate container forming equipment

add topic PMC552046

Operate glass printing equipment

add topic PMC552047

Operate primary annealing equipment

add topic PMC552048

Operate glass finishing equipment

add topic PMC552049

Operate on-line stacking and assembly equipment

add topic PMC552050

Schedule, cut and bend reinforcement

add topic PMC552051

Finish green concrete products

add topic PMC552052

Cast moulded concrete products

add topic PMC552053

Finish cured concrete products

add topic PMC552054

Spin concrete pipes

add topic PMC552055

Conduct benching operations

add topic PMC552056

Assemble, fabricate and place reinforcement

add topic PMC552057

Finish casting operation

add topic PMC552058

Demould concrete products

add topic PMC552060

Batch mix concrete

add topic PMC552061

Deliver concrete to site

add topic PMC552065

Prepare asphalt

add topic PMC552070

Operate forming equipment

add topic PMC552072

Produce fibrous plasterboard

add topic PMC552090

Use and maintain tools and equipment for refractory operations

add topic PMC552091

Prepare for, install and repair refractory brickwork/blockwork

add topic PMC552092

Prepare for and install mouldable refractory materials

add topic PMC552093

Prepare for and cast refractory materials

add topic PMC552094

Prepare for and apply shotcrete for installation

add topic PMC561072

Store materials for production

add topic PMC561080

Organise self

add topic PMC562070

Move materials

add topic PMC562071

Operate bulk materials handling equipment

add topic PMC562081

Deliver customer service

add topic PMC562083

Allocate and complete team tasks

add topic TLIC3003

Drive medium rigid vehicle

add topic TLIC3004

Drive heavy rigid vehicle

add topic TLID2010

Operate a forklift

Note: Only one of add topic TLIC3003 or TLIC3004A may be included in this qualification, not both.

Up to four (4) relevant units may be selected from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are packaged in Certificates II, III or IV.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.