MSM30116 Certificate III In Process Manufacturing

The Certificate III in Process Manufacturing is intended for advanced production workers who use a range of equipment and provide support functions directly related to producing products. They would undertake more advanced roles, working in accordance with the operating procedures and would apply their knowledge to anticipate problems and solve a range of foreseen and unforeseen problems.

Potential Careers

After completing this course you can pursue a career as a:

  • Manufacturing Process Operator
  • Process Support Operator


To successfully complete this qualification, you require twenty-one (21) units of competence. These 21 units are comprised of four (4) core units which are compulsory and seventeen (17) elective units.

The units of competence shown below have been selected by Triumph Training Academy based on the course purpose.

Unit Code Unit Title

Cluster 1:

Unit Code Unit Title
MSMWHS200 Work Safely
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSMWHS100 Follow WHS Procedures
MSMWHS110 Follow emergency response procedures
MSMWHS300 Facilitate the implementation of WHS for a work group
PMBHAN103 Shift materials safely by hand

Cluster 2:

Unit Code Unit Title
MSMSUP100 Apply workplace procedures
MSMSUP101 Clean workplace or equipment
MSMOPS102 Perform tasks to support production
MSMOPS200 Operate equipment
MEM15004B Perform inspection

Cluster 3:

Unit Code Unit Title
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
MSMSUP382 Provide coaching/mentoring in the workplace
MSMSUP383 Facilitate a team
TLIA3016 Use inventory system to organise stock control

Cluster 4:

Unit Code Unit Title
MSMOPS101 Make measurements
MSMSUP210 Process and record information
MSMSUP291 Participate in continuous improvement
MSMSUP303 Identify equipment faults
MSS402051 Apply quality standards


Unit Code Unit Title
MSS402040 Apply 5S procedures

Elective units selected provide a vocational focus for the qualification and are relevant to the qualification level, job role, work outcomes and local industry needs.

The course unit selection represents a reduced suite of elective unit options that have been selected and approved for delivery by Triumph Training Academy – this may not include the full elective unit suite of options available under the national qualification packaging rules.


There are no designated entry requirements for this course.

However admission requirements for Triumph Training Academy require students to:

  • Be at least 15 years of age;
  • Have completed Year 10 in the Australian school system or equivalent; and
  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to ACSF Level 2.


This Program is via blended delivery with external study and supported tutorials. This course is typically delivered over ten (10) weeks including a face to face component, learning activities completed outside of the scheduled class periods (supported by student Learner Guides), and a final project to be completed and submitted by the end of the tenth week. This time period may be reduced or extended depending on student’s current knowledge and experience and progress throughout the course.


Please Contact Triumph Training Academy’s Administration Officer for Course Cost Detail:

Phone: 1300 855 211


Related Occupations

The following occupations relate to this qualification:

Occupation Description
Manufacturing Process Operator Manufacturing Process Operators ensure processes in the manufacturing industry are sustained. They apply competitive manufacturing practices, such as just-in-time (JIT) systems and six sigma techniques, to process operations.
Process Support Operator Process Support Operators transfer materials, organise logistics and materials, or lead emergency teams in the chemical and refining industry.


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