Certificate IV in Competitive Systems and Practices

The MSS40316 Certificate IV in Competitive Systems and Practices specifies the competencies required to apply competitive systems and practices to one’s own work as well as, where required, to assist others to apply competitive systems and practices to their work. This qualification assumes that a learner has current or past work experience where operational or technical skills have already been gained and a supervisory or similar level of responsibility exists. For this reason, this qualification is not suitable for direct entry from school.

This qualification reflects the role of team leaders or those in similar job roles who are responsible for the implementation and monitoring of competitive systems and practices to improve efficiency in a team or work area and own work role. Individuals apply broad knowledge and analytical skills to facilitate change and improve efficiency.

The course is broken into twelve (12) Certificate IV Nationally accredited units of competency selected from the Sustainability Training Package. The units have been chosen specifically to encompass lean and continuous improvement principles to meet a visual management implementation process. There are four main clustering of units which include Visual Management including standard work, Problem Solving, Work Safely, Environmental Sustainability.

One year course delivery comprising of 48 weeks , with one session per week, totalling 48 sessions over 52 weeks (12 months). This takes into consideration holidays, peak business period and any other breaks.


This qualification may attract funding from the NSW and Qld Governments (eligibility criteria apply). Contact us for more information on how you can apply for Government funding under this qualification for your business.

Recommended Units

Visual Management
MSS403010 Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices
MSS403035 Implement the visual workplace
MSS403001 Review competitive systems and practices
MSS403085 Ensure process improvements are sustained
MSMSUP291 Participate in continuous improvement
MSS403055 Facilitate continuous improvement through the use of standardised procedures and practices
Problem Solving
MSMSUP390 Use structured problem-solving tools
MSS402080 Undertake root cause analysis
MSS403053 Map an operational process
MSS403086 Improve cost factors in work practices
MSMWHS200 Work safely
MSMENV472 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices


Competitive Systems and Practices
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Competitive Systems and Practices

To express your interest in this qualification please contact us at info@corporatepartners.com.au