Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing

The MSM40116 Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing provides the competencies required by advanced production workers who use a range of equipment and are involved in solving complex problems that require theoretical knowledge, combined with an understanding of operating procedures directly related to producing products.

This qualification is typically used to develop employees performing a technical role that includes the ability to work independently and conduct technical problem solving according to the needs of the work required to produce products.

This qualification is designed to develop employees who operate across more than one category within process manufacturing or other product conversion processes in manufacturing. Typical applications would be in chemical, hydrocarbons, refining, minerals processing, plastics, rubber, cablemaking, manufactured mineral products, and other areas as appropriate.

This program will develop skills to perform their tasks more efficiently. Learners will gain maximum job satisfaction by seeing and understanding how their role fits into the overall process. Successful learners will achieve a nationally accredited qualification which is recognised throughout Australia and New Zealand.

This qualification assumes that a learner has current or past work experience where operational or technical skills have already been gained and a supervisory, facilitation or similar level of responsibility exists. The qualification is not suitable for direct entry from school.


This qualification attracts funding from the NSW Government , eligibility criteria apply. Contact us for more information on how you can apply for Government funding under this qualification for your business.

MSM40116 Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing

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1    MSS403010    Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices   
2   MSS403035     Implement the visual workplace    
3   MSS402010     Manage the impact of change on own work 
4   MSS403001     Review competitive systems and practices
5   MSS403085     Ensure process improvements are sustained 
6   MSS402002     Sustain process Improvements
7   MSMSUP291    Participate in continuous improvement
8   MSS402052     Implement continuous improvements based on standardised work practices
9   MSMSUP106    Work in a team
10 MSMSUP383    Facilitate a Team
11 MSMSUP200    Achieve work outcomes
12 MSS403054     Facilitate breakthrough improvements
Problem Solving
13 MSMSUP390   Use structured problem solving tools
14 MSS402080    Undertake root cause analysis
15 MSS403053    Map an operational process
16 MSS403086    Improve cost factors in work practices
17 MSMSUP300   Identify and apply process improvements
18 MSMSUP310   Contribute to the development of workplace documentation
19 MSMSUP210   Process and record information
20 MSS402051    Apply quality standards
21 MSMSUP230   Monitor process operations
22 MSS403087     Mistake proof an operational process
23 MSMWHS100   Follow WHS procedures
24 MSMWHS200   Work safely
25 MSMWHS300   Facilitate the implementation of WHS for a work group
26 MSMENV272   Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Typically, the implementation work will be undertaken with a combination of theory and projects. This provides an opportunity to address a specific issue or area and achieve defined outcomes. Corporate Partners programs are delivered through structured on-the-job learning, workshops and include one-to-one guidance and coaching for clients when required.

Training and Assessment sessions are conducted with the learners in a client company workplace, on the job, utilising the company’s facilities. This program is ideal for skills development and demonstrating competency so any skills program should incorporate or be embedded within real work activities.

MSM40116 Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing Qualification is typically 18 months to complete. This time will vary due to learners taking leave, holidays or other leave during the program.

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