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CERTIFICATE III IN PROCESS PLANT OPERATIONS

National ID: PMA30116 | State ID: BAM8

 

Our PMA30116 Certificate III in Process Plant Operations is a technical qualification for advanced operators and operations technicians who use production equipment to directly produce product. At this level, operators/technicians would undertake more advanced operations, typically of integrated plant units in accordance with the operating procedures, and would apply their knowledge to anticipate problems. They would be expected to solve a range of foreseen and unforeseen problems, using product and process knowledge to develop solutions to problems which do not have a known solution, or a solution recorded in the procedures.

This qualification is typically used to develop employees performing a process plant operator’s role that includes the running of specific areas of a process plant.

People with this qualification may be expected to work in one of the following sectors:

  • fine chemicals
  • heavy chemicals
  • petrochemicals
  • hydrocarbon extraction
  • hydrocarbon transmission
  • hydrocarbon processing/refining
  • minerals processing/refining
  • metalliferous processing/refining
  • metals smelting/processing
  • other related areas

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

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Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Australian Centre For Energy And Process Training Acept
Duration Two semesters full-time
How Flexible
Full Time (On Campus)
Part Time
Traineeship
When Available Semester 2, 2017

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
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Further study opportunities:

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

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International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

1 Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply workplace context to own job MSMSUP100 AWC36
Communicate in the workplace MSMSUP102 AWC20
Follow emergency response procedures MSMWHS110 AWC06
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices MSMENV272 AWC13
Work safely MSMWHS200 AWC15

Certificate II units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Interpret process plant schematics PMAOPS280 AXN19
Operate equipment MSMOPS200 AWC16
Operate fluid flow equipment PMAOPS201 AXN52
Operate separation equipment PMAOPS246 AXN27
Read dials and indicators PMAOPS101 AXN54

Certificate III Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment MEM30012A W5428
Identify equipment faults MSMSUP303 AXO08
Operate a distillation unit PMAOPS301 AXN16
Operate heat exchangers PMAOPS205 AXN49
Operate process control systems PMAOPS305 AXN12
Perform computations MEM12024A W5449
Process and record information MSMSUP210 AWC28
Select and use utilities and services PMAOPS204 AXN51
Use graphical techniques and perform simple statistical computations MEM12025A W5493
Use structured problem-solving tools MSMSUP390 AWC19
Work in accordance with an issued permit MSMPER200 AWC65
  • This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester Two 2017, please apply direct to South Metropolitan TAFE as per below.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

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Page last updated May 29, 2017