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CERTIFICATE IV IN PROCESS PLANT TECHNOLOGY

National ID: PMA40116 | State ID: BAN0

 

Our PMA40116 Certificate IV in Process Plant Operations is a technical qualification for advanced operators and operations technicians who use production equipment to directly produce product. Technicians undertaking the course will typically be involved in solving complex problems requiring theoretical knowledge, combined with an understanding of the production process and equipment across the plant. It is especially suited to advanced operators and/or operations technicians who are wanting to further their career in a supervisory or team leader role. This qualification is customisable based on your company requirements. 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

There are a number of delivery options to complete this qualification:

  • a) Through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) only; this program is suited to existing workers in the chemical, hydrocarbons or refining sectors, or similar industries. Completion will require third party verification and submission of workplace evidence.
  • b) Flexible delivery including using open learning, RPL or a combination of both. This program will include workplace assignments and third party verification. Again, this option is suited to existing workers in the chemical, hydrocarbons or refining sectors, or similar industries.
  • c) Company based Traineeship consisting of units of competency chosen by your employer. This program will include a total of eight (8) weeks spent on campus (ACEPT Munster), split into two week block releases, twice a year, over two years. All assignments are to be completed in the workplace. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
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  • This qualification is typically used to develop employees performing a technical role that includes an ability to work independently and conduct technical problem solving according to the needs of the work in the manufactured mineral products industries.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • PMA50116 Diploma of Process Plant Technology, State ID BAN5
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Course Overview

Where Munster
Duration

Up to 12 months (36 months for Company Traineeship)

HowFlexible
On The Job
Recognition Of Prior Learning (Rpl)
Traineeship
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2019
Fees and charges

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

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative 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.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

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 

Units

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply workplace context to own jobMSMSUP100AWC36
Communicate in the workplaceMSMSUP102AWC20
Follow emergency response proceduresMSMWHS110AWC06
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSMENV272AWC13
Work safelyMSMWHS200AWC15
2 Group A - Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Optimise process/plant areaMSMOPS400AXO32
3 Group B - Support Electives
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply technical mathematicsMEM23004AWE917
Assess riskMSMWHS401AXN77
Develop plant documentationPMASUP410AXM34
4 Group C - Other Electives
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environmentMEM30012AW5428
Apply statistics to operational processesMSS404052AWD538
Identify equipment faultsMSMSUP303AXO08
Interpret process plant schematicsPMAOPS280AXN19
Operate a distillation unitPMAOPS301AXN16
Operate equipmentMSMOPS200AWC16
Operate fluid flow equipmentPMAOPS201AXN52
Operate heat exchangersPMAOPS205AXN49
Operate process control systemsPMAOPS305AXN12
Operate separation equipmentPMAOPS246AXN27
Perform computationsMEM12024AW5449
Process and record informationMSMSUP210AWC28
Read dials and indicatorsPMAOPS101AXN54
Select and use utilities and servicesPMAOPS204AXN51
Use graphical techniques and perform simple statistical computationsMEM12025AW5493
Use structured problem-solving toolsMSMSUP390AWC19
Work in accordance with an issued permitMSMPER200AWC65
How to apply
  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications reopen. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May. Check back here in September to find out if this course will use TAFE Admissions for applications.
  • 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 contact us via one of the methods below.

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

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements, please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform: 
southmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/forms/general-enquiry 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications reopen. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May. Check back here in September to find out if this course will use TAFE Admissions for applications.
  • 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 contact us via one of the methods below.

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

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements, please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform: 
southmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/forms/general-enquiry 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications reopen. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May. Check back here in September to find out if this course will use TAFE Admissions for applications.
  • 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 contact us via one of the methods below.

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

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements, please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform: 
southmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/forms/general-enquiry 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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