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CERTIFICATE IV IN PROCESS PLANT TECHNOLOGY

National ID: PMA40116 | State ID: BAN0

 

Our Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology is designed for plant technicians that are ready to take the next step in their career. Technicians undertaking the course will typically be involved in solving complex problems which require theoretical knowledge, combined with an understanding of the production process and equipment across the plant.

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.

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

This Qualification is also available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

  • 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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Munster
Duration
HowBy Correspondence
Flexible
Full Time (On Campus)
Online
Traineeship
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

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

View our 2017 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

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • 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, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

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

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), 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. 1800 001 001 for more information.

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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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • 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, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

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

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), 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. 1800 001 001 for more information.

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

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • 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, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

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

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), 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. 1800 001 001 for more information.

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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