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Manufactured Mineral Products PMC

Overview

Commencements

Availability & Duration

Australian School-based Apprenticeships

Overview

These qualifications apply to the process manufacturing industry streams of cement, pre-cast concrete, pre-mixed concrete, flat glass, glass containers, refectories, plaster, fibre cement boards, ground minerals and abrasive grinding wheels & cutting discs areas of work.

‘Construction, Plumbing and Services’, ‘Resources and Infrastructure’ and ‘Manufacturing’ are associated industries.

Quick facts

The training units of competent structure and packing rules are detailed in Training Package documents.

The information provided here includes the most recent changes from the PMC (release 1) Training Package.

The Manufactured Mineral Products Training Package PMC (release 1) includes 5 qualifications.

Registered Training Organisations can access the full details of this Training Package from the
training.gov.au website.

 

Career information

Qualification and job outcome information is also presented in a Job Pathway Chart.

For specific industry information click here.

More detail of how training works can be accessed here: for employers; for potential employees.

Use the My Skills site to search for Registered Training Organisations registered to deliver courses. Each State and Territory separately approves Registered Training Organisations to deliver apprenticeships and traineeships in their jurisdiction.

Qualifications Summary

PMC20116 - Certificate II in Manufactured Mineral Products

This training covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of process operations within the manufactured mineral products industries. Operators will be able to operate production equipment within defined specifications and procedures and carry out a range of support functions.

PMC30116 - Certificate III in Manufactured Mineral Products

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of advanced operations within the manufactured mineral products industries. Operators are able to work independently and to apply theoretical and technical knowledge and well developed skills to undertake advanced operations and exercise judgement in areas such as start-up and shutdown procedures and quality assurance.

PMC40116 - Certificate IV in Manufactured Mineral Products

This covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of technical operations within the manufactured mineral products industries. Technicians will be able to apply specialised theoretical and technical knowledge and well developed skills in situations that require autonomy, discretion and judgement.

PMC50116 - Diploma of Manufactured Mineral Products

The Diploma covers the skills and knowledge required to perform advanced technical and para-professional operations within the manufactured mineral products industries. Technologists will be able to apply in depth knowledge of products, materials, process and equipment, analyse and synthesise technical information, solve technical problems, make judgements as to actions to be taken and demonstrate leadership in technical areas.

Note: Employers should be aware that this information is provided as a guide only to the content and use of the Training Package. Employers should seek advice from an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (Apprenticeship Network) provider or Registered Training Organisation for more detail.

Commencements
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
PMC30116 - Certificate III in Manufactured Mineral Products
Annual Commencements 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection (June 2017 estimates), NCVER rounded estimates for the 2016 calendar year. Qualifications with no recorded commencements may not appear. This data is for general information purposes only.

Availability and Duration
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
PMC20116 - Certificate II in Manufactured Mineral Products
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 18 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T T
PMC30116 - Certificate III in Manufactured Mineral Products
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
PMC40116 - Certificate IV in Manufactured Mineral Products
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T T
PMC50116 - Diploma of Manufactured Mineral Products
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths
Part Time
Classification * T

Legend: = Yes, = No, A = identified by the State or Territory as an Apprenticeship, T = identified by the State or Territory as a Traineeship, * = An approved qualification in Tasmania is available as an Apprenticeship/Traineeship.

Availability of Australian Apprenticeships and Nominal Duration (in months)
A Qualification registered by a State or Territory as available as an Australian Apprenticeship may not be eligible for public funding support, check with the relevant State or Territory Training Authority.

Nominal durations listed are for full time occuptations, stated in months. In some cases nominal durations provided may not include the completion of pre-requisites. This data is sourced from State and Territory Training Authorities and is provided for information only and must be confirmed with these authorities.

Australian School-based Apprenticeships
  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT
PMC20116 - Certificate II in Manufactured Mineral Products
Availability
PMC30116 - Certificate III in Manufactured Mineral Products
Availability

Legend: = Yes, = No

This information generally reflects availability of ASbAs that may contribute to study scores. In some cases ASbAs allow an individual to start training in a qualification that can be completed after they leave secondary school. Australian Apprenticeships may also be undertaken as part-time employment. Please note that applicable industrial arrangements must allow for ASbAs. Visit the relevant State or Territory website for more detailed information (click on the State or Territory link provided).

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