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Manufacturing MSM

Overview

Commencements

Availability & Duration

Australian School-based Apprenticeships

Overview

These cross manufacturing industry qualifications apply to manufacturing technology, process manufacturing, recreation vehicle manufacture, retail, service & repair and surfacing areas of work.

‘Automotive Manufacturing’, ‘Automotive Retail, Service and Repair’, ’Metal and Engineering’ ‘Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking’ and ’Sustainability’ 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 MSM (release 2.1) Training Package.

The Manufacturing Training Package MSM (release 2.1) includes 16 qualifications and 14 skill sets.

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

MSM20116 - Certificate II in Process Manufacturing

Suitable training production workers who undertake vital production support roles directly related to producing products in a defined range of situations. They solve a defined range of problems by applying known solutions to a limited range of predictable problems.

This qualification has been developed for use across the three process manufacturing sectors: chemical, hydrocarbons and refining; plastics, rubber and cablemaking; and manufactured mineral products.

MSM20216 - Certificate II in Manufacturing Technology

This qualification applies to a learning and assessment environment where access to normal production operations is not available. A typical environment will be for application in a VET in Schools delivery environment or other simulated or trial manufacturing environment where a high degree of supervision exists. 

MSM21015 - Certificate II in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair

This is an entry-level qualification. People with this qualification would be expected to work under supervision, servicing and repairing recreational vehicles.

MSM21115 - Certificate II in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing

Suitable for people who work under supervision manufacturing recreational vehicles.

MSA30208 - Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology

This qualification is normally delivered as part of a one year Technology Cadetship. It has six pathways available, with a wide choice of electives. These are: CAD/Drafting; Manufacturing Operations; Laboratory Operations; Technical Officer; Metallurgy; and Polymer Technology.

MSM30116 - Certificate III in Process Manufacturing

Training is appropriate for advanced production workers who use a range of equipment and provide support functions directly related to producing products. 

This qualification is designed for use across the three process manufacturing sectors: chemical, hydrocarbons and oil refining; plastics, rubber and cablemaking; and manufactured mineral products.

MSM30216 - Certificate III in Surface Preparation and Coating Application

This training  provides the trade-level competencies required to perform the wide range of surface preparation and protective coating application operations that occur across a range of heavy industry, ships and infrastructure.

MSM31015 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair

This is a trade-level qualification for people to work under supervision servicing and repairing recreational vehicles.

MSM31115 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing

This is a trade-level qualification for people who work under supervision manufacturing recreational vehicles.

MSM31215 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle and Accessories Retailing

This is a trade-level qualification for people who work under supervision in the sale of recreational vehicles and accessories.

MSA40108 - Certificate IV in Manufacturing Technology

This qualification is normally delivered as part of a two year Technology Cadetship. There are five pathways available: CAD/Drafting, Manufacturing Operations, Laboratory Operations, Technical Officer, and Polymer Technology.

MSM40116 - Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing

Appropriate training for 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.

It 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.

MSM41015 - Certificate IV in Recreational Vehicles

This is a post-trade level qualification for people who lead work teams and provide supervision of people undertaking the manufacture, service and repair of recreational vehicles.

MSM41115 - Certificate IV in Recreational Vehicle and Accessories Retailing

A post-trade level qualification for people who lead sales teams and provide supervision of people in the sale of recreational vehicles and accessories.

MSA50108 - Diploma of Manufacturing Technology

This qualification has two pathways available for manufacturing technical officers - Metallurgy or Polymer Technology.

MSM50316 - Diploma of Production Management

This training provides the skills and knowledge required to plan, direct and coordinate production activities in a manufacturing environment. The qualification has been developed with the process manufacturing sector as a focus. It may also be applied in other organisations in the value chain.

It specifies the competencies required for employment in job roles related to assisting organisations to improve production. Employment outcomes related to this qualification may include roles such as a production or operations manager.

This qualification provides skills that can be applied to the design and control of production systems within an organisation, including: planning and scheduling; and tracking and analysing.

MSM51015 - Diploma of Recreational Vehicles

Suitable training for senior technicians and managers in a recreational vehicle manufacturing, repair or service organisation. People with this qualification would be expected to undertake technical projects and/or manage departments or entire organisations undertaking the manufacture, service and repair of recreational vehicles.

MSA60108 - Advanced Diploma of Manufacturing Technology

This qualification has two pathways available for manufacturing technicians - Metallurgy or Polymer Technology.

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
MSA30208 - Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology
Annual Commencements 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
MSM30116 - Certificate III in Process Manufacturing
Annual Commencements 50 0 0 50 0 0 0 0
MSM31015 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair
Annual Commencements 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
MSM31115 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing
Annual Commencements 20 0 0 25 0 0 0 0
MSA40108 - Certificate IV in Manufacturing Technology
Annual Commencements 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
MSM40116 - Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing
Annual Commencements 0 10 0 0 0 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
MSM20116 - Certificate II in Process Manufacturing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 18 mths 18 mths 12 mths 18 mths 18 mths 12 mths 18 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
MSM20216 - Certificate II in Manufacturing Technology
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths
Part Time
Classification * T
MSM21015 - Certificate II in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
MSM21115 - Certificate II in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths 12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
MSA30208 - Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T T *
MSM30116 - Certificate III in Process Manufacturing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths 36 mths 36 mths 24 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T T
MSM30216 - Certificate III in Surface Preparation and Coating Application
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 36 mths 48 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T T * T
MSM31015 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T T * T
MSM31115 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T A T T * T
MSM31215 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle and Accessories Retailing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
MSA40108 - Certificate IV in Manufacturing Technology
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T *
MSM40116 - Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
MSM41015 - Certificate IV in Recreational Vehicles
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
MSM41115 - Certificate IV in Recreational Vehicle and Accessories Retailing
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 36 mths
Part Time
Classification T T * T
MSA50108 - Diploma of Manufacturing Technology
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

36 mths 36 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T *
MSM50316 - Diploma of Production Management
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
MSM51015 - Diploma of Recreational Vehicles
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T * T
MSA60108 - Advanced Diploma of Manufacturing Technology
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

48 mths 12 mths
Part Time
Classification T 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
MSM20116 - Certificate II in Process Manufacturing
Availability
MSM20216 - Certificate II in Manufacturing Technology
Availability
MSM21015 - Certificate II in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair
Availability
MSM21115 - Certificate II in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing
Availability
MSA30208 - Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology
Availability
MSM30116 - Certificate III in Process Manufacturing
Availability
MSM30216 - Certificate III in Surface Preparation and Coating Application
Availability
MSM31015 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair
Availability
MSM31115 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing
Availability
MSM31215 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle and Accessories Retailing
Availability
MSA40108 - Certificate IV in Manufacturing Technology
Availability
MSM40116 - Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing
Availability
MSM41015 - Certificate IV in Recreational Vehicles
Availability
MSM41115 - Certificate IV in Recreational Vehicle and Accessories Retailing
Availability
MSA50108 - Diploma of Manufacturing Technology
Availability
MSM51015 - Diploma of Recreational Vehicles
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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