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’, ’Manufacturing 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 7.2) Training Package.

The Manufacturing Training Package MSM (release 7.2) includes 17 qualifications and 17 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 Pathways 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.

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.

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.

MSM30318 - Certificate III in Manufactured Mineral Products

This qualification reflects the role of operators who perform a range of operations to directly produce manufactured mineral products for industry, including cement, pre-cast concrete, pre-mixed concrete, quarry and asphalt.

MSM30418 - Certificate III in Fenestration

This qualification reflects the role of window and door fabrication workers involved in the manufacturing, assembly, quality checking and testing and final fabrication of fenestration products and hardware. It covers the fabrication and assembly of timber, aluminium or uPVC windows and doors to Australian standards.

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.

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.

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
MSM20116 - Certificate II in Process Manufacturing
Annual Commencements 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0
MSM30116 - Certificate III in Process Manufacturing
Annual Commencements 185 0 15 20 95 15 0 0
MSM30216 - Certificate III in Surface Preparation and Coating Application
Annual Commencements 40 0 0 15 10 5 0 0
MSM30318 - Certificate III in Manufactured Mineral Products
Annual Commencements 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0
MSM31015 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair
Annual Commencements 15 20 55 0 0 0 0 0
MSM31115 - Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing
Annual Commencements 5 35 30 0 0 0 0 0
MSM40116 - Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing
Annual Commencements 25 360 0 0 0 0 0 0

Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection, VOCSTATS, extracted 2/8/2022, rounded estimates for January 2021 to December 2021. 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
MSM21015 - Certificate II in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

12 mths
Part Time
Classification T *
MSM21115 - Certificate II in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing
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
Part Time
Classification 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
Part Time
Classification T T T T T *
MSM30318 - Certificate III in Manufactured Mineral Products
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

24 mths 24 mths 36 mths 24 mths 24 mths
Part Time
Classification T T T * T
MSM30418 - Certificate III in Fenestration
Full Time

(Nominal Duration)

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

(Nominal Duration)

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

(Nominal Duration)

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

(Nominal Duration)

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

(Nominal Duration)

36 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
MSM20116 - Certificate II in Process Manufacturing
Availability
MSM21015 - Certificate II in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair
Availability
MSM21115 - Certificate II in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing
Availability
MSM30116 - Certificate III in Process Manufacturing
Availability
MSM30216 - Certificate III in Surface Preparation and Coating Application
Availability
MSM30318 - Certificate III in Manufactured Mineral Products
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
MSM40116 - Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing
Availability
MSM41015 - Certificate IV in Recreational Vehicles
Availability
MSM41115 - Certificate IV in Recreational Vehicle and Accessories Retailing
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).