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Those who are interested in becoming certified, improving employment options, or entering the field of Competitive Systems and Practices will find high value on skills like monitoring a levelled pull system of operations, facilitating a Just in Time system, mapping and office value stream, or improving changeovers.
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To be awarded the MSS40312 Certificate IV in Competitive Systems and Practices, competency must be achieved in:
twelve (12) units of competency.
three (3) core units of competency
a minimum of one (1) unit of competency from the Group A electives listed below
a minimum of five (5) units of competency from the Group B electives listed below
the balance of three (3) elective units of competency may be selected in any combination from Group A, Group B and Group C.
MSS403001A Implement competitive systems and practices
MSS403010A Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices
MSAENV472B Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
MSS403002A Ensure process improvements are sustained
MSS403005A Facilitate use of a Balanced Scorecard for performance improvement
MSS403006A Facilitate implementation of competitive systems and practices in an office
MSS403011A Facilitate implementation of competitive systems and practices
MSS403013A Lead team culture improvement
MSS403007A Map an office value stream
MSS403021A Facilitate a Just in Time system
MSS403023A Monitor a levelled pull system of operations
MSS403024A Work within a constrained process
MSS403030A Improve cost factors in work practices
MSS403032A Analyse manual handling processes
MSS403033A Map an operational process
MSS403034A Organise products into groups
MSS403035A Implement the visual workplace
MSS403039A Facilitate and improve 5S in an office
MSS403040A Facilitate and improve implementation of 5S
MSS403041A Facilitate breakthrough improvements
MSS403042A Facilitate mistake proofing in an office
MSS403043A Facilitate breakthrough improvements in an office
MSS403044A Facilitate continuous improvement through the use of standardised procedures and practices
MSS403051A Mistake proof an operational process
MSS403084A Improve changeovers
MSS404050A Undertake process capability improvements*
MSS404052A Apply statistics to operational processes
MSS404053A Use six sigma techniques*
MSS404060A Facilitate the use of planning software systems in a work area or team
MSS404061A Facilitate the use of SCADA systems in a team or work area
MSS404081A Undertake proactive maintenance analyses
MSS404082A Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy
MSS404083A Support proactive maintenance
MSAPMSUP390A Use structured problem solving tools
MSS402080A Undertake root cause analysis
MSS405001A Develop competitive systems and practices for an organisation
MSS405002A Analyse and map a value stream
MSS405003A Manage a value stream
MSS405004A Develop business plans in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices
MSS405005A Manage competitive systems and practices responding to individual and unique customer orders
MSS405006A Develop a Balanced Scorecard
MSS405007A Introduce competitive systems and practices to a small or medium enterprise
MSS405010A Manage relationships with non-customer external organisations
MSS405011A Manage people relationships
MSS405012A Manage workplace learning
MSS405013A Facilitate holistic culture improvement in an organisation
MSS405014A Develop a communications strategy to support operations
MSS405020A Develop quick changeover procedures
MSS405021A Develop a Just in Time system
MSS405022A Design a process layout
MSS405023A Develop a levelled pull system for operations and processes
MSS405024A Apply the theory of constraints
MSS405030A Optimise cost of product or service
MSS405031A Undertake value analysis of a product or process costs in terms of customer requirements
MSS405032A Analyse cost implications of maintenance strategy
MSS405033A Optimise office systems to deliver to customer demand
MSS405040A Manage 5S system in an organisation
MSS405041A Implement improvement systems in an organisation
MSS405050A Determine and improve process capability*
MSS405052A Design an experiment*
MSS405053A Manage application of six sigma for process control and improvement*
MSS405060A Develop the application of enterprise control systems in an organisation
MSS405061A Determine and establish information collection requirements and processes
MSS405062A Develop a documentation control strategy for an organisation
MSS405070A Develop and manage sustainable energy practices
MSS405075A Facilitate the development of a new product*
MSS405081A Develop a proactive maintenance strategy
MSS405082A Adapt a proactive maintenance strategy to the process operations sector*
MSS405083A Adapt a proactive maintenance strategy for a seasonal or cyclical business *
MSS014003A Optimise sustainability of a process or plant area
MSS014004A Develop team strategies for more sustainable use of resources
MSS024003A Apply an understanding of environmental principles to a site
MSAPMOHS200A Work safely
MSAENV672B Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability
A maximum of three (3) Group C units may be selected from other qualifications in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available at Certificates III, IV or Diploma level. Units chosen should be relevant to the workplace and would normally be drawn from the appropriate sector Training Package, or possibly the Business Services Training Package.
This qualification has no formal entry requirement. However, it should be noted that this qualification is not intended to supply operational or technical skills that are used in conjunction with competitive systems and practices skills.
This qualification assumes that a learner has current or past work experience where operational or technical skills have already been gained and a supervisory or similar level of responsibility exists. This qualification is not suitable for direct entry from school.
There are no specific licenses that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements depending on the work context. Local regulations should be checked for details.
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