MST30516 - Certificate III in Leather Production

Have experience in leather production? Get recognition for it.

Your experience working within a hide, skin and leather processing environment, or enterprise focused on the production of leather goods, might already make you eligible for a Certificate III in Leather Production via RPL. This is an ideal way for those with experience in tanning, cutting, sewing, and grading leather, applying finishes, and making prototypes to achieve formal recognition for their work in the textiles, clothing and footwear industry.

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To be awarded the MST30516 Certificate III in Leather, competency must be achieved in nineteen (19)  units of competency:

  • four (4)  core units of competency
  • fifteen (15)  elective units of competency.

Note : Where prerequisite units are identified they must be counted in the total number of units required for achievement of the qualification..

 

Core units

Unit code 

Unit title 

MSMENV272

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSMWHS200

Work safely

MSTGN3002

Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes

MSS402051

Apply quality standards

 

Elective units

Select fifteen (15)  units as specified below.

  • A minimum of four (4)  units must be chosen from Group A
  • The remaining eleven (11)  units may be selected from:
  • units not previously selected from Group A
  • units from Group B
  • up to five (5)  units from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are available at Certificate II, Certificate III or Certificate IV level.

Units selected from other Training Packages and accredited courses must be relevant to the qualification outcome and not duplicate units available within this qualification.

 

 

Group A 

 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MSTGN3001

Control production in a section of a TCF enterprise

 

MSTGN3003

Estimate and cost job

 

MSTGN3004

Supervise operations in a TCF enterprise

 

MSTGN3005

Plan tasks to assist production operations

 

MSTHL3001

Determine suitability of hide, skin and leather for specific requirements

 

MSTHL3002

Determine tanning requirements for hide, skin and leather

 

MSTLG3001

Make a prototype

 

MSTLG3002

Cut leather by hand

 

MSTLG3003

Sew leather by hand

 

MSTLG3004

Apply finishes to leather products

 

MSTLG3005

Grade leather

 

MSTLG3006

Apply pattern specifications to saddlery operations

 

MSTLG3007

Assemble saddle components

 

 

Group B 

 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MEM11010B

Operate mobile load shifting equipment

 

MSMSUP106

Work in a team

 

MSTGN2002

Package and handle TCF items for storage or despatch

 

MSTGN2003

Work in the TCF industry

 

MSTGN2005

Perform minor maintenance

 

MSTGN2006

Perform test or inspection to check product quality

 

MSTGN2007

Select, transfer and remove materials and products

 

MSTGN2008

Coordinate work of team or section

 

MSTGN2009

Operate computing technology in a TCF workplace

 

MSTGN2012

Work safely with chemicals in TCF operations

 

MSTHL2001

Undertake receival, storage, handling and preservation of materials or products

 

MSTHL2002

Perform fellmongering processes

 

MSTHL2003

Operate machines to prepare hides or skins for tanning

 

MSTHL2004

Sort, grade or class hides, skins or leather

 

MSTHL2005

Trim hides, skins or leather

 

MSTHL2006

Use drum or vessel to prepare or tan hides or skins

 

MSTHL2007

Operate machine to crust hides, skins or leather

 

MSTHL2008

Use drum or vessel to crust hides, skins or leather

 

MSTHL2009

Perform drying operations

 

MSTHL2010

Finish hides, skins or leather

 

MSTLG2001

Cut by machine

 

MSTLG2002

Sew leather by machine

 

MSTLG2003

Perform table work

 

MSTLG2004

Operate leather production machines

 

MSTLG2005

Split leather pieces

 

MSTLG2006

Identify materials used in leather goods production

 

MSTLG2007

Skive leather pieces

 

PMBWASTE302

Coordinate waste disposal

 
   

 

 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

This qualification does not require any licensing

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