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MSS30316 - Certificate III in Competitive Systems and Practices

Course Summary:

This qualification provides the skills needed to improve efficiency in a person's own work role or the efficiency of a team or work area. It complements but does not duplicate qualifications supplying operational, production, maintenance, logistics, administration or other technical skills to industry. 

Career Outcomes:

  • Production
  • Operations
  • Transport and Logistics



Class/Workplace Delivery



Part time

Full time

Part time

Full time


18 months




Delivery Method:            

  • Workplace / Flexible Delivery
  • Classroom

How to Apply:                     

  • By phone:
    • Skillinvest Metro – 1300 135 008
    • Skillinvest Regional – 1300 308 620

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no prerequisites for this qualification

Fees and Charges:

  • Refer to the Fees & Charges link on the Skillinvest website (

Qualification Requirements:

  • To meet the packaging rules and attain the qualification, students must successfully complete ten (10 units) of competency made up of:
    • 3 core units
    • 7 elective units
  • For the course, the total nominal hours must be between 330 and 420 hours. 

Core Units:

  • MSS403001A - Implement Competitive Systems and Practices
  • MSAENV272B - Participate in Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices
  • MSAPMOHS200A - Work Safely

Elective Units:

  • MSS403002A  - Ensure Process Improvements are Sustained
  • MSS403010A  - Facilitate Change in an Organisation Implementing Competitive Systems and Practices
  • MSS403021A - Facilitate a Just in Time (JIT) System
  • MSS403051A  - Mistake Proof an Operational Process
  • MSS402080A  - Undertake Root Cause Analysis
  • MSS403033A  - Map an Operational Process
  • MSS403304A  - Organise Products into Groups
  • MSS403030A  - Improve Cost Factors in Work Practices
  • MSS403084A - Improve Changeovers
  • MSS405040A - Manage 5S in an Organisation
  • BSBLED401 - Develop Teams and Individuals
  • BSBWOR301 - Organise Personal Work Priorities and Development