The Sustainability Industry Reference Committee (IRC), supported by IBSA Manufacturing, is reviewing the MSS Sustainability Training Package. The Case for Change was approved by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) in 2020.

Milestones

Current Status 

The Competitive Systems and Practices Project has been submitted for consideration by the AISC

This project has been submitted to the AISC for consideration at their October meeting. 

Please click here to review the Case for Endorsement.  

Please click here to review the Companion Volume Implementation Guide. 

This Case for Endorsement proposes the following changes to the Competitive Systems and Practices suite within the MSS Sustainability Training Package:    

  • 5 revised qualifications     
    • Certificate III in Competitive Systems and Practices 
    • Certificate IV in Competitive Systems and Practices 
    • Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices 
    • Graduate Certificate in Competitive Systems and Practices 
    • Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices 
  • 90 revised units of competency    
  • 4 new units developed    
  • 2 qualifications are proposed for deletion   
    • Certificate II in Competitive Systems and Practices 
    • Advanced Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices 
  • 12 units are proposed for merging or deletion, 9 of which are low/no enrolment.   

Components that do not require endorsement associated with this Case for Endorsement are:   

  • 9 new Skill Sets.  

Once approved, it will go to Ministers for endorsement before being made available on the National VET register

For more information contact Mark Shaddock, Industry Engagement Partner on m: +61 3 9815 7055 | E: [email protected] 

Click here to stay updated with component development and consultation opportunities. 

Competitive Systems and Practices (CSP) is a highly utilised qualification within the MSS Sustainability Training Package. Due to the increasing focus on advanced manufacturing and sustainable manufacturing processes, as well as new technological advances, there is a need to review CSP content to ensure it aligns with current industry needs, and to support business with new opportunities to upskill their workforce and maintain competitive business operations.

  • Seven qualifications:
    • MSS50316 Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices
    • MSS60316 Advanced Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices
    • MSS80316 Graduate Certificate of Competitive Systems and Practices
    • MSS80416 Graduate Diploma of Competitive Systems and Practices
    • MSS20316 Certificate II in Competitive Systems and Practices
    • MSS30316 Certificate III in Competitive Systems and Practices
    • MSS40316 Certificate IV in Competitive Systems and Practices.
  • 113 units

Training package projects are overseen by the relevant Industry Reference Committee (IRC) and supported by a project Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). They guide the project and provide industry expertise for developing the components. All projects are then referred to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) for approval.