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Certificate III in
Process Plant Operations

Australian Skills Group

About this Course

The PMA30116 Certificate III in Process Plant Operations qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to operate production equipment in a processing environment.

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The PMA30116 Certificate III in Process Plant Operations qualification consists of 21 units of competency:

Course Units

  • MSMENV272: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • MSMSUP100: Apply workplace context to own job
  • MSMSUP102: Communicate in the workplace
  • MSMWHS110: Follow emergency response procedures
  • MSMWHS200: Work safely
  • FDFPHGMP3A: Monitor the implementation of Good Manufacturing Practice procedures
  • MEM18011C: Shut down and isolate machine
  • HLTAID003: Provide first aid
  • MSMENV172: Identify and minimise environmental hazards
  • MSMSUP303: Identify equipment faults
  • MEM11011B: Undertake manual handling
  • MSMPER300: Issue work permit
  • MSMPER200: Work in accordance with an issued permit
  • RIIWHS204D: Working at heights
  • MEM05007C: Perform manual heating & thermal cutting
  • MSMPER205: Enter confined space
  • MSMWHS201: Conduct hazard analysis
  • RIIRIS301D: Apply risk management process
  • MSMWHS217: Gas test atmospheres
  • PMASUP244: Prepare and isolate plant
  • MSMSUP301: Apply HACCP to the workplace


3 Weeks

Delivery Model

Face-to-Face in Brendale


This course is funded by the Queensland Government’s  Certificate 3 Guarantee program and a student Co-contribution Fee is required:

$100 Non-Concession
$50 Concession

Eligibility criteria applies.