Certificate II in Process Plant Operations

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This qualification is part of the Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining Training Package. It is intended for competent operators who operate production equipment or undertake similar roles directly producing products. The operator would apply a breadth and depth of knowledge to a defined range of situations and would be expected to apply this knowledge to solve a defined range of problems by applying known solutions to a limited range of predictable problems.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


16 units: 5 core; 11 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Apply workplace context to own job; Communicate in the workplace; Follow emergency response procedures; Work safely. Elective: Apply Good Manufacturing Practice procedures; Operate melting furnaces; Operate equipment; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Certificate III in Process Plant Operations; Certificate III in Process Manufacturing; Certificate III in Competitive Manufacturing; Certificate III in Manufacturing Technology; or other relevant qualifications.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Nhulunbuy Campus No info
CDU Melbourne No info
Alice Springs No info
Jabiru Centre No info
Tennant Creek Centre No info
Katherine Rural No info
CDU Sydney No info
Casuarina No info
CDU Waterfront Darwin No info
Katherine Town Centre No info
Palmerston No info
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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