Certificate III in Competitive Systems and Practices

Spectra Training Australia

This qualification is part of the Sustainability Training Package. It specifies the competencies required to apply competitive systems and practices to one's own work as well as, where required, to assist others to apply competitive systems and practices to their work. It provides a mixture of introductory and more advanced skills in competitive systems and practices. The skills in this qualification are often known in industry under a variety of titles many of which relate to manufacturing which is the origin of many competitive systems and practices. The most common term is lean manufacturing. However, other names for some of the system skills and techniques include agile manufacturing, lean operations, six sigma, lean six sigma, and so on.

Course Fee:

Australian: $7,100

Entry Requirements:

Current or past work experience where operational or technical skills have already been gained and a supervisory, facilitation or similar level of responsibility exists


10 units: 3 core; 7 elective.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work safely; Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Implement competitive systems and practices. Electives: Apply cost factors to work practices; Facilitate use of a Balanced Scorecard for performance improvement; Monitor a levelled pull system of operations; Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy; Ensure process improvements are sustained; Use SCADA systems in operations; plus more.

Further information:

This qualification is not intended to supply operational or technical skills that are used in conjunction with competitive systems and practices skills and is not suitable for direct entry from school.

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Spectra Training Australia is a Registered Training Organisations with operations in all States and Territories. Formerly known as CLB Training & Development, the company has been in operation for 11 years. Spectra Training's vision is to provide high-quality workplace training solutions that result in development for individuals and improvement to the organisations they work in. It has trained 2,500 trainees and apprentices during the past year from 125+ client organisations at hundreds of locations, mainly in fields such as manufacturing, mining services, transport and logistics, warehousing, printing, business management and sales. Most of Spectra Training's management team has worked in line management roles in major companies, so the operational 'value add' and service needs of clients is well understood. Spectra Training offers a vast array of training solutions and services to clients in every State and Territory of Australia.

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