Certificate III in Competitive Systems and Practices - MSS30316

Vative Healthcare

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

The MSS30316 Certificate III in Competitive Systems and Practices specifies the competencies required to apply competitive systems and practices to one\u2019s own work as well as, where required, to assist others to apply competitive systems and practices to their work.This qualification provides a mixture of introductory and more advanced skills in competitive systems and practices.This qualification provides the skills needed to improve efficiency in a person\u2019s 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. Where these skills are required appropriate qualifications from other Training Packages should be considered.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.This qualification is not intended to supply operational or technical skills that are used in conjunction with competitive systems and practices skills.This qualification assumes that a learner has current or past work experience where operational or technical skills have already been gained and a supervisory, facilitation or similar level of responsibility exists. The qualification is not suitable for direct entry from school.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 10 units: 3 core
  • 7 elective.


  • Review competitive systems and practices
  • Facilitate implementation or review of competitive systems and practices in an office
  • Use structured problem-solving tools
  • Implement the visual workplace
  • Facilitate and improve 5S in an office
  • Map an operational process
  • Ensure process improvements are sustained
  • Facilitate a Just in Time system
  • Work within a constrained process
  • Monitor a levelled pull system of operations
  • Improve cost factors in work practices
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Apply quality standards
  • Facilitate breakthrough improvements
  • Facilitate breakthrough improvements in an office
  • Improve changeovers
  • Sustain process improvements
  • Facilitate and improve implementation of 5S
  • Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements
  • Participate in breakthrough improvements in an office
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Use SCADA systems in operations
  • Map an office value stream
  • Apply Just in Time procedures
  • Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy
  • Monitor process capability
  • Mistake proof an operational process
  • Apply quick changeover procedures
  • Work safely
  • Lead team culture improvement
  • Facilitate continuous improvement through the use of standardised procedures and practices
  • Manage the impact of change on own work
  • Apply 5S in an office
  • Analyse manual handling processes
  • Apply 5S procedures
  • Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices
  • Use planning software systems in operations
  • Undertake root cause analysis
  • Organise products into groups
  • Facilitate mistake proofing in an office
  • Facilitate implementation of competitive systems and practices
  • Implement continuous improvements based on standardised work practices
  • Apply cost factors to work practices
  • Facilitate use of a Balanced Scorecard for performance improvement

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Workplace Domestic: $6,270
International: $6,270
  • Flexible Delivery : 12 months
  • Online/Off-campus : 12 months

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