PMA20116 - Certificate II in Process Plant Operations

Course Details

Course Summary

This course has been developed as a technical qualification for use in the PMA08 Chemical, Hydrocarbons and Refining Training Package. This course is intended to prepare workers to perform operational roles in the chemical, hydrocarbons or refined sectors.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • VET in Schools
  • Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
Skill Area
  • Engineering
AQF Level Level 2: Certificate II

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry to this course requires application direct to Education Queensland and Industry Partnerships (EQIP). The application process includes a formal interview and applicants will be advised of the success of their application prior to finalisation of their enrolment. No direct enrolment to CQUniversity are accepted for this course. Visit http://eqipgladstone.com.au/ for further information.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

Successful completion of this course allow you gain employment as a process plant operator, chemical plant operator, trainee process technician or process technician in a production or manufacturing related industry.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 5 core units
  2. Complete 11 elective units
Standard Course Structure

1 year part-time

  • Employer Based (VET Providers Only)
  • On-campus
Core
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices More Information
MSMSUP100 Apply workplace context to own job More Information
MSMSUP102 Communicate in the workplace More Information
MSMWHS110 Follow emergency response procedures More Information
MSMWHS200 Work safely More Information
Elective
Enrol into all units at once.
HLTAID003 Provide first aid More Information
MSMOPS200 Operate equipment More Information
MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit More Information
MSMPER202 Observe permit work More Information
MSMPER205 Enter confined space More Information
MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres More Information
PMAOPS101 Read dials and indicators More Information
PMAOPS201 Operate fluid flow equipment More Information
PMAOPS223 Operate and monitor valve systems More Information
PMAOPS280 Interpret process plant schematics More Information
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights More Information

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
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
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
MSMOPS200 Operate equipment
MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit
MSMPER202 Observe permit work
MSMPER205 Enter confined space
MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres
PMAOPS101 Read dials and indicators
PMAOPS201 Operate fluid flow equipment
PMAOPS223 Operate and monitor valve systems
PMAOPS280 Interpret process plant schematics
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

On-campus

Gladstone City

February: Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

VET in Schools (VETiS)

There is one course intake for 2018, available in February.
1 year part-time
On-campus
This course is available to study on-campus, through the VETiS program at the following locations:

CQUniversity Gladstone Marina
Classes will commence from 31 January and will end 31 October 2018. Classes will be held weekly on Wednesdays from 8 am - 3 pm. 
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details
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