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MSS403001 Review competitive systems and practices$21.95 inc. GST
What's it about?
This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required by an individual to review competitive systems and practices in their own work in a way that integrates with others in the team or work area who are also implementing competitive systems and practices. The unit focuses on the holistic application of competitive systems and practices to achieve improved performance in own work and in activities with others in the team or work area that contribute to improving customer benefit. Depending on the operations or processes in the team or work area the unit may also include interaction with other teams and work areas.Who's it for? The unit is suitable for individuals who have formal responsibility for the work of others, such as team leaders. It is also suitable for individuals, such as technicians and tradespeople, who must integrate the application of their technical skills with the implementation of competitive systems and practices in an organisation. The unit applies to the areas of cost, quality, delivery, safety/environment, and employee capability, including continuous reviewing of performance against these five areas in liaison with other relevant people. Improvement initiatives in these five areas are usually developed and implemented with the support of technical support staff. Whereas other units may emphasise the competence to use one or more competitive practices, this unit emphasises the ability to advance on all five key areas over a moderate time period. This unit requires the application of skills associated with problem solving and initiative and enterprise in order to identify opportunities to make improvements and maximise performance. Communication, the ability to work in a team and planning and organising skills are required to implement improvements and address any conflicts that arise. This unit also requires an ability to identify appropriate technology, and to consider and integrate feedback on how personal performance can be improved.
MSS403010 Facilitate change implementing CSP$21.95 inc. GST
What's it about? This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required by individuals responsible for facilitating change processes in an organisation implementing competitive operational practices. Who's it for? This unit applies to individuals who facilitate the change process resulting from implementing one or more competitive systems or practices. This implementation may also be associated with other changes, such as the introduction of new products, processes or equipment. The unit will usually apply to individuals whose responsibility is at the team, area or section level rather than the whole organisation. The responsibility may be formally designated or be informal, as in mentoring and assisting fellow employees. This unit assumes that consultation and agreement on the implementation of the competitive systems and practices and other associated changes has already occurred and the nature and extent of the change has been agreed. This unit does not cover the negotiation of change in a formal industrial relations sense but does cover the skills needed to identify real or potential change implementation issues, including those that may need to be referred to formal consultation and/or dispute settlement procedures. This unit has a strong emphasis on planning, encouraging and facilitating in a changing environment within the organisation, including using appropriate communication, teamwork, problem solving, initiative and self-management.
MSS403011 Facilitate implementation of competitive systems and practices$21.95 inc. GST
What's it about? This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required by individuals who facilitate, lead or mentor others in competitive systems and practices implementation in a work area. Who's it for? This unit applies to people responsible for facilitating others in implementing competitive systems and practices in their work. It may apply to formally designated team leaders or people given special roles in the implementation process that go beyond their own work and which involve guiding, facilitating or mentoring others. The unit applies to competitive systems and practices implementation activities at the work area or section level.
MSS403055 Facilitate continuous improvement using standardised procedures and practices$21.95 inc. GST
What's it about? This unit describes the skills and knowledge required by individuals to assist others to use standardised work procedures and practices as a basis for continuous improvement in a competitive systems and practices environment. Who's it for? The standardised work applies to the normal work of others and serves as the basis for continuous improvement. This may apply in a manufacturing, office, logistics, or other service environment along any part of the value stream. It applies to a person at whatever organisational level they are employed who facilitates this in others. The standardised work procedures may apply to every step of the job or may be procedures which allow discretion in the application. The person will typically be a team leader or other person who works with, leads, facilitates and assists others. They will liaise and communicate with these others as required by the job and the standard procedures.
MSS403084 Improve changeovers$21.95 inc. GST
What's it about? This unit of competency covers the basic skills and knowledge required to improve changeovers. Who's it for? This unit applies to an individual who is required to work on more than one product and to change between them as part of their work role. The product may be a physical or non-physical product and changeover may require a change of equipment or parts or it may require changing files, computer software, templates or some other changeover. It applies to the individual’s own job at whatever organisational level they are employed and also applies to individuals who are assisting (or could assist) others to make a changeover. The individual will typically be working closely with others, as part of a formal team, an ad hoc team or otherwise. They will liaise and communicate with these others, as required.
MSS403085 Ensure process improvements are sustained$21.95 inc. GST
What's it about? This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure that the gains which have been made by using improved methods, processes and/or equipment are sustained as the new baseline or standard for an area of work and so prevent regression to former practices, or digression to less efficient practices. Who's it for?
This unit applies to individuals working in a team or work area who have already implemented competitive systems and practices related improvements in their own work and who must work effectively with others implementing competitive systems and practices to ensure that performance improvement gains are sustained.
The unit applies to team leaders, senior operators, technicians or tradespeople who are required to mentor others and integrate the application of their technical skills with the implementation of competitive systems and practices in an organisation. Employees will be required to problem solve, show initiative, plan, organise and manage own output and development.The unit applies to all areas of an organisation, including production, maintenance, logistics and office functions.
MSS403087 Mistake proof an operational process$21.95 inc. GST
What's it about? This unit describes the skills and knowledge to analyse a process that a team is responsible for and determine methods of mistake proofing it. This includes determining, implementing and sustaining improvement activities. Who's it for? The person will typically be a technical expert, team leader or be in a role where they have sufficient technical understanding of processes in their own work and that of others to be able to mistake proof the production process in their area.
MSS404054 Apply statistics to operational processes$21.95 inc. GST
What's it about? This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather and analyse process data to support the control of processes and operations. It includes interpretation of sampling procedures, frequency distributions, random and non- random variations in data/control charts; use of control limits to determine whether monitored processes are in control; and communicating this information to others. Who's it for? This unit applies to a person working in an organisation applying statistical process control on processes or operations. The statistical process control will usually be used to monitor the processes or operations and determine when action needs to be taken. The appropriate action will then be taken in accordance with standard procedures.
MSS404084 Undertake process capability improvements$21.95 inc. GST
What't it about?
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to make process capability improvements, including analysing data from the process, developing improvements to eliminate variation due to assignable causes and then implementing actions.Who's it for? This unit applies to a person who reviews a range of process capability data and information and makes (or arranges for) changes to be made to procedures, equipment or process and then recalculates the process capability and monitors resulting improvement actions. The person will typically be a technical expert, team leader or be in a role where they have sufficient technical understanding of processes in their own work and that of others to be able to suggest and justify process capability improvements.
MSS405001 Develop competitive systems and practices for an organisation$21.95 inc. GST
What's it about? This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to develop new strategies for competitive systems and practices or make improvements to existing systems and practices. Who's it for? This unit applies to a manager, technical specialist or similar in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices, or in an organisation wishing to embark on the competitive systems and practices path. The person needs to be able to analyse the needs of the organisation and develop strategies and systems for effective implementation and continuous improvement of competitive systems and practices in the organisation. They may be developing competitive systems and practices for the first time for this organisation, or may be developing/improving existing systems and practices.
MSS405084 – Manage people relationships$21.95 inc. GST
What’s it about?
This unit describes the skills and knowledge to manage the human relationship aspects of implementing and operating competitive systems and practices.Who’s it for?
This unit applies to managers, technical specialists or similar who will apply strong communication, teamwork, planning and problem solving skills to manage effective relationships.