Polymer Processing (Injection Moulding)

Qualification Certificate II (NRT)
Course number 17301
National Code PMB20107
Training Package PMB07 - Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking
Program area Manufacturing  
Duration (nominal hours) 324
This course replaced 3345 - Plastics (Injection Moulding)
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Course overview

Course Description

This course is for injection moulding operators who want to gain an
understanding about the operations and practices in their workplace. The
course combines on-the-job training and experience with off-the-job
training.  

You will learn how to work safely and efficiently as an injection moulding
operator using specialised equipment and processes. You will also learn
about quality practices and workplace communication.
 
You will learn how to perform a defined range of prescribed functions,
involving known routines and procedures, with some accountability for the
quality of outcomes.

Career Opportunities

Injection moulding  operator in plastics or rubber.

Articulation

When you finish this course you will be eligible to enrol in a wide
selection of Certificate III courses in the plastics, rubber and cablemaking
industries.
Students with MSA10207 Certificate I in Process Manufacturing can articulate
into PMB20107 Certificate II in Polymer Processing (Injection Moulding).
Students who successfully complete this qualification will be able to articulate
into PMB30107 Certificate III in Polymer Processing (Injection Moulding).

Entry Requirements

 There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

 

Early Exit Points

 Depending on the choice of electives, you may be eligible to receive:
MSA10207 CI in Process Manufacturing.

 

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Course structure

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What you must do to complete the course

The course structure below shows what you must do to complete this course.
units/modules are arranged in groups and sometimes also in subgroups.
 
You must complete each group as specified as well as following the course
completion instructions.   If a course contains optional groups there will
statement at the top of the course indicating how many you must do.  At the
top of any group containing optional subgroups there will be a statement
saying how many you must do.
 
 
This course reflects the packaging requirements for PMB20107 Certificate
II in Polymer Processing (Injection Moulding) (Release 2), within the
PMB07 Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking Training Package (Release 2.0). The
(Release 2.0) Training Package are as follows:
 
Packaging Rules
 
To be awarded the Certificate II in Polymer Processing competency must be
achieved in fourteen (14) units of competency:
 
-  three (3) core units of competency
-  eleven (11) elective units of competency, as specified below.
 
Note : Where prerequisite units apply, these must be considered in the
total number of units
chosen.
 
Elective units of competency
Select eleven (11) units of competency, as specified below:
a minimum of three (3) from Group A
The remainder may be chosen from Groups A and B to bring the total number
of electives to eleven (11) .
 
Note: Up to four (4) of the elective units can be chosen from other
qualifications in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages
and accredited courses, as specified in Group B.
 
To satisfy the Training Package requirements, this TAFE NSW course has been
structured as follows:
 
Group 1 - Core Units
------------------------
All four (4) units must be completed.
 
Group 2 - Technical units listed in PMB20107
--------------------------------------------
At least three (3) units must be chosen from the following subgroups:
 
Subgroup 1. Injection Moulding specialist elective
At least one (1) unit must be selected from this subgroup
 
Subgroup 2. Group A CII Technical units listed in PMB20107. Do any
 
Subgroup 3. Group A units from PMB30107 - CIII Technical units
Do no more than 2 units (see rules in the note below)
 
Subgroup 4. Group B units from PMB30107 - CIII other units
(see rules in the note below)
 
NOTE: RULES FOR THE USE OF CIII units:
-   a maximum of two units can be used
-   at least one (1) must be a Group A CIII technical unit
-   a maximum of one (1) Group B CIII other unit can be used
-   some CIII units have prerequisites, see delivery 6.1 for
details.
 
Group 3.  Group B Certificate II Elective Units
 
Group 4.  Elective units from PMB07, other Training Packages or accredited
courses at CII and CIII level.
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No more than four (4) may be completed
 
NOTE:
Course 17301 Certificate II in Polymer Processing (Injection Moulding) is a
specialist course in injection moulding, it gives maximum flexibility in
course structure to allow operators to tailor their training needs to meet
industry skill set.
 
As there are no prerequisites for CII units the unit sequencing is at the
discretion of the deliverer
 
 
NOTES FOR STUDENTS
------------------
 
1. LEARNER SUPPORT
Students who require support to meet their learning goals may co-enrol in
the Learner Support course (TAFE Course Number 9999). Talk to your teacher
think you may require learner support.
 
2. SELECTION OF ELECTIVES
Talk to your teacher and/or workplace trainer to ensure that your
combination of electives provides you with a suitable vocational outcome.
 
3. RECOGNITION
If you have completed other relevant training you may be eligible to have
units of competency from previous training counted towards completion for
this course. Talk to your teacher or workplace trainer if you think you
may be eligible for recognition for units previously completed.
 
4. CIII PREREQUISITES
Some CIII units have prerequisites. Any pre-requisite units must be
completed. Learners should seek advice from the Head Teacher regarding
pre-requisite units. Further information on pre-requisite units is
provided in section 6.1 Delivery modes.
 
 

Course Elective Completion:

At least 11 elective modules/units must be completed. These may be chosen from groups 2, 3, 4

 
Group 1 CORE UNITS
All module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20
MSAPMOHS200A Work safely 30
MSAPMSUP210A Process and record information 20
 
Group 2 GROUP A TECHNICAL UNITS LISTED IN PMB20107
Subgroups 1, 3, 4 must be completed
At least 3 module/units must be completed
Subgroup 1 INJECTION MOULDING SPECIAL ELECTIVE
Only 1 module/unit must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
PMBPROD210B Operate injection moulding equipment 70
 
Subgroup 2 CII TECHNICAL UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
MSAPMOPS200A Operate equipment 20
MSAPMOPS212A Use organisation computers or data systems 20
PMBFIN201C Finish products and components 15
PMBPREP205C Assemble materials and equipment for production 30
PMBPREP206C Prepare materials to formulae 10
PMBPROD206B Operate ancillary equipment 20
PMBPROD211B Operate blow moulding equipment 70
PMBPROD213B Operate extruders 70
PMBPROD217B Operate printing equipment 40
PMBPROD221B Operate rotational moulding equipment 70
PMBPROD235C Use materials and process knowledge to complete work operations 60
PMBPROD236C Operate hand held air/power equipment for production processes 15
PMBPROD259C Operate granulating equipment 10
PMBPROD265C Operate portable vulcanising equipment 40
PMBPROD270B Operate injection blow moulding equipment 70
PMBPROD285A Operate computer controlled equipment 40
PMBPROD287B Weld plastics materials 40
 
Subgroup 3 CIII TECHNICAL. MUST DO AT LEAST ONE IF SUBGROUP 3 IS USED.
No more than 2 module/units may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing 36
MEM09003B Prepare basic engineering drawing 72
PMBPREP304C Set a die 30
PMBPREP305B Change extrusion die and setup 30
PMBPROD300B Produce products 30
PMBPROD306B Prepare and start equipment for production 20
PMBPROD310C Produce injection moulded products 70
PMBPROD311C Produce blow moulded products 70
PMBPROD313C Produce extruded products 70
PMBPROD321B Produce rotational moulded products 70
PMBPROD343C Shut down plant area 15
PMBPROD367B Remove and replace conveyor belts 40
PMBPROD368B Repair conveyor belt carcass 40
PMBPROD369B Repair conveyor belt covers 40
PMBPROD370B Produce injection blow moulded products 70
PMBPROD376A Splice steel cord conveyor belts 40
PMBPROD377A Splice fabric ply conveyor belts 40
PMBPROD378A Splice solid woven conveyor belts 40
PMBTECH301B Use material and process knowledge to solve problems 50
 
Subgroup 4 OTHER CIII UNITS. MAX OF 2 UNITS FOR SUB GROUPS 2&3 GROUP 2
No more than 1 module/unit may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
MEM03001B Perform manual production assembly 36
MEM03006B Set assembly stations 18
MEM11005B Pick and process order 36
MEM11006B Perform production packaging 18
MEM11007B Administer inventory procedures 36
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements 45
MEM15001B Perform basic statistical quality control 18
MEM15003B Use improvement processes in team activities 36
MEM15004B Perform inspection 18
MSAPMSUP300A Identify and implement opportunities to maximise production efficiencies 40
MSAPMSUP301A Apply HACCP to the workplace 30
 
Group 3 CII ELECTIVE UNITS (GROUP B)
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment 9
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations 18
MSAPMOHS100A Follow OHS procedures 20
MSAPMOPS100A Use equipment 20
MSAPMOPS101A Make measurements 20
MSAPMOPS102A Perform tasks to support production 20
MSAPMSUP100A Apply workplace procedures 10
MSAPMSUP101A Clean workplace or equipment 20
MSAPMSUP102A Communicate in the workplace 10
MSAPMSUP106A Work in a team 10
MSAPMSUP172A Identify and minimise environmental hazards 20
MSAPMSUP200A Achieve work outcomes 20
MSAPMSUP201A Receive or despatch goods 10
MSAPMSUP204A Pack products or materials 10
MSAPMSUP205A Transfer loads 15
MSAPMSUP240A Undertake minor maintenance 20
MSAPMSUP273A Handle goods 20
MSAPMSUP291A Participate in continuous improvement 30
MSAPMSUP292A Sample and test materials and product 30
MSS402002A Sustain process improvements 50
MSS402020A Apply quick changeover procedures 50
MSS402021A Apply Just in Time procedures 50
MSS402040A Apply 5S procedures 50
MSS402050A Monitor process capability 50
MSS402051A Apply quality standards 50
MSS402080A Undertake root cause analysis 50
TLID2010A Operate a forklift 22
 
Group 4 ELECT UNITS FROM PMB07, OTHER T PKG OR ACCRED CRS AT CII/III
No more than 4 module/units may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace 30
MEM03003B Perform sheet and plate assembly 36
MEM03004B Perform electronic/electrical assembly (production) 72
MEM15004B Perform inspection 18
MEM18001C Use hand tools 18
 

Requirements to receive the qualification

To achieve PMB20107 Certificate II in Polymer Processing (Injection Moulding)
(TAFE NSW Course Number 17301) learners must complete fourteen (14) units of
competency comprising:
- three (3) core units
- eleven (11) elective units consisting
- at least three (3) technical units from group 2, with at least one
from subgroup 1
- and balance of the units from other elective groups.

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