Polymer Technology (Part and Tool Design)

Qualification Diploma (NRT)
Course number 17311
National Code PMB50107
Training Package PMB07 - Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking
Program area Manufacturing  
Duration (nominal hours) 850
This course replaced 3360 - Polymer Technology
 

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Course overview

Course Description

This course is for technologists/paraprofessionals who may have worked
their way up through the PMB certificate qualifications or who have
entered the industry at this level, either from another industry or trade
occupation.  

The technologist will analyse performance and failure in equipment and
products and will assist in the development on new/modified products.

Career Opportunities

Students who complete this course will have the skills and knowledge to take a
lead roll in the management and operation of a polymer processing facility.

Entry Requirements

 Entrants are expected to have completed a Certificate IV in Polymer Technology
or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency such as relevant industry
experience, a related trade or other tertiary qualification.

 

Early Exit Points

 Not applicable

 

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Industry Subgroup: Manufacturing

Locations & fees



TAFE NSW fees apply to offerings of this course at the following locations. Concessions or exemptions may apply for eligible students.
From July 1, students enrolling in a Diploma or Advanced Diploma course and selected Certificate IV courses, may be able to apply for a VET FEE-HELP student loan, if they meet the eligibility criteria. Read more

Year Half Year Fee Annual Fee
2014 $757 $1514


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Location Attendance Status Week Starting How to Enrol
Lidcombe Part Time Evening Available 14-Jul-2014 Enrol Now

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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 PMB50107 Diploma of
Polymer Technology within the PMB07 Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking
Training Package (Version 1.1). The rules from PMB07 are as follows:
 
Packaging Rules
 
To be awarded the Diploma of Polymer Technology, competency must be
achieved in seventeen (17) units of competency.
four (4) core units of competency
thirteen (13) 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 thirteen (13) units of competency, as specified below:
a minimum of eight (8) units from Group A and B, with a minimum of four (4)
units from Group A
the remainder of units may be chosen from Groups A, B and C, to bring the
total number of electives to thirteen (13) .
 
Note : Up to three (3) 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 C.
 
 
To be awarded a Diploma of Polymer Technology (Part and Tool Design)
competency must be achieved in a total of seventeen (17) units of
competency:  

-  all nine (9) core competencies
 
-  at least five (5) Diploma and CIV elective units from Group 2 and 3,
comprising at least two (2) compulsory Diploma (group A) Technical units,
one (1) of which can be at Advanced Diploma level.  Other CIV elective
(group B) units can be chosen from Group 3
 
-  other elective (group C) units may be chosen from Group 4 if necessary
to achieve the required overall number of electives. A maximum of two (2)
electives can be chosen from PMB07, other training packages or accredited
courses where those units are available for inclusion in a Diploma.
 
Please Note:The Training Package allows for the inclusion of three
electives, one elective has already been included in the core "Interpret
technical drawing" which is in MEM50105.
 
SPECIALISATION CORE
The additional units in the core have been chosen to assure the completion
of essential prerequisites and to assure essential part and tool units are
completed.
 
PRE-REQUISITES
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 8 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)
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing 36
MEM09003B Prepare basic engineering drawing 72
MSAENV472B Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices 40
MSAPMOHS200A Work safely 30
MSAPMOPS401A Trial new process or product 50
MSAPMSUP300A Identify and implement opportunities to maximise production efficiencies 40
MSAPMSUP390A Use structured problem solving tools 40
PMBTECH506B Analyse the design of products and tools 40
PMBTECH602B Develop a new die or tool 70
 
Group 2 TECHNICAL (GROUP A) UNITS
All subgroups must be completed
At least 2 module/units must be completed
Subgroup 1 DIPLOMA TECHNICAL (GROUP A) UNITS
At least 1 module/unit must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
PMBTECH501B Analyse equipment performance 40
PMBTECH502B Review and analyse production trials and specify retrials 40
PMBTECH503B Determine rheology and output of plastics materials from processing equipment 40
PMBTECH504B Determine heat transfer loads for processing equipment 40
PMBTECH505B Choose polymer materials for an application 40
PMBTECH508A Develop a new compound 40
PMBTECH509A Modify an existing product 40
PMBTECH510A Analyse failure in polymeric materials 70
 
Subgroup 2 ADVANCED DIPLOMA TECHNICAL (GROUP A) UNITS
No more than 1 module/unit may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
PMBTECH601B Develop a new product 70
 
Group 3 CERTIFICATE IV TECHNICAL (GROUP B) UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
MSAPMOHS400A Contribute to OHS management system 40
MSAPMOPS400A Optimise process_plant area 50
PMBPROD430B Trial a new die_tool 50
PMBPROD431B Trial a new, advanced or complex mould 30
PMBTECH401B Predict polymer properties and characteristics 50
PMBTECH402B Set advanced or complex dies 40
PMBTECH406A Diagnose production equipment problems 50
 
Group 4 OTHER (GROUP C) ELECTIVE UNITS
Subgroup 2 must be completed
No more than 3 module/units may be completed
Subgroup 1 OTHER DIPLOMA (GROUP C) ELECTIVE UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
MEM15001B Perform basic statistical quality control 18
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information 18
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment 9
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology 18
MEM30001A Use computer aided drafting systems to produce basic engineering drawings 36
MEM30004A Use CAD to create and display 3D models 36
MSACMS401A Ensure process improvements are sustained 50
MSACMT452A Apply statistics to processes in manufacturing 50
MSACMT620A Develop quick changeover procedures 50
MSACMT621A Develop a Just in Time (JIT) system 50
MSACMT630A Optimise cost of product 50
MSACMT631A Undertake value analysis of product costs in terms of customer requirements 50
MSACMT650A Determine and improve process capability 50
MSACMT670A Develop and manage sustainable energy practices 50
MSACMT671A Develop and manage sustainable environmental practices 50
PSPPM502B Manage complex projects 62
 
Subgroup 2 UNITS FROM PMB07, OTHER T PKG OR ACCRED CRS AT DIPLOMA LEVEL
No more than 1 module/unit may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
MEM09141A Represent mechanical engineering designs 54
MEM09151A Apply computer aided modelling and data management techniques to mechanical engineering designs 54
MEM15001B Perform basic statistical quality control 18
MEM30007A Select common engineering materials 36
MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment 36
MSACMC410A Lead change in a manufacturing environment 50
MSL915001A Provide information to customers 30
MSL925001A Analyse data and report results 40
TAEASS401A Plan assessment activities and processes 20
TAEASS402A Assess competence 25
TAEASS403A Participate in assessment validation 25
 
Group 5 ENRICHMENT
You may choose modules/units from this group but they do not count towards
course completion
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
MSACMT230A Apply cost factors to work practices 50
MSAPMOHS300A Facilitate the implementation of OHS for a work group 40
MSAPMSUP200A Achieve work outcomes 20
MSL924001A Process and interpret data 40
PMBPREP304C Set a die 30
PMBPROD270B Operate injection blow moulding equipment 70
PMBPROD370B Produce injection blow moulded products 70
PMBTECH301B Use material and process knowledge to solve problems 50
 

Requirements to receive the qualification

To be awarded a Diploma of Polymer Technology (Part and Tool Design) competency
must be achieved in a total of seventeen (17) units of competency:
 
- all nine (9) core competencies
 
- at least five (5) Diploma and CIV elective units from group 2 and 3,
comprising at least two (2) compulsory Diploma Technical units (subgroup
1), one (1) of which can be at Advanced Diploma level (subgroup 2). Other
CIV elective units can be chosen from Group 3
 
- remaining elective units can be chosen from groups 2, 3 or 4 (max 3 units)

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