PMA20116 Certificate II in Process Plant Operations

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Course description

The Certificate II in Process Plant Operations (PMA20116) is a 12-week training course with a heavy focus on operational safety. It’s a nationally recognised qualification ideal for processing plant operators and technicians who need a formal qualification that recognises that skills and experience. You can also choose elective units that support your existing job role: working in confined spaces, operating breathing apparatus, working at heights, controlling minor incidents.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

3 months

Online or Distance


Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the PMA20116 Certificate II in Process Plant Operations. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the PMA20116 Certificate II in Process Plant Operations such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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TAFE Queensland
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