Certificate III in Process Manufacturing (MSM30116)

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Course Description

The Certificate III in Process Manufacturing is an entry-level qualification for students seeking manufacturing work on a production floor as part of a team. The course delivers hands-on skills that focus on personal safety; working to quality standards and a production schedule; picking and processing orders; preparing documentation and inventory reports. Click for the complete lesson plan as well as enrolment and funding requirements.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.


The Certificate III in Process Manufacturing (MSM30116) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee


Average Duration

12 months

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On-campus providers

Nationally Recognised Training

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Control Precision

Quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat.

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.


Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.


Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Production Worker$960 weekly pay
Plant Operator$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Production Manager$1,150 weekly pay
Operations Officer$1,150 weekly pay
Logistics Lead$1,250 weekly pay
Logistics Manager$1,340 weekly pay
Inventory Controller$1,250 weekly pay


Government Funding

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