Certificate III in Process Plant Operations

About the Qualification – PMA30120

Certificate III in Process Plant Operations reflects the role of plant operators and operations technicians who use equipment to directly produce a product or raw materials.

At this level, operators/technicians undertake operations, typically of integrated plant units in accordance with the operating procedures and apply their knowledge to anticipate problems.

They are expected to solve a range of foreseen and unforeseen problems, using product and process knowledge to develop solutions to problems that do not have a known solution, or a solution recorded in the procedures.

The great part of this qualification is depending on the industry you are in, you may be able to specialise in the product you produce.

Packaging Rules – 21 Units consisting of 5 Core and 16 Electives

Core Units – All Core units must be completed and cannot be changed.

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.
  • Apply workplace context to own job.
  • Communicate in the workplace.
  • Follow emergency response procedures.
  • Work safely

Elective Units on offer ( choose 16 )

  • Follow WHS procedures.
  • Control minor incidents.
  • Perform basic tests.
  • Use equipment.
  • Operate equipment.
  • Process and record information
  • Provide coaching/mentoring in the workplace.
  • Identify and apply process improvements.
  • Select and prepare materials.
  • Read dials and indicators.
  • Sample and test materials and product
  • Operate Production unit systems.
  • Operate Grinding equipment.
  • Operate Crushing equipment.
  • Conduct screening operations.
  • Operate heat exchangers.
  • Operate and monitor valve systems.
  • Operate and troubleshoot cooling water systems.
  • Operate and troubleshoot compressor systems.

How Can I Study

  • Theory – either at your workplace or via teams
  • Practical – at your workplace


  • Full Course Fee – $7995.00
  • RPL & Gap train Fee – $3995.00
  • Per unit – $395
  • For 3 units – $1065

Payment and Wage Subsidy Options are available for this

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