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Nominal hours for units of competency from the

PMB Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking

Updated: 24 May 2019

Unit CodeUnit TitleNominal Hours
PSPPM502BManage complex projects80
MEM03001BPerform manual production assembly40
MEM03006BSet assembly stations20
MEM09002BInterpret technical drawing20
MEM09003BPrepare basic engineering drawing80
MEM11005BPick and process order40
MEM11006BPerform production packaging20
MEM11007BAdminister inventory procedures40
MEM12023APerform engineering measurements30
MEM13003BWork safely with industrial chemicals and materials20
MEM15001BPerform basic statistical quality control20
MEM15003BUse improvement processes in team activities40
MEM15004BPerform inspection20
MEM16006AOrganise and communicate information20
MEM16007AWork with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment10
MEM16008AInteract with computing technology20
MEM18001CUse hand tools20
MEM18002BUse power tools/hand held operations20
LMTGN2008BCoordinate work of team or section30
LMTGN5004AManage installation and commissioning of equipment and systems80
MEM30031AOperate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements40
MEM30033AUse computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models80
HLTAID003Provide first aid18
RIIRIS201DConduct local risk control20
TLID2010Operate a forklift40
MSMSUP390Use structured problem-solving tools40
MSMWHS205Control minor incidents30
MSMWHS110Follow emergency response procedures20
MSMENV472Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices40
MSMSUP100Apply workplace context to own job20
MSMOPS212Use organisation computers or data systems30
MSMSUP210Process and record information30
MSMSUP102Communicate in the workplace20
MSMSUP240Undertake minor maintenance30
MSMENV272Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices30
MSMOPS102Perform tasks to support production30
MSMSUP383Facilitate a team30
MSMSUP106Work in a team30
MSMWHS200Work safely30
MSMSUP273Handle goods20
MSMSUP200Achieve work outcomes30
MSMOPS101Make measurements30
MSMPER200Work in accordance with an issued permit20
MSMOPS200Operate equipment40
MSMSUP101Clean workplace or equipment20
MSMSUP280Manage conflict at work20
MSMSUP400Develop and monitor quality systems50
MSMSUP291Participate in continuous improvement30
TLID3011Conduct specialised forklift operations40
MSL973001Perform basic tests60
MSL974010Perform mechanical tests80
MSL974005Perform physical tests100
MSL974003Perform chemical tests and procedures100
TAEASS402Assess competence25
TAEASS401Plan assessment activities and processes40
TAEDEL301Provide work skill instruction40
TAEASS403Participate in assessment validation35
TAEASS301Contribute to assessment10
FWPCOT2238Cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw40
MSMPER201Monitor and control work permits20
MSMSUP382Provide coaching/mentoring in the workplace40
MSMENV172Identify and minimise environmental hazards20
MSMOPS401Trial new process or product60
MSMWHS100Follow WHS procedures20
MSMWHS400Contribute to WHS management system40
MSMWHS212Undertake first response to fire incidents30
MSMSUP292Sample and test materials and product40
MSMWHS217Gas test atmospheres30
MSMSUP300Identify and apply process improvements40
MSMSUP406Identify faults in electronic control50
MSMOPS244Lay out and cut materials30
MSMSUP205Transfer loads20
MSMSUP230Monitor process operations30
MSMSUP204Pack products or materials20
MSMSUP303Identify equipment faults40
MSMSUP309Maintain and organise workplace records20
MSMOPS100Use equipment30
MSMOPS601Design equipment and system modifications80
MSMSUP330Develop and adjust a production schedule30
MSMWHS216Operate breathing apparatus20
MSMSUP404Coordinate maintenance40
MSMPER205Enter confined space30
MSMOPS363Organise on-site work30
MSMPER300Issue work permits20
MSMSUP310Contribute to the development of workplace documentation30
MSMOPS400Optimise process/plant area60
MSMSUP405Identify problems in fluid power system50
MSMWHS300Facilitate the implementation of WHS for a work group40
MSMWHS601Develop WHS management system60
MSMWHS210Undertake first response to non-fire incidents20
MSMENV672Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability50
MSMWHS401Assess risk40
MSMSUP301Apply HACCP to the workplace40
PMBPROD430Trial a new die/tool60
PMBPROD395Produce composite sheet products30
PMBPROD304Wind products onto drums20
PMBPROD246Hand mix materials20
PMBPROD320Produce foam injected mouldings60
PMBPROD239Build reinforced conveyor belts40
PMBPROD267Operate steel cutting equipment20
PMBPROD387Produce welded plastics materials50
MSS404050Undertake process capability improvements50
MSS403002Ensure process improvements are sustained50
PMBPROD270Operate injection blow moulding equipment70
MSS403021Facilitate a Just in Time system50
PMBPROD207Operate calender70
PMBPROD338Repair heavy off-the-road tyres60
PMBPROD285Operate computer controlled equipment40
PMBPROD378Splice solid woven conveyor belts40
PMBPROD307Produce calendered products70
MSS402051Apply quality standards30
PMBPROD290Operate filament winding equipment30
PMBTECH601Develop a new product100
PMBPREP206Prepare materials to formulae30
PMBPROD333Convert plastic film50
PMBPROD384Operate multi-axis router60
PMBPROD358Develop patterns60
PMBPROD326Inspect tyres20
PMBTECH507Develop fibre-composite products using cored-laminate techniques70
PMBPROD229Operate polystyrene shape moulding equipment40
PMBPROD310Produce injection moulded products60
PMBPROD242Bond polymers to surfaces40
PMBWELD310Design PVC plastic pressure pipelines20
PMBPROD377Splice fabric ply conveyor belts40
MSS402002Sustain process improvements40
MSS403040Facilitate and improve implementation of 5S50
PMBPREP201Prepare moulds for composites production30
PMBPROD340Cure heavy off-the-road tyre repairs60
PMBPROD349Produce liquid surface coated products40
PMBWELD302Electrofusion weld polyethylene pipelines20
MSS015002Develop strategies for more sustainable use of resources70
PMBPROD325Lay on tyre retreads20
PMBWELD301Butt weld polyethylene plastic pipelines20
PMBPROD255Operate mixing equipment30
PMBTECH302Modify existing compounds40
PMBPROD298Operate equipment using pre-preg material40
PMBWELD307Install high temperature plastic pressure pipelines30
PMBPROD217Operate printing equipment40
PMBPROD284Operate open flame moulding equipment40
PMBPREP301Set up and prepare for production30
PMBPROD354Compound materials using an open mill blender30
PMBPROD398Produce composites using pre-pregs30
PMBPROD355Make pattern/plug for composites moulds80
PMBPROD329Produce polystyrene shape moulded products50
PMBPROD265Operate portable vulcanising equipment20
PMBPROD216Operate blown film equipment70
PMBPREP305Change extrusion die and setup50
PMBPREP303Set up equipment for continuous operation30
PMBPROD397Produce composites using moulding compounds30
PMBPROD233Operate film conversion equipment60
PMBTECH402Set advanced or complex dies60
PMBPROD261Operate continuous vulcanising equipment30
PMBPROD296Operate centrifugal casting equipment30
PMBPROD282Assemble mould20
PMBPREP304Set a die50
PMBPROD263Operate retread curing equipment20
PMBPROD262Operate tyre curing equipment30
PMBPROD347Produce composites using hand lamination50
PMBWELD304Design polyethylene (non-pressure) drainage pipelines20
MSS402021Apply Just in Time procedures30
PMBPROD368Repair conveyor belt carcass30
PMBPROD292Operate pultrusion equipment40
PMBTECH508Develop a new compound60
PMBPROD221Operate rotational moulding equipment60
PMBPROD321Produce rotational moulded products60
PMBPROD236Operate hand held air/power equipment for production processes40
PMBPROD375Vulcanise products using an autoclave40
PMBFIN205Hand decorate products40
PMBPROD309Produce electroplated products50
PMBPROD294Operate resin transfer moulding equipment30
MSS402050Monitor process capability30
PMBWELD309Weld plastic using extrusion techniques20
PMBTECH401Predict polymer properties and characteristics60
PMBPROD369Repair conveyor belt covers30
PMBFIN203Repair product imperfections30
PMBPROD287Weld plastics materials50
PMBWELD305Install polyethylene plastic pressure pipelines20
PMBTECH506Analyse the design of products and tools80
PMBPROD324Inspect tyres for retreading20
PMBPROD352Produce compounded materials40
PMBPROD254Operate an open mill blender30
PMBPROD295Operate composite sheeting equipment30
PMBTECH405Repair damaged fibre-composites structures50
PMBPROD300Produce products40
MSS403051Mistake proof an operational process50
PMBPROD373Draw optical fibre40
PMBPROD247Hand lay up composites60
PMBPROD390Produce composites using filament winding40
PMBTECH303Make minor modifications to products40
PMBFIN201Finish products and components30
PMBPROD312Produce continuous thermoforming products60
PMBWELD308Install PVC plastic pressure pipelines20
PMBPROD268Operate bead coiling equipment20
MSS405031Undertake value analysis of product or process costs in terms of customer requirements60
PMBPROD393Produce composites using vacuum bagging40
PMBPROD394Produce composites using resin transfer moulding30
MSS402020Apply quick changeover procedures40
PMBPROD283Demould product30
PMBTECH504Determine heat transfer loads for processing equipment50
PMBPROD396Produce composites using centrifugal casting30
PMBPROD237Splice cables40
PMBPROD248Prepare surfaces for coating20
PMBPROD249Apply liquid surface coatings30
PMBPROD334Produce products using twin screw extruders70
PMBTECH301Use material and process knowledge to solve problems40
MSS405020Develop quick changeover procedures60
PMBPROD367Remove and replace conveyor belts20
PMBTECH403Test fibre-composites materials and laminates40
PMBPROD303Lay up and tape cables40
PMBTECH603Design structural/mechanical polymer components100
PMBPROD212Operate thermoforming equipment60
PMBPROD353Compound materials using an internal mill blender30
PMBPROD301Draw wire40
PMBTECH501Analyse equipment performance50
PMBFIN202Fit attachments to products30
PMBPROD266Prepare tyre casings for retreading20
PMBPROD281Finish composite products40
PMBPROD323Produce powder coated products40
PMBPROD360Produce centrifugally cast polyurethane products50
PMBPROD343Shut down plant area20
PMBHAN103Shift materials safely by hand20
PMBPROD431Trial a new, advanced or complex mould40
PMBPREP205Assemble materials and equipment for production30
PMBPROD392Produce composites using pultrusion30
PMBPROD280Operate resin-glass depositor equipment40
PMBPROD385Program computer controlled equipment40
PMBPROD251Apply gel coat or other polymer surface finish30
PMBPROD241Lay up rubber lining or lag pulleys30
PMBWASTE302Coordinate waste disposal20
PMBPROD311Produce blow moulded products60
PMBTECH509Modify an existing product50
PMBPROD362Produce gravity cast polyurethane products50
PMBPROD372Produce fibre optic preforms50
MSS405030Optimise cost of a product or service60
MSS402040Apply 5S procedures40
PMBPROD330Make moulds for formed products50
MSS403010Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices50
PMBPROD211Operate blow moulding equipment70
PMBPROD376Splice steel cord conveyor belts40
PMBPROD328Produce sheet feed vacuum forming products50
PMBPROD356Construct moulds for composite products60
PMBPROD238Perform creel rack operations30
PMBPROD293Operate vacuum bagging equipment40
MSS402060Use planning software systems in operations40
PMBPROD357Construct jigs and fixtures40
PMBTECH510Analyse failure in polymeric materials60
PMBTECH404Mould chemical resistant and/or fire retardant fibre-composites40
PMBWELD311Design high temperature plastic pressure pipelines20
PMBWELD303Install polyethylene (non-pressure) drainage pipelines20
PMBPROD380Produce composites using chopper gun/depositor50
MSS405021Develop a Just in Time system60
PMBTECH503Determine rheology and output of plastics materials from processing equipment70
MSS402080Undertake root cause analysis50
PMBPROD235Use materials and process knowledge to complete work operations50
PMBPROD317Print and decorate rigid products40
PMBPROD316Produce blown film60
PMBPROD336Inspect heavy off-the-road tyres20
MSS405070Develop sustainable energy practices70
PMBPROD210Operate injection moulding equipment70
PMBPROD319Build up rollers40
PMBPROD306Prepare and start equipment for production30
PMBPROD302Bunch and strand wire40
PMBPROD314Produce compression moulded products50
PMBPROD370Produce injection blow moulded products70
PMBTECH406Diagnose production equipment problems50
MSS405050Determine and improve process capability80
PMBPROD339Produce reinforced conveyor belts50
PMBPROD252Operate compounding equipment50
PMBWASTE101Collect waste for recycling or safe disposal20
PMBPROD259Operate granulating equipment30
PMBPROD315Produce polyurethane foam40
PMBPROD308Take a machine out of production30
PMBPROD291Operate resin infusion moulding equipment30
PMBHAN208Store products20
PMBPROD213Operate extruders70
PMBPROD391Produce composites using resin infusion30
PMBPROD305Colour optical fibre40
PMBPROD245Fabricate materials40
PMBTECH602Develop a new die or tool150
PMBPROD313Produce extruded products60
PMBPROD297Operate equipment using moulding compounds30
PMBPROD209Operate cable winding equipment40
PMBPROD337Prepare heavy off-the-road tyres for repair40
MSS404052Apply statistics to operational processes40
PMBPROD240Cut materials30
PMBPROD253Operate an internal mill blender30
PMBTECH502Review and analyse production trials and specify retrials60
MSS402030Apply cost factors to work practices40
PMBPROD332Produce thermally bent products40
PMBWELD306Design polyethylene plastic pressure pipelines20
PMBPROD341Finish heavy off-the-road tyre repairs20
PMBTECH505Choose polymer materials for an application50
PMBPROD206Operate ancillary equipment40
PMBPROD331Produce printed and decorated film40