PMA20116 - Certificate II in Process Plant Operations
|1 year part-time
|Employer Based (VET Providers Only), On Campus, Mixed Mode
Start the process for your career in plant operations. This qualification is suited to Start TAFE Now (STN) schools students located in Gladstone and is a great opportunity to gain hands-on training in a specialist field.
This is a nationally recognised accredited course.
You will be required to supply your own steel-capped boots, jeans and a long-sleeved cotton shirt for this course. If you have any questions in relation to PPE please email email@example.com.
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CQUniversity’s strong focus on student experience ensures that you are prepared and supported on your student journey. Support services include on-campus or online orientation to assist your transition into university life, course and career advice, financial support options, study support, ongoing assistance through the Student Mentor program, counselling services, support for students with disability or medical conditions, Indigenous student support and more.
Career OpportunitiesSuccessful completion of this course allow you gain employment as a process plant operator, chemical plant operator, trainee process technician or process technician in a production or manufacturing related industry.
Structure & Availability
Start TAFE Now (STN) Course StructureDuration:
1 year part-time
|Apply workplace context to own job
|Follow emergency response procedures
|Communicate in the workplace
|Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
|Operate and monitor pumping systems and equipment
|Operate and monitor prime movers
|Achieve work outcomes
|Monitor and operate low pressure compressors
|Operate heat exchangers
|Read dials and indicators
|Interpret process plant schematics
|Process and Record Information
|Operate and monitor valve systems
|Operate fluid flow equipment
|Work in accordance with an issued permit
This course has no residential schools.
Applications to be sent directly to CQUniversity through the online handbook.
Completion of the BKSB (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.
Fees & Scholarships
2024 Indicative Fees
|Fee for service
|Fee for service per unit
|Co-Contribution Concessional Fee
|Co-Contribution Fee per unit
|Co-Contribution Concessional Fee per unit
Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding.
For high school students you may be eligible for the Queensland Government’s VET in Schools (VETiS) program which is fee-free. Course specific costs may be applicable, an example would be high vis clothes and safety boots for trade courses.
If you are unsure, please call us on 13 27 86.
How to apply
Step 1: Get a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
Visit usi.gov.au to create a USI or find an existing one.
Step 2: Prepare your eligibility documentation
So that we can assess your application and eligibility for Government funding options, you’ll need to upload documentation as part of your application. This includes proof of your:
- Queensland Residency and Date of Birth. (e.g. Queensland Driver’s License photo must be of the back and front of the license)
- Australian or New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent residency (e.g. Medicare Card or Birth Certificate)
For further information on eligible documentation, visit Apply for TAFE Certificates and Diplomas.
To fast-track your application, make sure you provide a clear photo showing all the information and upload it with your application.
Step 3: Start TAFE Now Application Documents
If you are applying via our Start TAFE Now Program you will need to ensure you attached the following documents to your application:
- A signed Start Now Study Authorisation Form
Step 4: Apply Online
Our easy-to-use online application system will guide you through the process of applying for a TAFE course. If you need help along the way, call us on 13 27 86.
Click on the Apply button below to start your application.