Unique Student Identifier (USI) Mandatory since 1 January 2015

Since the 1st of January 2015, all students undertaking Nationally Recognised training in Australia need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Once you have your USI, you can use it throughout your life, to keep a centralised online record of all your Nationally Recognised training. Whether you're studying at TAFE, a private training organisation, completing a certificate or diploma course, apprenticeship or skill set - you'll need a USI.

Overview

Don’t be deceived by the title of this qualification. It is actually about implementing business process improvements and being on the lookout for ways to do what you do better every day.

Who Will Benefit

This qualification is suitable for participants from a wide range of industries and environments including manufacturing enterprises, mining and service organisations, office environments, distributors, warehouses, transport suppliers, other logistics support organisations, professional service suppliers, Government departments and healthcare providers. It is for those seeking formal recognition of their work experience, knowledge and skills.

Prerequisites

Enrolment in this qualification requires participants to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in their chosen field, where operational or technical skills have already been gained and a supervisory or similar level of responsibility exists as part of their current role. It should be clearly noted that this qualification is not intended to supply operational or technical skills that are used in conjunction with competitive systems and practice skills.

Participants are also required to have the support of an employer, manager or supervisor who can provide opportunities for the participant to demonstrate competence and develop and collect evidence from various departments within the business.

What Is Required to Gain the Qualification

Upon successful enrolment in this qualification, participants will be granted online access to all relevant assessment tools. Every aspect of each assessment tool must be addressed successfully in order to achieve this qualification.

AIM WA recommends regular attendance on the free Qualification Support Workshops while completing the assessment requirements.

Participants have up to 2 years to complete the assessment requirements of the qualification.

How Do I Get Started

  1. Download the Enrolment Kit located on this page under Related Information
  2. Read through the kit to learn more about the qualification and its requirements
  3. Complete the self-assessment & LLN questionnaires, direct managers sign off and Enrolment form
  4. Email all 4 documents to enrol onto the qualification to assessments@aimwa.com
  5. Once enrolled you will receive log-in details for the AIM WA Assessment Portal to access your assessments

Investment Required

Pathway:

This qualification is available through an assessment only pathway.

Non Member $2520
Corporate / Professional Member $2100

Related Information

Typical Units of Competency

MSS403001 Review competitive systems and practices
MSS403010 Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices
MSMENV472 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
MSS403011 Facilitate implementation of competitive systems and practices
MSS403035 Implement the visual workplace
MSS403053 Map an operational process
MSS403055 Facilitate continuous improvement through the use of standardised procedures and practices
MSS403087 Mistake proof an operational process
MSS404053 Use DMAIC techniques
MSS404054 Apply statistics to operational processes
MSMSUP390 Use structured problem-solving tools
MSS405008 Analyse and map a value stream

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