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Skills obtained in this course:


Apply communication and leadership skills to a team environment and work place operations.

Install & Configure

Accurately follow the workplace protocol of complex processes.

Risk Management

Determine likelihoods and consequences to implement appropriate procedures.

Simulated Work Environment

Benefit from the close and detailed guidance of our trainers in person.


Our Trainers

Geoff Teale

With 30+ years’ experience, Geoff has specialised in process controlling and operations.

Certificate IV in Process Plant Operations

Course Description

The PMA40116 Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology, as provided by Volt Edge, is a technical qualification for plant technicians and operations technicians who will typically be involved in solving complex problems which require theoretical knowledge, combined with an understanding of the production process and equipment across the plant.
This qualification is typically used to develop employees performing a technical role that includes an ability to work independently and conduct technical problem solving according to the needs of the work in the chemical, hydrocarbons and refining industries.

Course Delivery

The theory of this course is delivered online followed by an on the job face-to-face practical.

Training is completed face to face.

24hr access to Volt Edge support network.

View our calendar to see which dates suits you.

Unit of Competencies
Unit Code Unit Name
PMA40116 Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology.
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.
MSMSUP100 Apply workplace context to own job.
MSMSUP102 Communicate in the workplace.
MSMWHS110 Follow emergency response procedures.
MSMWHS200 Work safely.



Course Cost and Duration

Price Upon Application.


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Volt Edge requires, in addition to the core units, a combination of Elective competency standard units to achieve a total weighing of 21 points.
The elective units will be determined by Volt Edge upon application.


Upon completion you will be able to:
→ Collect, analyse and organise information.
→ Identify and isolate faults in equipment.
→ Function and operate principles of equipment, machine components.