MSM20216 Certificate II in Manufacturing (Electronics)



Park Ridge State High School

RTO number: 30421

Qualification description

The MSM20216 Certificate II in Manufacturing (Electronics) applies to a learning and assessment environment where access to normal production operations is not available. Students will develop key manufacturing skills through practical and hands-on work in a simulated or trial manufacturing workplace environment. They will have the opportunity to undertake on-the-job work placement to apply and enhance their skills, but their main location of study is onsite as Park Ridge State High School (RTO scope pending 30421)


The key learning experiences within this course include:

  • Occupational, Health and Safety
  • Learning how to perform high reliability hand soldering
  • Learn how to dispose of e-waste effectively
  • Learn how to plan an electronic project

​Entry requirements

At enrolment, each student will be required to create (or simply supply if previously created) a Unique Student Identifier (USI). A USI creates an online record of all training and qualifications attained in Australia.

A Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) Screening process is undertaken at the time of initial enrolment (or earlier) to ensure students have the capacity to effectively engage with the content. Please refer to Binnacle Training's Student Information document for a snapshot of reading, writing and numeracy skills that would be expected in order to satisfy competency requirements.

Duration and location

This is a two-year course delivered in Years 11 and 12 on site at Park Ridge State High School.

Delivery modes

A range of delivery modes will be used during the teaching and learning of this qualification. These include:

  • face-to-face instruction
  • work-based learning
  • guided learning
  • online learning​


$100.00 subject levy per year is inclusive of all excursions and specialist material required to complete the course. 

Course units

Students will participate in the delivery of a range of business activities and projects within the school.  Graduates will be competent in a range of essential workplace skills – including leadership and organisation, customer service, personal management, teamwork and relationships, business technology and financial literacy. Students will also investigate business opportunities.


Program delivery will combine both class-based tasks and practical components at the school. This involves the delivery of a range of projects and services within their school community. A range of teaching/learning strategies will be used to deliver the competencies. These include:

  • observations on practical tasks
  • projects
  • questioning and feedback from supervisors.

Evidence contributing towards competency will be collected throughout the course.

To attain a MSM20216 Certificate II in Manufacturing (Electronics), 10 units (5 core units plus 5 elective units of competency must be achieved:

Unit code​​​Title
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MSMWHS200Work safely
Apply competitive systems and practices
Apply quality standards
MSS402080Undertake root cause analysis
MSMPCII299Make an Object from Plastic
MSS402002Sustain process improvements
MSPCII295Operate manufacturing equipment
UEEAS0001Assemble electronic components
Use Solder-free soldering techniques

RTO obligation

The RTO (PRSHS #30421) guarantees that the student will be provided with every opportunity to complete the qualification. We do not guarantee employment upon completion of this qualification.

Students who are deemed competent in all units of competency will be awarded a Qualification and a Record of Results.

Students who achieve at least one unit of competency (but not the full qualification) will receive a Statement of Attainment. Certificates will be issued at the end of Year 12 in Term 4.



The Certificate in Manufacturing will predominantly be used by students seeking to enter the Business Services industries and/or pursuing further tertiary pathways (e.g. Certificate IV, Diploma and Bachelor of Business).  For example:

  • Business Owner
  • Business Manager
  • Customer Service Manager

Students eligible for an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) may be able to use their completed Certificate III to contribute towards their ATAR. For further information please visit

Students who enter late into the course may not be able to achieve the certificate due to reduced contact time.


The RTO Park Ridge SHS # 30421 guarantees that the student will be provided with every opportunity to complete the qualification. We do not guarantee employment upon completion of this qualification.

Correct at time of publication but subject to change.​

Last reviewed 06 December 2022
Last updated 06 December 2022