Commissioner's Information Bulletin 668

Textile, Clothing and Footwear - Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Textile Clothing and Footwear

Date of effect: 7 November 2016

This Commissioner’s Information Bulletin (CIB) includes information on two Training Packages.

In this CIB, thirteen qualifications have been transitioned and national qualification codes updated from the LMT07v4.1 Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package to the MSTv1.0 Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package and the following changes made.

The following traineeship Vocations have been repealed and related traineeship pathways deleted:

  • Footwear Production and Repair
  • Textile Fabrication
  • Textile Production
  • Technical Textile and Non-wovens

The following traineeship Vocations have been established and related traineeship pathways added:

  • Footwear
  • TCF Production Operations
  • TCF Production Support
  • TCF Service and Repair

The following trade Vocation has been established and apprenticeship pathway added:

  • Manufactured Textile Products

The remaining Vocations and related pathways have been carried forward and remain current in LMT07v4.1 Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package.

Superseded Bulletins

This Commissioner's Information Bulletin supersedes Bulletins 626.

Qualifications, structure and packaging

Transition Arrangements

Industrial arrangements

Licensing and regulatory arrangements

Competency based completion

Competency based progression

School based apprenticeships and traineeships

Registered training organisations

Funding arrangements

Inspecting Vocational Training Orders

Enquiries


Job descriptions


Competency Based Progression

Direct Entry

For apprenticeships with a full-time nominal term of 48 months or part-time nominal term of 72 months - direct entry.
The rate of progress will be determined as follows:

Stage of apprenticeship

Entry, progression and exit requirements

Stage 1

Nil entry requirements.

Progression to Stage 2

Apprentices progress to Stage 2:

  • on attainment of 25% of the total units of competency for the relevant qualification as specified in the training plan

or

  • 12 months after commencing Stage 1 (whichever is earlier) - full-time apprentices
    and

  • 18 months after commencing Stage 1 (whichever is earlier) - part-time apprentices

Progression to Stage 3

Apprentices progress to Stage 3:

  • On attainment of 50% of the total units of competency for the relevant qualification as specified in the training plan

or

  • 12 months after commencing Stage 2 (whichever is earlier) - full-time apprentices
    and

  • 18 months after commencing Stage 2 (whichever is earlier) - part-time apprentices

Progression to Stage 4

Apprentices progress to Stage 4:

  • on attainment of 75% of the total units of competency for the relevant qualification as specified in the training plan

or

  • 12 months after commencing Stage 3 (whichever is earlier) - full-time apprentices
    and

  • 18 months after commencing Stage 3 (whichever is earlier) - part-time apprentices


Advanced Entry

The rate of progress for apprenticeships with a full-time nominal term of 36 months or part-time nominal term of 54 months - reduced from full-time nominal term of 48 months where the apprentice holds the lower level qualification specified in the VTO - will be determined as follows:

Stage of apprenticeship

Entry, progression and exit requirements

 

Apprentices enter Stage 2

Progression to Stage 3

Apprentices progress to Stage 3:

  • on attainment of 50% of the total units of competency for the relevant qualification as specified in the training plan

or

  • 12 months after commencing Stage 2 (whichever is earlier) - full-time apprentices
    and

  • 18 months after commencing Stage 2 (whichever is earlier) - part-time apprentices

Progression to Stage 4

Apprentices progress to Stage 4:

  • on attainment of 75% of the total units of competency for the relevant qualification as specified in the training plan

    or

  • 12 months after commencing Stage 3 (whichever is earlier) - full-time apprentices
    and

  • 18 months after commencing Stage 3 (whichever is earlier) - part-time apprentices

The rate of progress for apprenticeships with a full-time nominal term of 24 months or part-time nominal term of 36 months - reduced from full-time nominal term of 48 months where the apprentice holds the lower level qualification specified in the VTO - will be determined as follows:

Stage of apprenticeship

Entry, progression and exit requirements

Apprentices enter Stage 3

Progression to Stage 4

Apprentices progress to Stage 4:

  • on attainment of 80% of the total units of competency for the relevant qualification as specified in the training plan

or

  • 12 months after commencing Stage 3 full-time apprentices

or

  • 18 months after commencing Stage 3 (whichever is earlier) - part-time apprentices

APPRENTICESHIP

Manufactured Textile Products - Apprenticeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

7 November 2016

Qualification

MST30216 Certificate III in Manufactured Textile Products

Terms of appenticeship

Full time:

  • MST30216 Certificate III in Manufactured Textile Products by direct entry
    • 48 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • MST30216 Certificate III in Manufactured Textile Products where the trainee holds MST20216 Certificate II in TCF Production Operations
    • 36 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time: 
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary period

Where the nominal term is:

  • up to and including 24 months - 2 months
  • greater than 24 months - 3 months

Textile Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Mechanic - Apprenticeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

26 November 2010

Qualification

LMT31909 Certificate III in Engineering - TCF Mechanic

Terms of apprenticeship

Full time:

  • LMT31909 Certificate III in Engineering - TCF Mechanic by direct entry
    • 48 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved.
  • LMT31909 Certificate III in Engineering - TCF Mechanic where the apprentice holds LMT20107 Certificate II in Textile Production (Intermediate) or LMT20207 Certificate II in Textile Production (Complex or Multiple)
    • 36 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved.
  • LMT31909 Certificate III in Engineering - TCF Mechanic where the apprentice holds MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved.

See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

School based

LMT31909 Certificate III in Engineering - TCF Mechanic

The term for a school based apprenticeship will be the school based component plus 36 months full-time post-school, or until the relevant competencies are achieved. The school based component will be calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year. During the school based component of the apprenticeship the school-based apprentice must undertake a minimum of 100 days of on-the-job training.

The apprentice's progress post-school will be determined as per the tables above, commencing at Stage 2 of the apprenticeship.

Probationary periods

Where the nominal term is:

  • up to and including 24 months - 2 months
  • Greater than 24 months - 3 months

TRAINEESHIPS

Applied Fashion Design and Technology - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

12 December 2008

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualifications

Terms of traineeships

Full time:

  • MST20616 Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • MST30816 Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • LMT31407 Certificate III in Applied Fashion Designand Technology where the trainee holds MST20616 Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

School based

MST20616 Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology

The term for a school based traineeship will be calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year. During this period the school-based trainee must undertake a minimum of 100 days of on-the-job training.

Probationary period

2 months

Clothing Production - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

15 July 2008

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualifications

Terms of traineeships

Full time:

  • MST30116 Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • MST30116 Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production where the trainee holds MST20116 Certificate II in TCF Production Support or MST20216 Certificate II in TCF Production Operations
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • MST40216 Certificate IV in Clothing Production by direct entry
    • 36 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • MST40216 Certificate IV in Clothing Production where the trainee holds MST30116 Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary periods

Where the nominal term is:

  • up to and including 24 months - 2 months
  • greater than 24 months - 3 months

Cotton Ginning - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

15 September 2008

Qualifications

Terms of traineeships

Full time:

  • LMT20407 Certificate II in Cotton Ginning
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • LMT30307 Certificate III in Cotton Ginning by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • LMT30307 Certificate III in Cotton Ginning where the trainee holds LMT20407 Certificate II in Cotton Ginning
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • LMT40207 Certificate IV in Cotton Ginning by direct entry
    • 36 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • LMT40207 Certificate IV in Cotton Ginning where the trainee holds LMT30307 Certificate III in Cotton Ginning
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

School based

LMT20407 Certificate II in Cotton Ginning

The term for a school based traineeship will be calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year. During this period the school-based trainee must undertake a minimum of 100 days of on-the-job training.

Probationary periods

Where the nominal term is:

  • up to and including 24 months - 2 months
  • greater than 24 months - 3 months

Dry Cleaning Operations - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

29 October 2010

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualification

MST30716 Certificate III in Dry Cleaning

Terms of traineeship

Full time:

  • MST30716 Certificate III in Dry Cleaning Operations by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • MST30716 Certificate III in Dry Cleaning Operations where the trainee holds MST20516 Certificate II in TCF Services and Repair
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:

See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary period

2 months

Footwear - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

7 November 2016

Qualification

MST30416 Certificate III in Footwear

Terms of traineeship

Full time:

  • MST30416 Certificate III in Footwear by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • MST30416 Certificate III in Footwear where the trainee holds MST20116 Certificate II in TCF Production Support or MST20216 Certificate II in TCF Production Operations or MST20516 Certificate II in TCF Services and Repair
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:

See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary period

2 months

Laundry Operations - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

29 October 2010

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualifications

Terms of traineeships

Full time:

  • MST20416 Certificate II in Laundry Operations
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • MST30616 Certificate III in Laundry Operations by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • MST30616 Certificate III in Laundry Operations where the trainee holds MST201416 Certificate II in Laundry Operations
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

School based

MST20416 Certificate II in Laundry Operations

The term for a school based traineeship will be calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year. During this period the school-based trainee must undertake a minimum of 100 days of on-the-job training.

Probationary period

2 months

Leather Production - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

5 December 2008

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualifications

Terms of traineeships

Full time:

  • MST20316 Certificate II in Leather Production
    • 12 months or until relevant competencies are achieved
  • MST30516 Certificate III in Leather Production
    • 24 months or until relevant competencies are achieved
  • MST30516 Certificate III in Leather Production where the trainee holds MST20316 Certificate II in Leather Production
    • 12 months or until relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

School based

MST20316 Certificate II in Leather Production

The term for a school based traineeship will be calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year. During this period the school-based trainee must undertake a minimum of 100 days of on-the-job training.

Probationary period

2 months

TCF Production Operations - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

7 November 2016

Qualification

MST20216 Certificate II in TCF Production Operations

Terms of traineeship

Full time:

  • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:

See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

School based

MST20216 Certificate II in TCF Production Operations

The term for a school based traineeship will be calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year. During this period the school-based trainee must undertake a minimum of 100 days of on-the-job training.

Probationary period

2 months

TCF Production Support - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

7 November 2016

Qualification

MST20116 Certificate II in TCF Production Support

Terms of traineeship

Full time:

  • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:

See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

School based

MST20116 Certificate II in TCF Production Support

The term for a school based traineeship will be calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year. During this period the school-based trainee must undertake a minimum of 100 days of on-the-job training.

Probationary period

2 months

TCF Services and Repair - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

7 November 2016

Qualification

MST20516 Certificate II in TCF Services and Repair

Terms of traineeship

Full time:

  • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:

See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

School based

MST20516 Certificate II in TCF Services and Repair

The term for a school based traineeship will be calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year. During this period the school-based trainee must undertake a minimum of 100 days of on-the-job training.

Probationary period

2 months

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