This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required of workers employed as Engineering/manufacturing Employees -Level III as defined in the Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award or in related industries where Engineering/ Manufacturing Employees work. The qualification has been specifically developed to reflect the minimum training requirement specified in the Award for employment in the above occupation. The qualification packaging has been developed on an assumption that competency will be developed through a combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies such as those delivered through a formal traineeship. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment processes. This qualification is suitable for VET in Secondary Schools (VSS).