Course Title: Production Planning & Control / Main Functions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6011 Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Title: Production Planning & Control / Main Functions

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This course is to develop introductory knowledge and skills in the function, terminology and organisational relationship of production planning and control within a manufacturing environment.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EA501 Production Planning & Control / Main Functions

Learning Outcomes

1. Outline and explain the function and purpose of production planning and control in the manufacturing sector.
2. Outline various types of organisational structures with manufacturing sector. Include the human relation aspects-formal/informal information flow, responsibilities and the relationship which exists between other departments and production planning and control.

Overview of Assessment

To successfully complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing pratical tasks to aerospace standard.