MSS402020 Apply Quick Changeover Procedures


This unit applies to individuals in an organisation which is implementing competitive systems and practices and is pursuing quick changeover as one of its competitive operations tools. The unit can apply to quick changeovers of equipment, processes, batches or product type. It requires the application of skills associated with applying quick changeover procedures, including the planning and organising of own work, identifying problems and making suggestions for improvement of procedures.

  • Online / Self-Paced (Individual Learning)
  • Face to Face at Business Premises (Groups up to 12)


  • 30 – 50 hours (depending upon the course complexity and project type). The online units consist of prereading, pre-recorded tutorials/lessons, project work and report, post reading, and assessments

Face to Face

  • This course has been developed to be delivered in a one-day workshop environment with the class / students participating throughout the day in several activates that are aligned to your business outcomes
    • Approximately 20-40 hours are required outside of the one-day workshop to complete the Unit of Competency. This time will typically consist of pre-reading, pre-recorded tutorials/lessons, project work and report, post reading, and assessment.
    • In class knowledge assessment may be recorded on the day through workbook activities.
  • Identify a process in your business where quicker changeovers could be of benefit.
  • Select team members for the project from the team that operates the selected process.
  • With the input of the selected team, clarify the start and finish of the changeover to be improved.
  • Assist the team to locate any existing documented procedures for the selected changeover.
  • With the team, record current changeover process, including the time taken for each step. Use the analysis sheet provided and draw a spaghetti diagram of the changeover process.
  • With the team, challenge every step, allocate to internal vs. external, identify waste and other improvements using the Setup Time Reduction techniques. Record improvement opportunities.

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