The Process Manufacturing, Recreational Vehicle and Laboratory (PMRVL) Industry Reference Committee (IRC), supported by IBSA Manufacturing, is undertaking a review to update the high pressure water jetting training package components in the MSM Manufacturing Training Package to meet workforce upskilling demands and emerging technological changes.


Draft 1 public consultation closed

Draft 1 public consultation ran from 29 May to 26 June 2020. Work will now begin on developing Draft 2 of the project components.

Why we are reviewing it

Safe Work Australia has developed guidelines on managing health and safety risks associated with high pressure water jetting operations. While MSMWJ-coded units from the training package are generally the accepted training to meet Safe Work Australia’s guidelines, Ausjet members have identified that units of competency need to be updated to reflect advances in operation and maintenance and new technologies.

Units of competency will also be reviewed to ensure they align with the Standards for Training Packages 2012 and meet industry best practice.

What we are reviewing

Four units of competency:

  • MSMWJ201 Use high pressure water jetting equipment
  • MSMWJ301 Operate a high pressure water jetting system
  • MSMWJ302 Operate a drain cleaning system
  • MSMWJ303 Operate a vacuum loading system.

Four skill sets:

  • MSMSS00003 Use high pressure water jetting equipment
  • MSMSS00004 Operate a high pressure water jetting system
  • MSMSS00005 Operate a drain cleaning system
  • MSMSS00006 Operate a vacuum loading system.


Training package projects are overseen by the relevant Industry Reference Committee (IRC) and supported by a project Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). They guide the project and provide industry expertise for developing the components.  All projects are then referred to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) for approval.

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For more information contact:
Mark Shaddock | Industry Engagement Partner
P: 0499 599 298 E: [email protected]

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