Qualification details

TLI21411 - Certificate II in Stevedoring (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes TLI21410 - Certificate II in Stevedoring 01/Feb/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to TLI21413 - Certificate II in Stevedoring 20/Apr/2013

ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 02/Feb/2012

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnUsage RecommendationSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Usage Recommendation columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
TLIF2006A - Apply accident-emergency proceduresApply accident-emergency proceduresSupersededN/A
TLIF2062A - Apply awareness of safeworking rules and regulationsApply awareness of safeworking rules and regulationsSupersededN/A
TLII1002A - Apply customer service skillsApply customer service skillsSupersededN/A
TLIF2010A - Apply fatigue management strategiesApply fatigue management strategiesSupersededN/A
TLIK2003A - Apply keyboard skillsApply keyboard skillsSupersededN/A
TLIJ2001A - Apply quality proceduresApply quality proceduresSupersededN/A
TLIE1005A - Carry out basic workplace calculationsCarry out basic workplace calculationsSupersededN/A
TLIB2001A - Check and assess operational capabilities of equipmentCheck and assess operational capabilities of equipmentSupersededN/A
TLIA2009A - Complete and check import/export documentationComplete and check import/export documentationSupersededN/A
TLIL2008A - Complete routine administrative tasksComplete routine administrative tasksSupersededN/A
Items per page 10 | 20 | 50 | 100
Displaying items 1 - 10 of 44


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 891113 Waterside Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9992-13 Waterside Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0317 Maritime Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Stevedoring 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Waterside Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 891113 Waterside Worker 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9992-13 Waterside Worker 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0317 Maritime Engineering And Technology 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 02/Feb/2012 
The content being displayed has been produced by a third party, while all attempts have been made to make this content as accessible as possible it cannot be guaranteed. If you are encountering issues following the content on this page please consider downloading the content in its original form

Modification History

Changes to core and elective units. Packaging rules revised. Not equivalent.


Rationale :

This is a qualification for those engaged in stevedoring within the transport and logistics industry who undertake a range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, and take some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Successful completion of the licensing units within the qualification must align with applicable licensing and regulatory requirements.

Job roles :

Job roles and titles vary across different sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Stevedore

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Refer to Description

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for 

TLI21411 Certificate II in Stevedoring 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills as identified by the Transport and Logistics Industry for this qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :


  • Use communication systems and procedures required in stevedoring operations
  • Read and follow relevant regulations, instructions, signs and labels applicable to stevedoring operations
  • Speak clearly and directly on matters related to stevedoring operations
  • Write documents as part of duties, including completion of relevant forms and incident and accident reports
  • Recognise and interpret non-verbal signs, signals and behaviour
  • Use relevant communication equipment.


  • Collaborate with others in the course of stevedoring operations
  • Work with persons of different ages, gender, race, religion, political persuasion, etc.
  • Participate in the resolution of any interpersonal conflicts that may arise during stevedoring operations
  • Avoid and prevent the harassment of others in the workplace.

Problem solving 

  • Identify and solve or report problems arising in the course of stevedoring operations
  • Recognise problems that may occur in the course of stevedoring operations including hazards and risks and take appropriate action to report or resolve the problems within limits of responsibility
  • Recognise hazards and risks in a range of stevedoring situations and take appropriate precautions
  • Use mathematics to solve various calculations related to stevedoring operations.

Initiative and enterprise 

  • Modify activities dependent on differing situations and contingencies that may arise during stevedoring operations
  • Take appropriate initiatives in a range of operational situations such as those above
  • Respond appropriately to any changes in equipment, standard operating procedures and the working environment.

Planning and organising 

  • Follow and apply operational and emergency plans, systems and procedures
  • Comply with applicable regulations and codes of practice
  • Follow and apply workplace security and safety management systems
  • Collect and interpret information needed in the course of stevedoring operations
  • Manage time and priorities in the course of stevedoring activities.

Self management 

  • Interpret and apply regulations and instructions applicable to stevedoring operations
  • Follow work plans and schedules
  • Check own work performance.


  • Adapt own competence in response to any changes in stevedoring operations
  • Participate in updating own knowledge and skills required for stevedoring activities.


  • Use equipment and tools required during stevedoring operations
  • Follow and apply operational and servicing instructions for equipment used during stevedoring operations
  • Follow and apply OH&S procedures when using stevedoring equipment and facilities.

Packaging Rules

Requirements for completion of the qualification :

A successful assessment outcome for a total of 17 units  of competency comprising:

  • 9 core units  listed below


  • 5 technical elective units  from the selected list below


  • 3 general elective  units from the elective units listed below or up to 3 units from any remaining technical elective units or, with appropriate contextualisation, from this Training Package or any currently endorsed national Training Package or accredited course

Where imported units are selected care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisite units specified in the unit are complied with.

Core units :



A Handling Cargo /Stock 

TLIA1001A Secure cargo

D Load Handling 

TLID1001A Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

E Communication and Calculation 

TLIE1003A Participate in basic workplace communication

F Safety Management 

TLIF1001A Follow occupational health and safety procedures

TLIF2006A Apply accident-emergency procedures

TLIF2010A Apply fatigue management strategies

G Teamwork 

TLIG1001A Work effectively with others

O Security 

TLIO2021A Follow security procedures when working with goods and cargo

U Environment 

TLIU1009A Monitor plant and equipment in an environmentally sustainable manner

Technical elective units :



B Equipment Checking and Maintenance 

TLIB2001A Check and assess operational capabilities of equipment

C Vehicle Operation 

TLIC2002A Drive light rigid vehicle

TLIC3004A Drive heavy rigid vehicle

TLIC3005A Drive heavy combination vehicle

TLIC1051A Operate commercial vehicle

D Load Handling 

TLID2003A Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

TLID2004A Load and unload goods/cargo

TLID2010A Operate a forklift

TLID3011A Conduct specialised forklift operations

TLID2012A Operate specialised load shifting equipment

TLID3040A Control lift and movement of crane

TLID2045A Operate specialised light load shifting equipment

TLID2047A Prepare cargo for transfer with slings

E Communication and Calculation 

TLIE2007A Use communication systems

TLIE2008A Process workplace documentation

F Safety Management 

TLIF3060A Control traffic as a pilot vehicle operator

TLIF2068A Work at height in the stevedoring industry

K Technology 

TLIK2010A Use infotechnology devices in the workplace

LIC Licensing Units 

TLILIC2001A Licence to operate a forklift truck

TLILIC2005A Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 meters or more)

General elective units: 



A Handling Cargo /Stock 

TLIA2003A Connect and disconnect reefer units

TLIA2009A Complete and check import/export documentation

TLIA2014A Use product knowledge to complete work operations

D Load Handling 

TLID2013A Move materials mechanically using automated equipment

TLID2022A Conduct weighbridge operations

E Communication and Calculation 

TLIE1005A Carry out basic workplace calculations

F Safety Management 

TLIF1002B Conduct housekeeping activities

TLIF2018A Operate firefighting equipment

TLIF2062A Apply awareness of safeworking rules and regulations

TLIF2092A Demonstrate awareness of chain of responsibility regulations

HLTFA201A Provide basic emergency life support

G Teamwork 

TLIG2007A Work in a socially diverse environment

I Customer Service 

TLII1002A Apply customer service skills

J Quality 

TLIJ2001A Apply quality procedures

K Technology 

TLIK2003A Apply keyboard skills

L Resource Management 

TLIL2008A Complete routine administrative tasks