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Unit of competency details

TLIA0018 - Transfer cargo (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLIA3008 - Transfer cargo 11/Jun/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 12/Jun/2020


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 089901 Purchasing, Warehousing And Distribution  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 089901 Purchasing, Warehousing And Distribution  12/Jun/2020 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.

Application

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to transfer cargo in accordance with relevant regulations and workplace requirements as part of work activities in the transport and logistics industry.

It includes preparing for cargo transfer, safe transfer of cargo using appropriate equipment, completing a transfer and completing all required documentation.

Work is performed under some supervision generally within a team environment.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

Not applicable.

Competency Field

A – Handling Cargo/Stock

Unit Sector

Not applicable.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENTS 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1  

Prepare for cargo transfer 

1.1 

Cargo characteristics are identified to determine special handling or transfer equipment requirements

1.2 

Hazards are identified, risks are assessed and control measures are implemented in accordance with workplace procedures

1.3 

Location of cargo in yard is confirmed and transfer method is determined

1.4 

Pathway for cargo transfer is established and communicated in accordance with workplace procedures

1.5 

Working area is prepared in accordance with workplace procedures

1.6 

Communication method is confirmed and equipment tested prior to transfer

1.7 

Transfer method and equipment are selected to suit the cargo in accordance with workplace procedures

1.8 

Selected transfer equipment is inspected before it is used in accordance with manufacturer specifications and workplace procedures

1.9 

Faulty or damaged transfer equipment is isolated, tagged and reported in accordance with workplace procedures

2 

Transfer cargo 

2.1 

Cargo is secured using appropriate methods in accordance with workplace procedures

2.2 

Cargo is transferred safely in accordance with workplace procedures

2.3 

Communication is maintained effectively throughout the transfer

3 

Complete cargo transfer 

3.1 

Cargo transfer is completed in accordance with workplace procedures

3.2 

Transfer equipment is inspected for defects and secured in accordance with workplace procedures

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Range is restricted to essential operating conditions and any other variables essential to the work environment.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit replaces and is equivalent to TLIA3008 Transfer cargo.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=df441c6e-213d-43e3-874c-0b3f7036d851

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit of competency in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.

Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria on at least one occasion and include:

  • applying precautions and required action to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards
  • applying workplace procedures
  • communicating effectively with others
  • completing relevant documentation
  • conducting checks on transfer equipment
  • estimating size, shape and special requirements of cargo
  • following relevant instructions, procedures, information and signs
  • identifying, selecting and using relevant equipment, processes and procedures
  • monitoring performance of transfer equipment
  • operating and adapting to differences in equipment in accordance with workplace procedures
  • reporting hazards and faults in accordance with workplace procedures
  • using personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with workplace procedures.

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria and include knowledge of:

  • Australian and international standards, codes and regulations relevant to transferring cargo/freight, including the current Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code
  • cargo marking and numbering systems
  • licensing requirements for transfer equipment
  • relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) workplace procedures
  • reporting of identified hazards, faults or malfunctions in accordance with workplace procedures
  • types of equipment used to transfer cargo, their applications, procedures and precautions for their use
  • working load limit (WLL) of cargo transfer equipment
  • workplace procedures and policies for handling and transferring cargo
  • workplace procedures for using transfer equipment.

Assessment Conditions

Assessors must hold credentials specified within the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

Assessment must satisfy the Principles of Assessment and Rules of Evidence and all regulatory requirements included within the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

Assessment must occur in workplace operational situations where it is appropriate to do so; where this is not appropriate, assessment must occur in simulated workplace operational situations that replicate workplace conditions.

Assessment processes and techniques must be appropriate to the language, literacy and numeracy requirements of the work being performed and the needs of the candidate.

Resources for assessment must include:

  • relevant materials, tools, transfer equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • applicable documentation, including workplace procedures, regulations, codes of practice and operation manuals.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=df441c6e-213d-43e3-874c-0b3f7036d851