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Unit of competency details

TLID0015 - Load and unload goods/cargo (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLID2004 - Load and unload goods/cargo 21/Nov/2021

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 22/Nov/2021


Training packages that include this unit

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AVI - Aviation Training PackageAviation Training Package 10.0 
FBP - Food, Beverage and PharmaceuticalFood, Beverage and Pharmaceutical 7.0-8.0 
PPM - Pulp & Paper Manufacturing Industry Training PackagePulp & Paper Manufacturing Industry Training Package 3.0-3.1 
FWP - Forest and Wood Products Training PackageForest and Wood Products Training Package 7.0-9.0 
TLI - Transport and Logistics Training PackageTransport and Logistics Training Package 10.0-14.0 
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 10.0 
DEF - Defence Training PackageDefence Training Package 5.0-5.2 

Qualifications that include this unit

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AHC20724 - Certificate II in Nursery OperationsCertificate II in Nursery OperationsCurrent
TLI31221 - Certificate III in Driving OperationsCertificate III in Driving OperationsSuperseded1-2 
TLI21221 - Certificate II in Driving OperationsCertificate II in Driving OperationsCurrent1-2 
DEF30317 - Certificate III in Air DispatchCertificate III in Air DispatchCurrent
TLI31222 - Certificate III in Driving OperationsCertificate III in Driving OperationsCurrent1-3 
TLI20321 - Certificate II in StevedoringCertificate II in StevedoringCurrent
AHC32724 - Certificate III in Rural MerchandisingCertificate III in Rural MerchandisingCurrent
TLI30321 - Certificate III in Supply Chain OperationsCertificate III in Supply Chain OperationsCurrent
DEF30117 - Certificate III in Field Petroleum OperationsCertificate III in Field Petroleum OperationsCurrent
TLI33321 - Certificate III in Furniture RemovalCertificate III in Furniture RemovalCurrent
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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  22/Nov/2021 
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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 load and unload goods and/or cargo.

It includes loading and unloading goods and cargo, securing and protecting a load and completing all required documentation in accordance with relevant state or territory roads and traffic authority regulations and permit requirements.

Work is performed under general supervision 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

D – Load Handling.

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 

Load and unload goods/cargo 

1.1 

Load characteristics are identified and taken into account when determining appropriate loading and unloading workplace procedures

1.2 

Job hazards are identified and required actions taken to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards

1.3 

Dangerous or hazardous goods are identified and handled in accordance with the current Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code and other relevant regulations and permit requirements, as required

1.4 

Load is packed and unpacked to make safe and effective use of available spaces

1.5 

Goods and/or cargo are loaded and unloaded in accordance with relevant mass and loading regulations and workplace procedures

1.6 

Lifting aids and appliances are selected and used to aid loading procedures in accordance with workplace procedures and safety legislation

1.7 

Unloading activities are conducted in a safe and efficient manner taking into account suitable locations, stowage, safe use of equipment and balance of remaining load

1.8 

Goods requiring special handling and/or documentation are identified, and workplace procedures are followed

1.9 

Relocated material is restacked appropriate for transport method, safe height, weight loading, size and crushability of goods

2 

Secure , check and protect load 

2.1 

Load distribution is checked to ensure it is even, legal and within safe working capacity

2.2 

Load is checked to ensure dangerous goods and hazardous substances are appropriately segregated in accordance with current ADG Code

2.3 

Load is secured using correct load restraint and protection equipment for different loads, carrying and storage conditions

2.4 

Load is protected in accordance with legal and workplace safety requirements

3 

Complete documentation 

3.1 

Load is inspected and checked for security to travel in accordance with relevant regulations and permit requirements and current ADG Code, as required

3.2 

All required goods documentation is completed in accordance with workplace requirements including current ADG Code, as required

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.

Non-essential conditions can be found in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit replaces and is equivalent to TLID2004 Load and unload goods/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 the requirements of the elements and performance criteria on at least one occasion and include:

  • applying relevant legislation and workplace procedures
  • applying required action to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards
  • completing relevant documentation
  • estimating load size, shape and special requirements and taking appropriate action
  • identifying containers and goods coding, Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code and International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code markings and emergency information panels, and taking appropriate action, as required
  • implementing contingency plans
  • interpreting and following operational instructions and prioritising work
  • modifying activities depending on operational contingencies, risk situations and environments
  • monitoring work activities in terms of planned schedule
  • operating and adapting to differences in cargo and equipment in accordance with operating procedures
  • reading and interpreting relevant instructions, procedures, information, signs and labels
  • reporting and/or rectifying identified problems promptly in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures
  • selecting and using required personal protective equipment (PPE) conforming to industry and work health safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) standards
  • working systematically with required attention to detail without injury to self or others, or damage to goods or equipment.

Knowledge Evidence

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

  • chain of responsibility workplace procedures
  • housekeeping workplace procedures
  • National Transport Commission (NTC) Load Restraint Guide
  • problems that may arise when loading and unloading goods and cargo and actions that should be taken to prevent or solve these problems
  • relevant Australian and international regulations and codes of practice for handling and transporting dangerous goods and hazardous substances
  • relevant Australian Standards and regulations, including state or territory mass and loading regulations
  • risks when loading and unloading goods/cargo and related precautions to control risk
  • safe work methods for securing load
  • security awareness requirements when loading and unloading vehicles and in particular recognising, isolating and reporting suspicious cargo and goods
  • site layout and obstacles
  • WHS/OHS procedures and guidelines concerning the lifting and movement of loads
  • workplace procedures and policies for loading and unloading goods/cargo.

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 access to:

  • a range of relevant exercises, case studies and/or simulations
  • relevant and appropriate materials, tools, equipment and PPE currently used in industry
  • applicable documentation, including legislation, regulations, NTC Load Restraint Guide, codes of practice, workplace procedures 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