Unit of competency details

TLIO207D - Follow security procedures (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 18/Jul/2008

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to TLIO1002A - Follow security procedures when working with passengers and personnel06/Mar/2011

Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
TLI07 - Transport and Logistics Training Package (Superseded by TLI10)Transport and Logistics Training Package (Superseded by TLI10) 1.0 
PUA00 - Public Safety Training PackagePublic Safety Training Package 8.1 
DEF12 - Defence Training PackageDefence Training Package 1.0-2.0 
AVI08 - Aviation Training PackageAviation Training Package 3.0,4.0-5.0 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
PUA32510 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental)Certificate III in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental) 
PUA30810 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Maintenance)Certificate III in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Maintenance) 
PUA21210 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture)Certificate II in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Manufacture) 
PUA20810 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance)Certificate II in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance) 
DEF32512 - Certificate III in Explosive Ordnance Proof and ExperimentalCertificate III in Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental 1-2 
DEF30812 - Certificate III in Explosive Ordnance MaintenanceCertificate III in Explosive Ordnance Maintenance 1-2 
DEF21212 - Certificate II in Explosive Ordnance ManufactureCertificate II in Explosive Ordnance Manufacture 1-2 
DEF20812 - Certificate II in Explosive OrdnanceCertificate II in Explosive Ordnance 
AVI40610 - Certificate IV in Aviation (Aircrewman)Certificate IV in Aviation (Aircrewman) 
AVI30510 - Certificate III in Aviation (Rescue Crewman)Certificate III in Aviation (Rescue Crewman) 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 091199 Justice And Law Enforcement, N.e.c.  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 091199 Justice And Law Enforcement, N.e.c.  25/Nov/2008 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Unit Descriptor

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to follow security procedures in the transport and logistics industries, including checking and maintaining the security of any goods and cargo; ensuring the security of any passengers, workplace personnel and visitors; identifying and reporting any security threats or situations; and completing all required security records.

Application of the Unit

Persons achieving competence in this unit will need to fulfil the applicable security regulations and the relevant sections of a transport organisations workplace security program and procedures.

Work is performed under some supervision generally within a team environment. It involves the application of an organisations workplace security program and procedures and regulatory requirements to ensure that appropriate security procedures are followed when carrying out work activities in the transport, distribution, logistics and allied industries.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Pre-Requisites

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Information

The required outcomes described in this unit of competency contain applicable facets of Employability Skills. The Employability Skills Summary of the qualification in which this competency is packaged will assist in identifying employability skill requirements.

Elements and Performance Criteria Pre-Content

Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the required performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria 

Element 

Performance Criteria 

1

Maintain security of goods and cargo (where applicable) 

1.1

Where applicable, goods and cargo are secured within specified locations, transport vehicles, vessels or aircraft as per workplace security procedures and applicable security regulations

1.2

Seals, tamper proof packaging, locks and other security measures on goods or cargo are checked and maintained as per workplace security procedures

1.3

Signs of pillaging, theft and interference are recognised and reported

1.4

Signs of suspicious goods and cargo are recognised and reported promptly to designated personnel

1.5

Any breaches of security requirements are reported promptly to designated personnel as per workplace security procedures

2

Maintain security of passengers, workplace personnel and visitors (where applicable) 

2.1

Where applicable, security checks of passengers, workplace personnel and visitors are carried out as per workplace security program and procedures and within limits of role and responsibilities

2.2

Precautions and measures aimed at protecting the security of passengers, workplace personnel and visitors are followed as per workplace security requirements and applicable security regulations

2.3

Signs of security threats are recognised and investigated as per workplace security requirements

2.4

Signs of suspicious behaviour of passengers or other personnel are recognised and reported promptly to designated personnel

2.5

Any breaches of security requirements for passengers, workplace personnel and visitors are reported promptly to designated personnel in accordance with workplace procedures

3

Identify a security threat or situation 

3.1

Security threat or situation is promptly identified and assessed and response is prioritised in accordance with the workplace security program and procedures

3.2

Implications of the security threat or situation are evaluated in accordance with workplace security program and procedures

3.3

Relevant personnel are alerted to the security threat or situation as required within workplace security procedures and program

3.4

Communications are maintained with relevant personnel to determine appropriate course of action

4

Respond to a security threat or situation 

4.1

Response to an identified security threat or situation is in accordance with workplace security procedures, received instructions, regulatory requirements and emergency response plan where relevant

4.2

Security threats or incidents are handled appropriately in accordance with established response plan and within limits of responsibility and duty of care

4.3

Responsibilities are fulfilled in accordance with the workplace security program and regulatory requirements

4.4

Assistance is provided in controlling the site both prior to and following arrival of security and/or emergency services

4.5

In the case of a security threat or emergency, assistance is provided to other staff and emergency services personnel conducting an initial survey of the scene

4.6

Directions of the controlling security/emergency authority are followed and all possible assistance is provided in response to those directions

5

Maintain security records 

5.1

Records of security checks and precautions are kept as per workplace procedures

5.2

Reports of security incidents or threats are completed in accordance with workplace requirements and applicable security requirements

Required Skills and Knowledge

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS 

This describes the essential knowledge and skills and their level required for this unit.

Required knowledge :

Applicable transport security legislation including relevant international, national, state and territory acts, regulations codes and/or guidelines

Relevant workplace security program and policies and procedures for responding to security threats, situations and emergencies

Relevant quarantine and bond regulations and requirements

Relevant OH&S and environmental protection procedures and guidelines

Security threats and incidents that may occur in transport, logistics and allied industries, and related roles and responsibilities of personnel when reporting them and responding to them

Applicable measures for the securing of transport terminals, storage facilities, vehicles, trains, aircraft and/or vessels

Signs of pillaging, theft and interference with goods, cargo and mail

Signs of suspicious behaviour of passengers and other personnel

Precautions and procedures aimed at protecting the security of passengers, workplace personnel and visitors

Focus of operation of work systems, equipment, management and site operating systems when carrying out operations in the transport and logistics industries

Security problems that may occur when carrying out operations in the transport and logistics industries and action that can be taken to address and resolve the problems

Relevant documentation and reporting requirements

Layout of worksite, vehicle, vessel, train or aircraft and operating procedures

Procedures for operating any electronic communications equipment with required protocol

Required skills :

Communicate effectively with others when following security procedures

Read and interpret instructions, procedures, applicable regulatory requirements, labels, markings, ID cards and other information relevant to workplace security in the transport and logistics industries

Complete required documentation and reports related to security procedures

Work collaboratively with others when following security procedures

Identify and solve and/or report problems that arise when following security procedures

Modify activities depending on differing workplace contexts, risk situations and environments

Adapt to differences in equipment, facilities, cargo and passengers

Apply procedures for security checks and precautions as per limits of role and responsibilities

Recognise signs of pillage, theft and interference with goods, cargo and mail

Recognise signs of security threats and situations

Promptly report and/or rectify any identified problems that may arise when following security procedures in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures

Follow security threat/incident response plan and procedures

Work systematically with required attention to detail without injury to self or others, or damage to goods or equipment

Select and use relevant communications and other equipment required when following security procedures

Select and use required personal protective clothing and equipment conforming to industry and OH&S standards

Evidence Guide

The evidence guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the performance criteria, required knowledge and skills, the range statement and the assessment guidelines for this Training Package.

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit 

The evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria of this unit and include demonstration of applying:

the underpinning knowledge and skills

relevant legislation and workplace procedures

other relevant aspects of the range statement

Context of and specific resources for assessment 

Performance is demonstrated consistently over a period of time and in a suitable range of contexts

Resources for assessment include:

a range of relevant exercises, case studies and other simulated practical and knowledge assessment, and/or

access to an appropriate range of relevant operational situations in the workplace

In both real and simulated environments, access is required to:

relevant and appropriate materials and/or equipment, and/or

applicable documentation including workplace procedures, regulations, codes of practice and operation manuals

Method of assessment 

Assessment of this unit must be undertaken by a registered training organisation

As a minimum, assessment of knowledge must be conducted through appropriate written/oral tests

Practical assessment must occur:

through appropriately simulated activities at the registered training organisation, and/or

in an appropriate range of situations in the workplace

Range Statement

RANGE STATEMENT 

The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance.

Transport and logistics enterprises may involve:

warehousing and distribution

road transport

rail transport

aviation

maritime

freight forwarding and customs broking

multimodal transport and logistics

Work may be conducted:

in a range of work environments by day or night, including in large, medium or small transport terminals and storage facilities and on vehicles, trains, aircraft and vessels

Security procedures may be aimed at preventing or identifying:

persons trespassing on security zones and restricted areas

carriage or storage of prohibited goods

the carriage of improvised explosive devices in cargo and mail

smuggling of goods

pillage, theft and interference with cargo, goods and mail

acts or threats of terrorism

hijacking of a vehicle, train, aircraft or vessel

extortion

assault

fraud

vandalism and graffiti

Security measures may include:

security guards at access points and gates to secured areas

locked doors, gates and fences

use of personal electronic access cards

recording of carrier and vehicle registration details at gates and checkpoints

bag check points

escorts for visitors in restricted areas

access control into and out of restricted security areas

use of ID cards

video surveillance equipment

X-ray screening of baggage, cargo and goods

ETD screening of passengers, baggage, cargo and goods

screening of passengers using handheld and walk through magnetometers

Communication in the work area may include:

phone

radio

fax

email

electronic data transfer (EDI)

internet

oral, aural or signed communications

Personal protection equipment may include:

gloves

safety headwear and footwear

safety glasses

two-way radios

high visibility clothing

Depending on the organisation concerned workplace procedures may be called:

standard operating procedures

company procedures

enterprise procedures

organisational procedures

established procedures

Information and documents may include:

Australian transport security legislation and regulations

Australian and international codes of practice and regulations relevant to the secure transport of passengers and the transfer and storage of cargo and goods

Australian and international regulations and codes of practice for the handling and transport of dangerous goods and hazardous substances

workplace security program and related policies and procedures

workplace standard operating procedures and policies

signs and instructions pertaining to security matters

operations manuals, job specifications and induction documentation

manufacturers specifications for equipment

tickets, labels, manifests, bar codes, and container identification/serial numbers (as applicable)

supplier and/or client instructions

dangerous goods declarations and material safety data sheets (where applicable)

Applicable legislation, regulations and codes may include:

Australian transport security legislation and regulations

Australian and international codes of practice and regulations relevant to the secure transport of passengers and the transfer and storage of cargo and goods

Australian and international regulations and codes of practice for the handling and transport of dangerous goods and hazardous substances

export/import/quarantine/bond regulations

relevant state/territory OH&S legislation

Unit Sector(s)

Not applicable.

Competency Field

O - Security

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