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Unit of competency details

TLIX0006 - Apply and monitor biosecurity policies and procedures (Release 1)

Summary

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


Qualifications that include this unit

CodeSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnUsage RecommendationSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Usage Recommendation columnRelease
TLI40421 - Certificate IV in Stevedoring OperationsCertificate IV in Stevedoring OperationsCurrent
TLI40419 - Certificate IV in Stevedoring OperationsCertificate IV in Stevedoring OperationsSuperseded
TLI31321 - Certificate III in International Freight Forwarding (Operator)Certificate III in International Freight Forwarding (Operator)Current
TLI50119 - Diploma of International Freight ForwardingDiploma of International Freight ForwardingCurrent
TLI50816 - Diploma of Customs BrokingDiploma of Customs BrokingCurrent2-3 
TLI30219 - Certificate III in StevedoringCertificate III in StevedoringCurrent1-3 
TLI31320 - Certificate III in International Freight Forwarding (Operator)Certificate III in International Freight Forwarding (Operator)Superseded
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080311 International Business  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080311 International Business  13/Aug/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 apply and monitor Australian biosecurity regulatory requirements and workplace policies and procedures.

It includes identifying and applying biosecurity requirements and workplace procedures when monitoring biosecurity compliance. It also includes reporting biosecurity concerns and incidents in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures.

Job  role: 

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

  • cartage operations
  • customs brokers
  • customs operations
  • freight forwarder
  • import and export coordinator.

Work is performed under minimum 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

X – Logistics

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  

Identify biosecurity requirements 

1.1 

Australian biosecurity regulatory requirements are identified and explained including non-compliance penalties

1.2 

Biosecurity requirements are identified from regulatory import and export conditions

1.3 

Biosecurity workplace policies and procedures are interpreted

1.4 

Import and export biosecurity threats, risks and terms are identified and explained

1.5 

Customer documentation and instructions are identified and interpreted to determine biosecurity requirements, including first points of entry and biosecurity entry points

1.6 

Advice is sought from relevant persons on biosecurity concerns

1.7 

Approved arrangements and treatment providers are identified in accordance with import and export conditions

1.8 

Persons in charge of the goods are identified and responsibilities are explained

2 

Apply biosecurity procedures 

2.1 

Biosecurity requirements are followed in accordance with regulatory import and export conditions

2.2 

Biosecurity safety and security of transport and storage activities are undertaken in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures

2.3 

Biosecurity threats are identified, secured and reported in accordance workplace procedures

3 

Monitor biosecurity compliance 

3.1 

Biosecurity safety and security of transport and storage activities are monitored

3.2 

Biosecurity directions are followed in accordance with regulatory requirements

3.3 

Biosecurity approved arrangement and treatment providers are monitored in accordance with workplace procedures

4 

Report biosecurity concerns and incidents 

4.1 

Biosecurity concerns and incidents are reported in accordance with workplace procedures and regulatory requirements

4.2 

Records are kept and checked 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 is a new unit. No equivalent unit.

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 import and export biosecurity regulatory requirements and workplace procedures
  • identifying biosecurity threats, assessing risks and undertaking appropriate risk control measures in accordance with workplace procedures
  • monitoring the biosecurity safety and security of transport activities
  • reporting biosecurity concerns and incidents in accordance with workplace procedures and regulatory requirements.

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:

  • approved arrangements including business or entity activities
  • biosecurity delegated legislation and regulations to manage:
  • biosecurity legislations and regulations
  • export control legislation and regulations
  • imported food legislation and regulations
  • biosecurity import conditions system (BICON)
  • biosecurity risk including biosecurity threats and measures
  • first points of entry and biosecurity entry point including designated landing places or ports that ensure overseas conveyances and goods must arrive at a biosecurity entry point that has the appropriate facilities to effectively manage biosecurity risk
  • imported food inspection scheme (IFIS)
  • off shore biosecurity treatment measures
  • on shore biosecurity treatment measures
  • persons in charge of a conveyance that are subject to biosecurity control including the person in charge or command of the conveyance
  • persons in charge of the goods that are subject to biosecurity control including:
  • the owner of the goods
  • the person who is in possession or control of the goods
  • relevant biosecurity workplace documentation
  • relevant workplace biosecurity policies and procedures
  • reporting biosecurity incidents including requirements for persons in charge of goods that are subject to biosecurity control in accordance with biosecurity legislation
  • risk of non-compliance penalties within Australian biosecurity regulatory requirements
  • seasonal biosecurity threats.

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:

  • a range of relevant exercises, case studies and/or simulations
  • relevant and appropriate materials, tools, equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE) currently used in industry
  • applicable documentation including legislation, regulations, codes of practice and workplace procedures.

Links

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