Unit of competency details

TLIX5055A - Apply anti-dumping and countervailing measures (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by and equivalent to TLIX5055 - Apply anti-dumping and countervailing measuresUpdated to align with the Standards for Training Packages. 28/Feb/2016

ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 24/Dec/2013


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  16/Jul/2014 
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Modification History

Release 1. This is the first release of this unit.

Unit Descriptor

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify goods subject to dumping and/or countervailing measures and to calculate applicable duties.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements are applicable to this unit.

Application of the Unit

Work must be carried out in compliance with the relevant Customs and related legislation and workplace requirements concerning the application of anti-dumping and/or countervailing duties.

Work is undertaken in a range of environments including small to large worksites in the Customs Broking Industry.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Refer to Unit Descriptor.



Employability Skills Information

This unit contains employability skills.

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


Identify goods subject to anti-dumping and/or countervailing measures 


Dumping alert for a particular tariff classification and statistical code in the import declaration is recognised


Dumping Commodities Register is reviewed


Date of effect is verified


Place and/or country of export is determined as subject to anti-dumping and/or countervailing measures


Goods are verified as of a kind subject to anti-dumping and/or countervailing measures


Custom client identifiers (CCIDs) of the exporter and/or supplier of goods is determined as subject to anti-dumping and/or countervailing measures


Determine dumping elements 


Exempt goods are declared in accordance with Dumping Commodities Register


Dumping specification number (DSN) is determined in accordance with Dumping Commodities Register


Dumping export price (DXP) is calculated in accordance with Dumping Commodities Register


Currency code for DXP is determined


Export country code is determined where required


Exchange rate is input where required


Dumping unit quantity (DUS) is reported in accordance with software application system requirements


Advise clients on anti-dumping and countervailing legislation 


Clients are informed of basic requirements of the anti-dumping and countervailing legislation


Client understanding of anti-dumping and countervailing information provided is confirmed and any client misunderstanding is clarified

Required Skills and Knowledge

This section describes the knowledge and skills required for this unit.

Required knowledge: 

  • Australian anti-dumping and countervailing legislation
  • Content and use of Dumping Commodity Register
  • Policy and procedures involved in the application, administration, review and revocation of anti-dumping and/or countervailing measures in Australia
  • Processes to determine and calculate anti-dumping and countervailing duties

Required skills: 

  • Accurately calculate anti-dumping and/or countervailing duties
  • Communicate effectively with clients
  • Identify exempt goods and suppliers
  • Identify inclusive goods and suppliers
  • Identify relevant country of export
  • Read and interpret appropriate Acts and regulations
  • Solve problems

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 competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the Elements, Performance Criteria, Required Skills, Required Knowledge and include:

  • sequencing activity in a way that demonstrates the development of competence
  • ensuring currency of relevant legislative and regulatory knowledge
  • providing high quality advice to clients.

Context of and specific resources for assessment 

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

Resources for assessment include access to:

  • workplace where activities with individuals or small groups can be conducted
  • relevant documents used in industry
  • relevant documents that impact on work activities
  • range of relevant exercises, case studies, scenarios and/or other simulated practical and knowledge assessments
  • appropriate range of relevant operational situations in the workplace.

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

  • relevant and appropriate materials and equipment
  • applicable documentation including legislation and the Dumping Commodities Register.

Method of assessment 

Practical assessment must occur in an:

  • appropriately simulated workplace environment and/or
  • appropriate range of situations in the workplace.

A range of assessment methods should be used to assess practical skills and knowledge. The following examples are appropriate to this unit:

  • direct observation of the candidate undertaking anti-dumping and/or countervailing assessments
  • direct observation of the candidate applying relevant Dumping Commodities Register information to work practices
  • performance and/or knowledge questions.

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.

Applicable regulations and legislation may include:

  • Customs Act 1901
  • Customs Administration Act 1985
  • Customs Regulations 1926
  • Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Act 1975
  • Customs Tariff (Anti-Dumping) Regulations 2013

Documents may include:

  • Dumping Commodity Register

Work may be conducted:

  • by day or night
  • in a range of work environments

Clients may be:

  • external
  • internal

Workplaces may comprise:

  • large
  • medium
  • small worksites

Unit Sector(s)

Not applicable.

Competency Field

X – Logistics