Qualification details

TLI21510 - Certificate II in Furniture Removal (Release 3)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 21/Apr/2013
(View details for release 2) Replaced02/Feb/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced07/Mar/2011

Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by TLI22413 - Certificate II in Furniture RemovalNot Equivalent. 23/Dec/2013

Training packages that include this qualification


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 733113 Furniture Removalist 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7311-13 Furniture Removalist 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0899 Other Management And Commerce 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Road Transport 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Furniture Removalist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 733113 Furniture Removalist 02/Sep/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7311-13 Furniture Removalist 02/Sep/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0899 Other Management And Commerce 02/Sep/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 07/Mar/2011 
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Modification History

Release 3 - Two imported units updated to current versions. Equivalent.


Rationale :

This is a qualification for those engaged in general operations within the furniture removal environment undertaking a range of tasks involving known routines and procedures, and taking some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Job roles :

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

  • Furniture Removalist

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements :

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skills Summary for 

TLI21510 Certificate II in Furniture Removal 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills as identified by the Transport and Logistics Industry for this qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :


  • Use communication systems and procedures required in furniture removal operations
  • Read and follow relevant regulations and instructions applicable to furniture removal operations
  • Speak clearly and directly on matters related to furniture removal operations
  • Write documents as part of duties, including completion of relevant forms and incident and accident reports
  • Recognise and interpret non-verbal signs, signals and behaviour
  • Use relevant communication equipment.


  • Participate in the resolution of any interpersonal conflicts that may arise during furniture removal operations
  • Avoid and prevent the harassment of others in the workplace
  • Collaborate with others in the course of furniture removal operations
  • Work with persons of different ages, gender, race, religion, political persuasion, etc.

Problem solving 

  • Identify and solve or report problems arising in the course of furniture removal operations
  • Recognise problems that may occur in the course of furniture removal operations including hazards and risks and take appropriate action to report or resolve the problems within limits of responsibility
  • Recognise hazards and risks in a range of situations and take appropriate precautions
  • Use mathematics to carry out calculations related to furniture removal operations.

Initiative and enterprise 

  • Respond appropriately to any changes in equipment, standard operating procedures and the working environment.

Planning and organising 

  • Follow and apply operational and emergency plans, systems and procedures
  • Comply with applicable regulations and codes of practice
  • Follow and apply workplace security and safety management systems and safeworking requirements
  • Collect and interpret information needed in the course of furniture removal operations
  • Manage time and priorities in the course of furniture removal operations.

Self management 

  • Interpret and apply applicable regulations and instructions
  • Follow work plans and schedules
  • Check own work performance.


  • Adapt own competence in response to any changes in furniture removal operations
  • Participate in updating own knowledge and skills required for furniture removal operations.


  • Operate equipment required during furniture removal operations
  • Follow and apply operational and servicing instructions for equipment used during furniture removal operations
  • Follow and apply OH&S procedures when using furniture removal equipment and facilities.

Packaging Rules

Requirements for completion of the qualification :

A successful assessment outcome for a total 14 units of competency , comprising:

  • 9 core units  listed below


  • 5 elective units  which may be taken from the elective units listed below, or may include up to 3 units  which may be drawn with appropriate contextualisation from this Training Package and/or from other relevant nationally endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Where imported units are selected, care must be taken to ensure that all pre-requisites specified are complied with.

Core units 



D Load Handling 

TLID1001A Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

TLID2018A Handle furniture and effects

TLID2019A Pack and unpack cartons during a removal

E Communication and Calculation 

TLIE2008A Process workplace documentation

TLIE2017A Undertake initial removal survey

BSBCUS201B Deliver a service to customers

F Safety Management 

TLIF1001A Follow occupational health and safety procedures

G Teamwork 

TLIG2007A Work in a socially diverse environment

U Environment 

TLIU2012A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective units 



E Communication and Calculation 

TLIE1003A Participate in basic workplace communication

TLIE1005A Carry out basic workplace calculations

TLIE2007A Use communication systems

TLIE3010A Estimate furniture removal jobs

F Safety Management 

HLTFA311A Apply first aid

TLIF2010A Apply fatigue management strategies

G Teamwork 

TLIG1001A Work effectively with others

H Route Planning and Navigation 

TLIH3002A Plan and navigate routes

K Technology 

TLIK2010A Use infotechnology devices in the workplace

L Resource Management 

TLIL1001A Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures

U Environment 

TLIU1009A Monitor plant and equipment in an environmentally sustainable manner

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