Transport and store chemicals

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AHCCHM304, 'Transport and store chemicals'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Transport and store chemicals' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare to transport and handle chemicals

1.1 Identify hazards, assess risks and implement control measures

1.2 Confirm contact phone numbers of emergency services are carried in vehicle in case of accident, spill or fire

1.3 Confirm chemicals will be transported in a vehicle that is compliant with the relevant legislation.

1.4 Confirm containers are secured in the tray, protected from the weather and in a sound condition to transport

1.5 Confirm appropriate first aid kit is carried in the vehicle in case of accident, spill or fire

1.6 Confirm transport arrangements meet legislative and regulatory requirements for the transport of hazardous substances and dangerous goods.

1.7 Obtain current Safety Data Sheets (SDS) from reseller or manufacturer for all chemicals to be transported

2. Transport and handle chemicals

2.1 Follow instructions from chemical SDS, to comply with transport requirements

2.2 Follow instructions from chemical label and SDS in the event of a spill or accident

2.3 Report transport incidents as required

3. Store chemicals in the workplace

3.1 Select and use appropriate personal protective equipment and ensure correct fit

3.2 Use appropriate storage methods as per label and Safety Data Sheet requirements and work health and safety standards

3.3 Maintain storage area according to legislative and regulatory requirements, including work health and safety and environmental protection.

3.4 Retain products in original containers with labels intact

3.5 Utilise storage methods to prevent contact with people or animals and contamination of produce or the environment

3.6 Apply correct disposal procedures for used chemical drums and storage containers as per the label and industry programs

3.7 Dispose of unwanted and out-of-date chemicals in the appropriate manner according to legislative and regulatory requirements and industry programs

4. Record storage details

4.1 Maintain chemical storage inventory and records according to legislative requirements

4.2 Report storage incidents according to legislative requirements