Transport, handle 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 AHCCHM304A, 'Transport, handle and store chemicals'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Transport and handle chemicals and biological agents

1.1. Transport requirements are identified and followed from legislative and regulatory requirements, including Occupational Health and Safety (OHS).

1.2. Risks involved in the transport and handling of chemical and biological agents are assessed and minimised.

1.3. Containers are confirmed as being in a sound condition to transport.

1.4. PPE is used as required according to manufacturer specifications and OHS requirements.

1.5. Instructions from chemical material safety data sheets (MSDS) are followed in the event of a spill.

1.6. Transport incidents are reported as required according to legislative and/or regulatory requirements.

1.7. Appropriate first aid kit and spill kit are confirmed as being on hand for all stages of transport, handling and storage.

2. Store chemicals in the workplace

2.1. Appropriate storage methods are used according to chemical labels, MSDS, and/or legislative and regulatory requirements.

2.2. Risks involved in storage of chemical and biological agents are assessed and minimised.

2.3. Storage area is maintained according to legislative and regulatory requirements, including OHS and environmental protection.

2.4. Products are retained in original containers with labels intact.

2.5. Storage methods are utilised to prevent contact with people or animals, contamination of produce or the environment.

2.6. Correct disposal procedures are applied for used chemical drums and storage containers.

2.7. Unwanted and/or out-of-date chemicals are disposed of according to legislative and/or regulatory requirements and industry programs.

3. Record storage details

3.1. Chemical storage inventory and records are maintained according to legislative and regulatory requirements, including OHS.

3.2. Storage incidents are reported as required according to legislative and/or regulatory requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCCHM304A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC32210 - Certificate III in Commercial Composting
  • AHC33210 - Certificate III in Floriculture
  • AHC31510 - Certificate III in Indigenous Land Management
  • AHC31910 - Certificate III in Weed Management
  • AHC30610 - Certificate III in Production Horticulture
  • AHC33311 - Certificate III in Feedlot Operations
  • AHC31610 - Certificate III in Lands, Parks and Wildlife
  • AHC30710 - Certificate III in Horticulture
  • AHC30310 - Certificate III in Horse Breeding
  • AHC30110 - Certificate III in Agriculture
  • AHC31410 - Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management
  • AHC30210 - Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)
  • AHC31110 - Certificate III in Production Nursery
  • AHC31210 - Certificate III in Retail Nursery
  • AHC31710 - Certificate III in Natural Area Restoration
  • AHC30810 - Certificate III in Arboriculture
  • AHC31010 - Certificate III in Parks and Gardens
  • AHC31810 - Certificate III in Vertebrate Pest Management
  • AHC30510 - Certificate III in Poultry Production
  • SFI20111 - Certificate II in Aquaculture
  • SFI30111 - Certificate III in Aquaculture

And the skillsets: