Load and unload cargo/goods

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 RIIHAN204D, 'Load and unload cargo/goods'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Load and unload cargo/goods' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare for loading and unloading cargo/goods

1.1 Access, interpret and apply load handling compliance documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements

1.3 Identify and address potential risks, hazards and environmental issues, and implement control measures

1.4 Communicate and coordinate activities with others throughout the work activity

1.5 Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

1.6 Select appropriate type of auxiliary equipment for work activities

1.7 Perform equipment pre-start checks to ensure equipment is ready for operation

1.8 Identify emergency procedures to ensure safety of personnel and plant

2. Load cargo/goods

2.1 Identify load characteristics and use appropriate loading techniques to safely and efficiently move load

2.2 Identify hazardous and dangerous goods and adhere to relevant legislation and permit requirements

2.3 Assess and ensure that load characteristics and transport capacity meet approved parameters

2.4 Erect physical barricades and signage to prevent unauthorised entry to the area

2.5 Load cargo/goods in accordance with relevant mass and loading regulations and site procedures

3. Secure cargo/goods

3.1 Check the distribution of the load to ensure it is even, legal and within safe working capacity

3.2 Secure load at approved anchorage points

3.3 Adjust load restraint devices to ensure load is secure during transport

3.4 Protect load from weather conditions using approved coverage devices

4. Protect cargo/goods

4.1 Inspect the load for security to travel

4.2 Complete all required written documentation

5. Conduct housekeeping activities

5.1 Clean and maintain condition of equipment, and check for safe and efficient operations

5.2 Clean and store auxiliary service equipment

5.3 Control and report hazards to maintain a safe working environment

6. Unload cargo/goods

6.1 Assess location, stowage and remaining load before commencement

6.2 Unload in a safe and effective way making use of lifting aids and applications

6.3 Identify any goods requiring special handling

6.4 Relocate material in a manner that considers the height, weight loading, size and crushability of the cargo/goods