Secure cargo

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 RIIHAN205D, 'Secure cargo'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Secure cargo' 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

1. Plan and prepare to secure cargo/containers

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 and prepare work area

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 Report unsafe work practices and/or equipment to appropriate personnel

1.6 Select and wear/use correct personal protective equipment

1.7 Erect formwork where no lashing points exist

1.8 Read and interpret lashing plan

2. Lash and unlash cargo

2.1 Conduct work paying attention to special requirements of the cargo

2.2 Identify lashing points and use appropriate fittings, lashing equipment and securing equipment for each lashing point

2.3 Lash and secure cargo to lashing points ensuring the correct spread of lashings and that lashings are secured, attached and tensioned

2.4 Securely fasten tensioners

2.5 When unlashing, release, disconnect and remove fittings from the cargo

2.6 Place lashing equipment in designated storage areas or clear from work area

2.7 Ensure lashing/unlashing operations cause no injury to personnel or damage to machinery or cargo

3. Protect cargo from weather

3.1 Cover/uncover cargo using appropriate covering and lashing

3.2 Ensure no injury to personnel or damage to cargo or equipment

4. Pack and unpack cargo

4.1 Identify and report damaged cargo

4.2 Check cargo identification using audit/identification procedure

4.3 Sort and stack cargo prior to packing or after unpacking ensuring the stack is in the correct location, in accordance with relevant Australian standards, safety codes and site operating procedures

4.4 Handle cargo ensuring no injury to personnel or damage to cargo or equipment

4.5 Pack cargo safely and efficiently

4.6 Maintain tight stow of cargo

4.7 Unpack cargo safely and efficiently