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 RTC3705A, '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

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Transport and handle chemicals and biological agents


Transport methods according to label and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) are identified and confirmed to safely transport the chemical.


Risks involved in transport and handling are identified and minimised.


Personal protective equipment (PPE) is used to transport and handle chemicals where required.


Requirements for safe working procedures and legislation are recognised and followed during transport.


Procedures and risk control measures are in place and followed in the event of a spill or accident.


Reports of injury or poisoning associated with transport of chemicals are made to the manager.


Store chemicals in the workplace


Storage method selected is appropriate for the chemical concerned.


OHS hazards in the storage area are identified and risks controlled.


Storage method selected is appropriate to prevent contact with people or animals, and contamination of produce or the environment.


Requirements to maintain storage area in accordance with directions and standards related to chemicals are defined.


Safe working procedures for the storage of chemicals are defined.


Record storage details


Chemical store inventory is maintained.


Storage of chemicals is recorded in accordance with OHS and enterprise requirements.


Records of injury or poisoning associated with transport and storage of chemicals are made and provided to the manager.

Qualifications and Skillsets

RTC3705A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS30510 - Certificate III in Sport and Recreation
  • HLT32807 - Certificate III in Health Support Services
  • RGR30508 - Certificate III in Racing Services (Track Maintenance)