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 TLIA107C, '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

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Prepare to secure cargo/containers


Work area is prepared and maintained in accordance with the national standards, safety codes and site operating procedures


Unsafe work practices and/or equipment are reported to appropriate personnel


Appropriate protective clothing, equipment and fittings are selected


Formwork is erected where no lashing points exist


Lashing plan is read and interpreted


Lash and unlash cargo


Work is conducted in accordance with industry standards, statutory requirements, safety codes, site operating requirements and any special requirements of the cargo


Lashing points are identified and appropriate fittings and lashing equipment are used for each lashing point


Cargo is lashed and secured to lashing points ensuring the correct spread of lashings and that lashings are secured, attached and tensioned


Tensioners are securely fastened


When unlashing, fittings are released, disconnected and removed from the cargo


Lashing equipment is placed in designated storage areas or cleared from work area


Lashing/unlashing operations ensure no injury to personnel or damage to machinery or cargo


Lashing is completed in accordance with lashing plan


Protect cargo from weather


Cargo is covered/uncovered safely ensuring appropriate covering and lashing, no injury to personnel or damage to cargo or equipment


Work is conducted in accordance with the requirements of national standards, safety codes and site operating procedures


Pack and unpack cargo


Damaged cargo is identified and reported following enterprise procedures


Cargo is sorted and stacked prior to packing or after unpacking, ensuring the stack is in the correct location, in accordance with national standards, safety codes, and site operating procedures


Cargo is identified through the interpretation of marks or numbers


Tight stow of cargo is maintained


Cargo is handled ensuring no injury to personnel or damage to cargo or equipment

Qualifications and Skillsets

TLIA107C appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUR31105 - Certificate III in Automotive Warehousing/Distribution Operations
  • AUR21205 - Certificate II in Automotive Warehousing/Distribution Operations
  • AVI10108 - Certificate I in Aviation (Foundation Skills)
  • AVI40610 - Certificate IV in Aviation (Aircrewman)
  • AVI30510 - Certificate III in Aviation (Rescue Crewman)