Prepare for transport of dangerous 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 TLID3027, 'Prepare for transport of dangerous goods'.
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 describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.


Check dangerous goods load


Load is compared against transport documentation and discrepancies are noted


Job hazards are identified and required action is taken to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards


Load is checked to ensure dangerous goods labels are clearly visible and legible, and packaged goods are correctly labelled


Load is checked to ensure containers are not damaged


Vehicle load is checked for compatibility or, where not compatible, is checked for appropriate segregation in accordance with regulatory requirements


Load is assessed to ensure it is stowed and secured in or on vehicles in accordance with the current ADG Code and national Load Restraint Guide(LRG)


Shipping documentation and other relevant documents are located in cabin in accordance with regulatory requirements


Assess vehicle suitability to transport intended load


Vehicle is assessed for suitability and appropriateness to carry designated dangerous goods including classification, mass and configuration


Licence and insurance requirements are checked for conformity with current ADG Code and/or other applicable regulatory requirements as required


Load restraint system/s is checked for serviceability and appropriateness to secure intended load


Vehicle is checked to ensure it is correctly and clearly marked/placarded for load being carried


Check emergency procedures and equipment


Emergency information for each type of transported dangerous good is noted


Regulatory and workplace procedures for an incident are noted including notification of relevant personnel and authorities and, as required, use of equipment for containment, clean up or recovery


Personal protective equipment and safety equipment are checked for operational capability and appropriateness to proposed load


Emergency information is located in cabin in accordance with current ADG Code requirements


Evaluate documented route plan


Selected route plan and potential difficulties including regulatory restrictions, traffic flow and conditions, obstacles, road standards and construction activities are assessed


Regulatory and workplace procedures for driving, parking, loading and unloading are identified including actions for disengaging and/or securing vehicle


Complete documentation


Load is inspected and checked for security to travel in accordance with relevant regulations/permit requirements and current ADG Code


All required documentation for dangerous goods is completed in accordance with regulatory and workplace requirements