Top load a dangerous goods tanker

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 TLID4048, 'Top load a dangerous goods tanker'.
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.


Top load vehicle


Prior load is determined and prescribed switch load procedures are followed


Product type and quantity to be loaded are checked to determine whether they are in accordance with delivery documentation, and are within safe carrying capacity and gross weight limitations of vehicle


Discrepancies are rectified in accordance with company procedures


Locations of emergency equipment and emergency procedures are identified before loading commences


Personal protective equipment (PPE) is identified and worn in accordance with regulatory and site requirements


Vehicle is checked to ensure it is correctly placarded for product to be loaded


Product transfer equipment is connected and bonded in accordance with organisational and site procedures


Site procedures are followed for commencement of loading process


Vehicle is safely loaded with product using only approved equipment, in accordance with organisational requirements and site procedures


Loading process and fill levels are monitored in accordance with company and site procedures


At completion of loading process, all valves on vehicle and load-out facility are closed, and all transfer equipment is secured in accordance with site procedures


Loaded vehicle is checked to be within legal weight limitations, and compliant with regulatory requirements and company procedures


Pre-departure inspection of loaded vehicle is undertaken to ensure hoses, pipes and cables are disconnected and secure, brake interlock is deactivated, and any obstacles are cleared in accordance with company procedures


Site is restored to a clean and tidy condition in accordance with site procedures


Vehicle is moved from loading area without damage to property or injury to people in accordance with site procedures


Work at heights on a dangerous goods tanker


Prior to ascending or descending vehicle ladders, required fall restraint safety equipment is connected to vehicle in accordance with safety regulations and site procedures


When operating on top of vehicle, all fall restraint safety equipment is connected, in accordance with site and safety regulations


Complete load documentation


Pre-load documentation is submitted prior to loading and is checked for accuracy of expected load


Shipping documentation is completed, checked and secured in vehicle, in accordance with organisational and legislative requirements, at completion of load