Discharge 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 TLID4050, 'Discharge a dangerous goods tanker'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Discharge a dangerous goods tanker' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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


Conduct pre-discharge activities


Delivery location is checked against site plan and delivery job sheet


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


Tanker is positioned to enable discharging to be carried out in accordance with site procedures without injury to people or damage to property


Park brake is applied, engine turned is off and battery is isolated, as required


Personal protective equipment is used in accordance with site and organisational procedures


Site authority to proceed is obtained, as required, and followed in accordance with site organisational procedures


Prepare for discharging


Delivery location is checked for hazards and set up, in accordance with regulatory requirements and organisational procedures


Lids on spillbox are lifted and spillbox is drained of liquid


Identification (ID) markers and tumblers are checked against safe discharge unload plan to verify load will fit, as required


Hoses are removed from tanker and test date is checked


Follow discharge requirements and procedures


Site product type, quantity and discharged quantity are checked to determine whether receiving vessel can accept to load, and discrepancies are rectified in accordance with organisational procedures


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


Product transfer equipment is connected in accordance with regulatory and organisational requirements


Internal valve is opened


Checks are completed prior to commencing discharge, in accordance with organisational procedures


Valve is fully opened and product is discharged safely, in accordance with regulatory and organisational requirements and site procedures


Discharging process is monitored in accordance with regulatory requirements, and company and site procedures


Tanks and compartments are changed in accordance with regulatory and organisational requirements and site procedures


Work at heights on a dangerous tanker


Safety equipment is connected to tanker prior to ascending tanker ladders, as required, in accordance with safety regulations and site procedures


Safety equipment is connected when operating on top of tanker, as required, in accordance with site and safety regulations


Work is completed in accordance with regulatory and organisational requirements and site procedures


Finish unloading


All valves on tanker and receiving facility are closed and transfer equipment is secured in accordance with site procedures


Site is re-dipped and readings are recorded on delivery documentation


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


Final safety inspection of tanker and site is conducted


Tanker is moved from unloading area without damage to property or injury to people and in accordance with site procedures


Delivery documentation is completed, checked and adjusted, and secured in tanker in accordance with regulatory and organisational requirements at completion of discharge


Truck and tanker are checked to ensure correct placarding before departure


Site plan is followed for exiting site