Preparation to transport dangerous goods by road

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Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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
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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 TLILIC3013A, 'Preparation to transport dangerous goods by road'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1Identify individual organisations and systems for the transport of dangerous goods

1.1 Responsibilities and duties for the transport of dangerous goods are clearly defined, and allocated and included in job descriptions and duty statements for all relevant positions

1.2 Systems, organisations, and other persons that effect the transport of dangerous goods are identified

2Identify UN numbers, UN classes and UN divisions of dangerous goods including packing groups

2.1 Proper shipping names and other relevant information from Dangerous Goods List are identified

2.2 UN class and UN division labels for dangerous goods are determined in accordance with the current ADG Code and regulatory requirements

2.3 Packing groups for dangerous goods are identified and assessed for their significance

2.4 The Dangerous Goods List is evaluated in relation to its special provisions and other instructions

3Check vehicle

3.1 The suitability of a transport vehicle to carry dangerous goods is assessed including roadworthiness, fittings and accessories, test date tags, knowledge of operation of control systems, awareness of mass, configuration, and other relevant requirements for the intended load

3.2 The requirements for driver and vehicle licensing and how to check vehicle for licence and registration labels, and conformity with the current ADG Code and other regulatory requirements are identified

3.3 Checks are made to determine that the transport vehicle has the correct placarding for the class or division of the intended load

4Assess suitability of transport mode for intended load

4.1 The suitability of dangerous goods packaging is assessed to ensure that it is suitable for purpose, free from obvious defects and residue

4.2 Ullage in large compartments is identified and assessed for compliance with the current ADG Code and regulatory requirements

4.3 Transport documentation is checked to ensure that dangerous goods markings and vehicle placards are consistent with the load being carried and are legible and clearly visible

4.4 Dangerous goods loads are checked for compatibility and segregation in accordance with regulatory requirements

5Follow emergency procedures

5.1 Hazchem codes are understood and appropriately applied in emergency response situations

5.2 Hazchem codes for a mixed load of dangerous goods are identified

5.3 Emergency information required for the dangerous goods being transported is appropriately identified

5.4 Driver's role and obligations in an emergency situation, are identified in accordance with a Transport Emergency Response Plan

5.5 Appropriate communication to notify relevant personnel and emergency services is identified and applied

5.6 Safety equipment is used for containment, clean up or recovery as appropriate

6Check safety equipment and its use

6.1 Safety equipment is determined according to the type of dangerous goods being transported in accordance with current ADG Code and regulatory requirements

6.2 The suitability and compliance of personal protective equipment required is assessed

6.3 Personal protective equipment and safety equipment is used in accordance with workplace and regulatory requirements

7Maintain dangerous goods documentation

7.1 Transport documentation is accurate and completed in accordance with workplace and regulatory requirements including the current ADG Code

7.2 Transport documentation is appropriately amended according to regulations and enterprise procedures

7.3 Transport documentation is correctly located in the cabin in accordance with regulatory requirements

8Secure and protect vehicle load

8.1 Load restraint method/s for the transport of dangerous goods in accordance with current ADG Code and other regulatory requirements are appropriately established

8.2 Load restraint systems and securing points are inspected for suitability, excessive wear, and obvious defects

9Plan, control and manage transfer of dangerous goods

9.1 Positioning of vehicle for dangerous goods bulk transfer is in accordance with current regulatory and enterprise procedures

9.2 Suitable safety measures for each class of dangerous goods being transferred are identified

9.3 Operation of battery isolation switches is clearly identified

9.4 Transfer equipment and adequacy of lighting levels are identified and checked for compatibility

9.5 Responsibilities of drivers during transfer of dangerous goods are identified

9.6 Emergency procedures in the event of a spill or leak during transfer are identified

9.7 Hoses used to transfer dangerous goods have been appropriately tested in accordance with regulatory requirements

10Plan and manage safe transport of dangerous goods

10.1 Regulatory procedures for carrying passengers while transporting dangerous goods are identified

10.2 Prohibited practices and the carrying of prohibited objects during transport are identified

10.3 Regulatory and enterprise procedures for planning routes covering driving, parking, loading and unloading, uncoupling and/or securing the vehicle are assessed

10.4 Transport routes are planned to ensure prohibited areas and restricted routes are observed

10.5 Appropriate parking requirements are identified in accordance with regulatory requirements

10.6 Regulatory requirements relating to the transport of empty or nominally empty packaging used to transport dangerous goods are identified in accordance with the current ADG code

10.7 Regulatory and enterprise procedures and driver's role in vehicle breakdown situations are appropriately indentified and implemented

Qualifications and Skillsets

TLILIC3013A appears in the following qualifications:

  • TLI31210 - Certificate III in Driving Operations