Advise on and manage security and safety in international freight transport

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 TLIO5020, 'Advise on and manage security and safety in international freight transport'.
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.


Assess international freight transport security and safety risks


Records of international freight transport security and safety breaches, thefts, accidents and damage are reviewed to identify past security and safety incidents


Assessment of potential risks to security and safety of freight, personnel, facilities, information and equipment are made, considering internal and external factors


Relative risks from a range of sources are assessed and compared with existing security and safety measures


Discrepancies between identified risk and current security and safety processes are noted


Specify international transport security and safety requirements


Decisions and adjustments to security and safety equipment, facilities and services are made based on risk assessment in relation to benefits to freight forwarding customer and freight forwarding organisation


Transport security and safety plans including performance indicators are prepared in accordance with workplace and regulatory requirements, and are circulated for feedback prior to implementation


Security and safety arrangements for international freight forwarding activities are documented, and implementation strategies are established in accordance with freight forwarding organisation’s transport security and safety plans, and transport security and safety regulations


Questions and feedback from stakeholders are responded to promptly and, where appropriate, incorporated in plans


Implement transport security and safety plans and policies


Priorities for implementation are identified, and management and workplace personnel are informed


Competency needs for the work are identified, and staff are allocated and/or trained and assessed to meet those needs


Equipment and facilities are allocated and/or obtained


Workplace personnel and equipment are organised to meet requirements ensuring workloads are balanced and other workplace activities are met


Operating procedures and methods are explained to freight forwarding and security and safety personnel, and follow-up communication methods are used to ensure freight transport and storage security and safety requirements are applied in accordance with transport security and safety security plans and policies


Advice is provided to customers on security and safety matters during international freight forwarding projects in accordance with freight forwarding organisation’s transport security and safety plans and policies


International freight transport security and safety plans, policies and procedures are implemented when carrying out freight forwarding duties and functions


Monitor and review system performance


Reports on security and safety incidents in international freight transport and related action are collated and categorised


Reports are compared to identify trends in security, and safety incidents and breaches


International freight transport security and safety policies and procedures are amended and trialled to improve performance