Initiate cargo border procedures

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 TLIX0002, 'Initiate cargo border procedures'.
Google Links
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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.


Outline the framework for Australia’s international trade involvement


Australia’s role and position in international trade are explained


Australia’s role and involvement in international trade in relation to customs broking activities and the import and export of cargo are explained


Role and function of World Customs Organization (WCO) is explained


International custom broking activities and/or agreements to which Australia is a signatory, are explained


Apply Incoterms to the movement of cargo


Purpose of and different types of Incoterms are interpreted


Current Incoterms are applied as required


Impact of Incoterms on related documentation and task requirements is assessed and accommodated in activities


Apply international trade payment methods


Cash or open account payment methods are identified and their implications are documented


Bills of exchange are identified and analysed, and their implications are documented


Letters of credit are identified and analysed, and their implications for cargo movement and customs broking activities are documented


Currency exchange protection and basic foreign exchange transactions are interpreted in relation to customs broking activities


Enable cargo movement


Parties involved in international trade and international movement of cargo are identified


Documents required for international trade are identified and completed


Bills of lading, waybills and air waybills are accessed, analysed and completed to facilitate cargo movement


Documentation for importing cargo is correctly identified in accordance with legislative and operative requirements, and workplace policies and procedures


Documentation for exporting cargo is correctly identified in accordance with legislative and operative requirements, and workplace policies and procedures


Basic freight concepts such as volumetric versus actual weight calculations are applied as required


Differences between short landed, short shipped and over carried cargo are explained


Basic marine insurance concepts are explained, including general average, procedures to handle pillage, damage and/or loss and are implemented as required


Prepare documentation for customs clearance and reporting


Relevant documents are collated


Each document element is checked for completion in accordance with required information to ensure completion of customs clearance requirements


Documents related to transport safety requirements are checked for correctness and availability


Problems arising in completing required documents are identified and assistance is sought to resolve identified problems in accordance with workplace procedures


Workplace procedures for authorisations are followed


Relevant documents are collated and submitted for customs clearance or reporting