Carry out standard customs clearance practices

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 TLIX5046, 'Carry out standard customs clearance practices'.
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.


Identify consignment in accordance with current Australian Customs Act as amended


Import consignments are identified in accordance with current Australian Customs Act and customs policies and procedures


Consignments not requiring formal entry are identified and appropriate responses are implemented


Consignments requiring formal entry are identified and appropriate responses are implemented


Identify and determine type of formal import declaration required and its role


Goods requiring an entry for home consumption are identified


Goods requiring an entry for warehousing are identified


Goods requiring an ex warehouse entry are identified


Requirements of input fields on declarations are explained and implemented


Regulatory authority for goods required to be entered/not entered is explained and complied with


Determine date of entry for home consumption


Date of entry for home consumption is identified in accordance with current Australian Customs Act


Advance entry provisions of current Australian Customs Act are reviewed as required


Respond to customs queries on current lodged declarations


Authority for Red Line queries is identified and whether or not query is within scope is determined


Liaison is undertaken with importer to obtain required information necessary to respond to query


Apply authority to deal process


Consignment status in integrated cargo system is verified


Consignment is dealt with in accordance with the authority to deal


Apply process and authority required to withdraw an import declaration


Double entries are identified and withdrawn


Other import declarations not required are withdrawn in accordance with provisions of the current Australian Customs Act and associated regulations


Impact of withdrawal of an entry on rate of customs duty payable is interpreted


Apply customs controls on regulated premises


Differentiation is made between types of regulated premises


Processes applicable to movement permissions are followed


Fit and proper person check is explained


Security and access requirements for a regulated premise are complied with


Other licence conditions for a regulated premise are interpreted and applied


Requirements of failure to comply with licence conditions are explained to licence holder


Manage information


Records are stored in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures


Contingency plans for software application system are outlined and implemented in accordance with customs and workplace procedures and requirements


Comply with excisable and excise equivalent goods requirements


Excisable goods are identified


Excise equivalent goods are identified


Reporting requirements for excisable and excise equivalent goods are followed