Transport Plant and Equipment

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 UEPOPS232A, 'Transport Plant and Equipment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Transport Plant and Equipment' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria




Plan and prepare for transport


Safety requirements are identified in order to comply with enterprise/site transporting procedures


Transport requirements are confirmed in accordance with work scheduling


Characteristics of the load are identified and considered to ensure that appropriate loading and unloading procedures are followed


Obtain necessary permits


Permit application forms are completed in accordance with requirements


Load is assessed so as not to exceed safe working capacity of vehicle and in accordance with manufacturer's specifications and regulatory authorities requirements


Load/unload plant and/or equipment


Vehicle inspected and checked prior to loading


If required, start up, park up, shut down procedures are carried out in accordance with manufacturer's and/or enterprise/site procedures


Machine loaded and unloaded safely ensuring no injury to personnel or damage to property, equipment and load


Calculations on dimensions (height and width) of load and transport are made for over-sized loads


Lashings are stored in accordance with storage procedures


Secure load


Load is secured using appropriate securing equipment and lashed to anchorage points in accordance with securing systems and manufacturer's specifications


Lashing equipment is secured to vehicle to ensure integrity during transport


Operate transport vehicle


Pre-operational checks are carried out on plant in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations and site requirements


Attachments set at correct height/position, and machine driven in accordance with traffic regulations and manufacturer's instructions


Start up, park up, shut down procedures are carried out in accordance with manufacturer's and/or enterprise/site procedures


Hazards are identified and avoided on public roads and work site


Traffic regulations are adhered to


Complete documentation


Post operational checks and minor maintenance is carried out on machine and/or accessories in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations and site requirements


Documentation is updated and plant problems, movements, abnormalities and status are reported and logged in accordance with enterprise/site procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

UEPOPS232A appears in the following qualifications:

  • UEP20110 - Certificate II in ESI Generation (Operations Support)