This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in the transport and logistics industry in accordance with relevant organisational policy and procedures.  This unit includes identifying current industry practices and emerging issues that underpin the identification and performance of work in the industry.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - completing relevant documentation; - developing competence in response to changes in activities, and legislative and organisational requirements; - identifying and anticipating operational problems, hazards and risks, and taking appropriate action; - identifying and correctly using relevant equipment; - interpreting and applying relevant regulations and instructions; - modifying activities dependent on workplace contingencies, situations and environments; - monitoring work activities in terms of planned schedule, and; - reading, interpreting and following relevant work requirements, policies and procedures.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - current and emerging issues impacting on the transport and logistics industry, including infrastructure needs, technological changes and future challenges; - local and national trends in the transport and logistics industry, including emerging industry practices and needs; - organisational policies and procedures, including those relating to own area of responsibility and performance standards; - relevant sections of national and state/territory legislation, regulatory requirements, and codes of practice/or guidelines as they relate to the level and type of transport and logistics industry operations within own area of responsibility, and; - relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental procedures and guidelines.

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