This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor transport logistics in accordance with relevant regulatory requirements, standards and codes of practice, including the Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code and workplace procedures.

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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: - applying precautions and required action to minimise, control or eliminate hazards that may exist during work activities; - applying relevant legislation and workplace procedures; - communicating effectively with others when implementing and monitoring transport logistics; - completing documentation related to implementing and monitoring transport logistics; - implementing contingency plans; - modifying activities depending on operational contingencies, risk situations and environments; - monitoring work activities in terms of planned schedule; - operating and adapting to differences in equipment in accordance with standard operating procedures; - operating electronic communication equipment to required protocol; - prioritising work and coordinating self and others in relation to transport logistics activities; - providing leadership and working collaboratively with others; - reading and interpreting transport schedules, regulatory requirements, customer instructions, workplace procedures and manuals relevant to implementing and monitoring transport logistics; - reporting and/or rectifying identified problems promptly, in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures; - selecting and applying appropriate application of technology, information systems and procedures, and; - working systematically with required attention to detail without injury to self or others, or damage to goods or equipment. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - application of current competencies within functional activity; - application of relevant Australian standards and associated certification requirements; - business policies, procedures and plans including procedures for outsourcing components of operations and engaging additional resources; - code, regulatory, permit and licence requirements relevant to transport logistics; - operational transport logistics systems, resources, management and workplace operating systems; - problems that may occur when implementing and monitoring transport logistics and action that can be taken to resolve or report these problems; - relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental protection procedures and regulations; - relevant regulations, codes of practice and legislative requirements including local and international regulations relevant to transport logistics; - relevant workplace documentation procedures; - resource availability including the competencies of individuals in the team/group; - risks and hazards related to implementing and monitoring transport logistics and ways of controlling the risks involved; - transport and equipment applications, capacities, configurations, safety hazards and control mechanisms; - workplace policies and procedures, including those covering issue resolution and grievance , and; - workplace procedures for implementing and monitoring transport logistics.

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