This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain operational procedures for transport and logistics enterprises in accordance with relevant regulations, standards and codes of practice, including the Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code and workplace procedures.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
TLIL5020

Assessment

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 developing and maintaining operational procedures for transport and logistics enterprises; - completing documentation related to developing and maintaining operational procedures for transport and logistics enterprises; - implementing contingency plans; - modifying activities to cater for variations in workplace contexts and environment; - monitoring work activities in terms of planned schedule; - operating electronic communication equipment to required protocol; - planning and organising activities; - prioritising work and coordinating self and others in relation to transport and logistics operations; - providing leadership and working collaboratively with others when developing and maintaining operational procedures for transport and logistics enterprises; - reading and interpreting transport and logistics schedules, inventories, regulatory requirements, customer instructions, workplace procedures and manuals relevant to developing and maintaining operational procedures for transport and logistics enterprises; - 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; - focus of operation of transport and logistics systems, resources, management and workplace operating systems; - licence and permit requirements relevant to transport and logistics operations; - problems that may occur when developing and maintaining operational procedures for transport and logistics enterprises and action that can be taken to resolve or report these problems; - regulations, codes of practice and legislative requirements including local and international regulations relevant to transport and logistics operations and the Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code where applicable; - resource availability including the competencies of individuals in the team/group; - risks and hazards related to developing and maintaining operational procedures 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 developing and maintaining operational procedures for transport and logistics enterprises.

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