This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to manage a transport and logistics business unit in accordance with relevant regulatory requirements, standards, codes of practice 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 relevant legislation and workplace procedures; - communicating effectively with others when managing a transport and logistics business unit; - completing documentation related to managing a transport and logistics business unit; - 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 communications equipment to required protocol; - prioritising work and coordinating self and others in relation to business activities; - reading and interpreting operational data, regulatory requirements, market intelligence, finance, budgetary information and business policies relevant to managing a transport and logistics business unit; - reporting and/or rectifying identified problems promptly, in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures; - working collaboratively with others when managing a transport and logistics business unit, 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 and international standards and associated certification requirements; - Australian and international regulations, codes of practice and legislative requirements relevant to business unit activities; - business policies and priorities; - operational work systems, resources, management and workplace operating systems; - hazards and risks that may arise when managing a transport and logistics business unit, and ways of controlling the risks involved; - information on key competitor operations, strengths and weaknesses; - market intelligence relevant to business operations; - Problems that may occur when managing a transport and logistics business unit, and action that can be taken to report or resolve these problems; - quality and customer service standards, policies and procedures; - relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental procedures and regulations; - resource availability including the competencies of individuals in the team and group, and; - workplace policies and processes for managing a transport and logistics business unit.

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