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Load and Unload Goods/Cargo


Load and unload goods/cargo


1 Day

This Unit includes loading and unloading goods and cargo, securing and protecting a load and completing all required documentation in accordance with relevant State or Territory roads and traffic authority regulations / permit requirements.

Upon completion of the training, learners will have a fundamental knowledge of how goods / cargo are loaded and unloaded in accordance with relevant mass, dimension and loading regulations and workplace procedures as per the current chain of responsibility legislation.

Our Load and unload goods/cargo course will provide students with a basic understanding of the safe loading obligations of their job role. For this reason, it is a beneficial course for Drivers, Loaders & packers, Freight handlers, Consignees- anyone who receives goods, and Loading managers.

Course Delivery 

A learner guide and review questions will be provided to the student prior to course commencement. To fulfil the training requirements for this course, the student must read through this, complete the review questions and bring both with them on the day. 

This course is delivered face-to-face including classroom theory and practical training in a simulated confined space environment. 

Course Content 

The course outlines the following: 

  • Identify load characteristics

  • Hazard identification & control

  • Identification of hazardous and dangerous goods

  • Loading regulations and workplace procedures

  • Lifting aids

  • Secure, check and protect loads

  • Security regulations and permits

  • Completing documentation

Course Requirements 

  • Students must have a valid USI 

  • Good English language and literacy skills 

  • Appropriate clothing, including a hi-visibility shirt/vest and enclosed shoes or boots 

  • Adequate health and fitness to carry out tasks safely 

Course Fees 

All enrolments are considered tentative until payment has been received.   

Course Outcome 

Upon successful completion participants will receive a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment in TLID0015 - Load and unload goods/cargo

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