Course Title: Implement and monitor transport logistics
Part A: Course Overview
Program: C5369 Diploma of Logistics
Course Title: Implement and monitor transport logistics
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Nominal Hours: 40Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
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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.
It includes mobilising resources, coordinating multi-modal transport activities, monitoring consignment/s and implementing a contingency management strategy.
Work is under general guidance on progress and outcomes of work. It requires discretion and judgement for self and others in planning and using resources, services and processes to achieve required outcomes.
The unit generally applies to those with responsibility for resource coordination and allocation, who lead individuals or teams.
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
National Competency Codes and Titles
National Element Code & Title:
TLIL5019 Implement and monitor transport logistics
1 Mobilise resources
2 Coordinate multi-modal transport activities
3 Monitor consignment tracking
4 Implement contingency management strategy
This course is structured to provide students with the optimum learning experience in order to demonstrate 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.
Overview of Assessment
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of the requirements in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks, for example:
- direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate
- review of final printed documents
- demonstration of techniques
- observation of presentations
- oral or written questioning to assess knowledge of software applications
You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.
You will be required to provide evidence of the following 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
- working systematically with required attention to detail without injury to self or others, or damage to goods or equipment.
You are required to provide evidence of the following:
- 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
- workplace procedures for implementing and monitoring transport logistics.
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions. You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.
You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.