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1. QUALIFICATION DESCRIPTION

 

The qualification, TLI33516 Certificate III in Stevedoring, is a nationally recognised qualification that is recognised anywhere in Australia and New Zealand. The qualification, when applicable, can be delivered under the apprenticeship / traineeship training system.

 

This is a general qualification for the Stevedoring Industry with the training appropriate for dock workers, general stevedore/crane operators and stevedores - bulk. Performance of a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, where some discretion and judgement is required in the selection of equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints

 

Employees unload and load cargo and equipment off ships both manually and using large, hi tech machinery. They also drive vehicles and may perform some shipboard activities and receipt and delivery operations in the shipyard.

 

2. TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT PROCESSES

 

The training / assessment for this qualification consist’s of two components:

 

1.             Training and assessment conducted in the workplace by qualified on site company trainers and assessors

 

and/or

 

2.             A Recognition of Prior Learning process conducted by National Learning Centre, a nationally Registered Training Organisation.

 

For more detailed information on NLC’s assessment process access the “Candidate’s Information Handbook” which is available on NLC’s website –

 

www.nationallearningcentre.com.au

 

3. COURSE DURATION

 

If this course is undertaken as a traineeship, the maximum duration of this qualification varies per state. Please refer to www.aatinfo.com.au for durations depending on the state of enrolment.

 

However, the time taken to complete this qualification will depend on the candidate’s experience, their RPL/RCC evidence and the training and assessment conducted in the workplace.

 


 

 

4. COURSE REQUIREMENTS

 

The qualification TLI33516 - Certificate III in Stevedoring is divided into two streams depending on the job role of the candidate:

 

These job roles are either for:

 

1. Crane Operators OR

2. Team Leaders.

 

To achieve the qualification TLI33516 - Certificate III in Stevedoring, the candidate must successfully complete nine (9) units of competency.

 

Three of these nine (9) units are core units for each job role:

 

For Crane Operators:

TLIB2001A - Check and assess operational capabilities of equipment

TLIE3002A - Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions

TLIE3015A - Undertake rigger/dogger and driver communication

 

For Team Leaders:

TLIA3002A - Maintain container/cargo records

TLIF3003A - Implement and monitor occupational health and safety procedures

TLIG3002A - Lead a work team or group

 

The remainder of the nine (9) units are six (6) elective units that  may be taken from the elective units listed below:

 

TLIA3004A - Process receipt and delivery of containers and cargo

TLIA3008A - Transfer cargo

TLIB2001A - Check and assess operational capabilities of equipment

TLID4008A - Monitor crane operations

TLID3040A - Control lift and movement of crane

TLID3043A - Shift loads using gantry equipment

TLID3044A - Shift loads using cranes

TLIE3002A - Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions

TLIE3004A - Prepare workplace documents

TLIE3015A - Undertake rigger/dogger and driver communication

TLIE3016A - Estimate/calculate load shifting requirements for a mobile crane

 

A description of these units is found in Appendix A of this document.

 

Prior to enrolment, NLC, the candidate and the employer will discuss the selection of units available within this qualification.

 

 


 

 

5. PATHWAYS

 

Upon successful completion of the Certificate III in Stevedoring, candidates may enrol in TLI41710 Certificate IV in Stevedoring Operations.

 

This qualification is designed for those engaged in operational roles within a stevedoring environment. It involves a broad range of skilled applications including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, develop new criteria and procedure for performing current practices, and provision of some leadership and guidance to others in the application and planning of the skills.

 


 

 

6. LOCATION OF TRAINING/ASSESSMENT

 

This course will be delivered and assessed by on site trainers at the candidate’s place of employment.

 

7. NLC’S OPERATING HOURS

 

NLC has defined standard hours of work, these are Monday to Friday 09:00am – 5:00 pm, excluding public holidays.

 

8. COURSE COSTS

 

Please contact NLC directly for course costs.

 

9. HOW TO ENROL

 

Please contact NLC for further information.

 

10. RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The Employer’s responsibilities are to:

§   Provide a work environment that is safe and without risk to health;

§   Release their employees for training and assessment activities and

§   Provide necessary infrastructure, resources and facilities.

 

NLC responsibilities are to:

§   Provide an environment in which all are treated with respect and courtesy;

§   Be fair and reasonable in dealing with concerns and issues;

§   Keep the employer as informed as required and

§   Seek and act on all parties’ feedback.

 

The Candidate’s responsibilities are to:

§   Abide by the expectations and standards set out in the Candidate’s Information Handbook;

§   Attend the training sessions requested of them, to arrive on time and to interact in the training session in a co operative and participative manner and

§   Treat others with respect and courtesy.

11. NLC’S CONTACT DETAILS

 

For further information contact National Learning Centre on:

 

Email:                      info@nationallearningcentre.com.au

 

Website:                                 www.nationallearningcentre.com.au

 

12. APPENDIX A

 

12.1 TLIB2001A - Check and assess operational capabilities of equipment

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to check and assess the operational capabilities of equipment in accordance with workplace requirements, including inspecting equipment and work area, checking the operational capability of equipment and its safety devices, identifying and assessing the impact of faults on safety and work requirements, and recording and reporting the results of inspection and testing in accordance with workplace procedures and relevant regulatory requirements.

 

12.2 TLIE3002A - Estimate/calculate mass, area and quantify dimensions

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to estimate and calculate mass and area and quantify dimensions of loads as part of work functions in the transport, stevedoring, warehousing, and/or storage sectors. This includes estimating loads to be transported or placed in storage, identifying mass, area and volume limitations of available transport/storage systems and carrying out calculations required to organise load(s) to match identified transport/storage limitations.

 

12.3 TLIE3015A - Undertake rigger/dogger and driver communication

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to enable effective communication between riggers/doggers and drivers during a lift including establishing an agreed communications system and trialing and configuring communication arrangements in accordance with regulatory requirements and codes of practice.

 

12.4 TLIA3002A - Maintain container/cargo records

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to maintain container/cargo records in accordance with workplace requirements, including processing container and/or cargo documentation; maintaining records of container/cargo movements; monitoring container/cargo, including reefer units, and maintaining records.


 

 

12. APPENDIX A

(cont’d)

 

12.5 TLIF3003A - Implement and monitor occupational health and safety procedures

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor OH&S procedures, including accessing information about OH&S and the workplace policies and procedures, implementing and monitoring procedures for identifying and assessing hazards, implementing and monitoring/auditing procedures for controlling risks, planning and supervising housekeeping arrangements, and implementing and monitoring procedures for dealing with hazardous events.

 

12.6 TLIG3002A - Lead a work team or group

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to lead a work team or group including participating in team/group planning, managing and developing team/group performance, participating in and facilitating the work team/group in its achievement of workplace tasks, and documenting and reviewing work team/group performance.

 

12.7 TLIA3004A - Process receipt and delivery of containers and cargo

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to process the receipt and delivery of containers and cargo in accordance with workplace requirements including checking the stacking/discharge list at commencement of a shift, assessing and planning container/cargo consolidation, allocating stack positions, identifying and checking containers/cargo, and checking and completing required documentation.

 

12.8 TLIA3008A - Transfer cargo

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to transfer cargo in accordance with workplace requirements including preparing for the transfer of the load, safely transferring the cargo using appropriate lifting equipment, finalising the transfer, and completing all required documentation.

 

12.9 TLID4008A - Monitor crane operations

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to monitor crane operations in accordance with workplace procedures and regulatory requirements, including monitoring work performance and progress, monitoring personnel working in operational area, solving problems concerning crane operations and making decisions.


 

 

12. APPENDIX A

(cont’d)

 

12.10 TLID3040A - Control lift and movement of crane

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to direct the movement of a load when the load is out of the crane operator's view, including providing lift instructions to the crane operator using appropriate communication methods, monitoring the lift, and placing and securing load.

 

12.11 TLID3043A - Shift loads using gantry equipment

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to shift loads using gantry equipment in accordance with workplace and regulatory requirements, including planning the work for the prevailing working conditions; using the controls and operating systems to manage the operation of the equipment; locating the load and identifying the load characteristics; safely moving the load; monitoring the controls; and stopping, shutting down and securing the equipment after the completion of operations.

 

12.12 TLID3044A - Shift loads using cranes

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to shift loads using cranes in accordance with workplace and regulatory requirements, including planning the work for the prevailing working conditions; using the controls and operating systems to manage the operation of the crane; locating the load and identifying load characteristics; safely moving the load; monitoring the controls; and stopping, shutting down and securing the crane after the completion of operations.

 

12.13 TLIE3004A - Prepare workplace documents

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to prepare workplace documents and forms in accordance with workplace requirements and any applicable regulations/codes including planning and preparing a simple workplace document such as a letter or report, and gathering relevant information enabling the completion of a workplace form.

 

12.14 TLIE3016A - Estimate/calculate load shifting requirements for a mobile crane

 

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to estimate/calculate load shifting requirements including carrying out required calculations, preparing estimates of loads, and interpreting graphical representations of mathematical information.

 

 

NB: Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements are applicable to all of these units.

 

 


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