TLIA1001 Secure Cargo

Qualification Description

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to secure cargo, in accordance with procedures and regulatory requirements, as part of work activities within industry.

It includes preparing to secure cargo/containers, lashing and unlashing cargo, protecting cargo from weather and packing and unpacking cargo.

Work is performed under some supervision, generally within a team environment.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Course Code



Laverton Campus:
24-26 Little Boundary RD,
Laverton North, VIC 3026
Brisbane Campus:
651 Johnson Rd, Forest Lake,
QLD 4078

Course Duration

This unit of competency will be delivered intensively over 2 days with some require pre-reading.

Mode of Delivery

Face to Face with some pre-reading completed in your own time.

Learning Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of this program, you will gain the skills and knowledge in the Transport and Logistics Industry to:

  • Prepare to secure cargo/containers
  • Lash and unlash cargo
  • Protect cargo from weather
  • Pack and unpack cargo

Entry Requirements

Although the training product does not stipulate any entry requirements for this training product.

AIS has the following entry requirements in place:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Participate in a course entry interview (pre-enrolment review) to determine suitability of the course and additional support needs.
  • Undertake AIS’s ACSF LLN assessment.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

To successfully complete this unit of competency you will require access to the following PPE.

  • Hard hat
  • Reflective vest
  • Safety boots
  • Gloves
  • Protective clothing

Although AIS has made the following available for your training and assessment due to health and hygiene requirements it is recommended that you bring your own PPE. You MUST bring your own safety boots as this cannot be provided by AIS.

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements for preparing to secure cargo/containers, lashing and unlashing cargo, protecting cargo from weather and packing and unpacking cargo can be very demanding and it is expected that you will have reasonable level of fitness to perform the following tasks:

  • Constant hand function (fine and gross) and lifting waist to overhead and carrying up to 2kg
  • Frequent standing, forward reaching, overhead reaching and static neck postures;
  • Frequent lifting from floor to overhead and carrying from 2kg to 15kg;
  • Frequent pushing and pulling;

You are required to discuss your capabilities in the above areas and any concerns you have during the course entry interview.

Student Support Services

AIS has a range of Student Support Services available for you. Please refer to your student handbook for details on available Student Support Services.

Assessment System

This unit is assessed via a range of assessment methods: Written Assessment, Case Studies, Verbal Questioning and Practical Demonstrations observed directly by the assessor.

Assessment Appeals

Students can make an appeal against any assessment decision by following the Complaints and Appeals Policy outlined in the Student Handbook and our website.

All appeals and complaints will be dealt with following the Complaints and Appeals Procedure.