If you are the driver of a vehicle or have contributed to the loading and unloading of a vehicle you have a duty of care to others on the road to ensure the load is restrained correctly and safely.
This course aims to give you the necessary skills, knowledge and techniques to secure various types of loads in accordance with the National Transport Commission, Australian Standards and industry best practice standards.
Candidates will learn:
- applicable legislation and responsibility;
- relevant forces and loading;
- load distribution and correct placement;
- restraint systems, their use and limitations incl. WLL deration;
- securing methods;
- hitches and bends;
- dangerous goods;
- oversized loads; and,
- personal and others health and safety.
Verification of Competency
Load Restraint Verification of Competencies can be delivered on-site and at our training facility. For more information, please contact the facility, or view our VOC page.
Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course unless the Payment Plan option is selected. For courses that cost over $1,500, Site Skills Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500. The balance of fees payable will be charged at a point in the course that is proportionate to the amount of the deposit paid, e.g. a 10-day course costing $3,000, the remaining $1,500 will be charged at the end of day 5 (upon completion of 50% of the course).
A Payment Plan option is available for this course, please visit the Payment Plans Page for more information.
Payment for this course can be made via eftpos, cash, cheque or the Payment Plan option above. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 700 080.
Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded with a Statement of Completion.
Please refer to our Refund Policy
Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email email@example.com or call 08 8947 5050 or you can Apply Online.
Load Restraint Training requires a Unique Student Identifier (USI) , you can still complete the training without a USI, though Site Skills Training is unable to provide you with your completion certificate until you provided us with your USI. To apply for a free USI visit the USI website or contact our facility.
Those who load and unload trucks, trailers and utes as part of their job role – including truck drivers, couriers, forklift operators and despatch workers
Training and assessment is conducted at the Site Skills Training facility 1 Campion Rd, East Arm, NT 0820. Upon arrangement, training and courses can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.
There are no prerequisites, although it is expected candidates hold a current drivers licence.
Yes - please contact Site Skills Training for an RPL kit.
Units of Competency
- TLIA1001 - Secure cargo
- TLID2004 - Load and unload goods/cargo