Load Restraint / Load and Unload

Course code: TLID2004
Investment: $350.00
Duration: 1 Day Course
Location Date  
Toowoomba 2 October 2020
(2 places available)
Brisbane 23 October 2020
(10 places available)
Toowoomba 27 November 2020
(3 places available)
Brisbane 18 December 2020
(10 places available)
Toowoomba 2 October 2020
(2 places available)
Brisbane 23 October 2020
(10 places available)
Toowoomba 27 November 2020
(3 places available)
Brisbane 18 December 2020
(10 places available)

Course Details


Harness offers a one-day Load Restraint / Load & Unload course which covers the skills and knowledge required to load and unload goods and cargo in accordance with relevant state/territory roads and traffic authority regulations/permit requirements.

It includes loading and unloading goods and cargo, securing and protecting a load and completing all required documentation.

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this Load Restraint / Load & Unload, participants will be awarded the Unit of Competency:

  • TLID2004 – Load and unload goods/cargo.
  • TLIA1001 – Secure cargo

Program Benefits:

  • Nationally accredited training resulting in the award of Unit of Competency – TLID2004 – Load and unload goods/cargo and  TLIA1001 – Secure cargo – on successful completion of the course.
  • Regular schedules across all Harness training facilities.
  • Use of custom simulators to provide enhanced practical training to complement and enhance theory based learning.

Learning Methods:

The mode of delivery for this Load Restraint / Load & Unload course is face to face in a classroom environment as well as significant practical elements outside of the classroom.

In the delivery of this course, our trainers focus on providing an individualised adult learning environment that considers the learner’s employment history and experience in the industry.

Learning materials provided include the Harness student handbook and participants will be advised in advance of attending the course if there are any materials to be provided by them.

Course Content:

Throughout the Harness course our trainers will cover off the below operations ensuring a comprehensive understanding of both practical and theoretical elements.



Load and unload goods/cargo


Load characteristics are identified and taken into account when determining appropriate loading and unloading workplace procedures


Job hazards are identified and required action is taken to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards


Dangerous or hazardous goods are identified and handled in accordance with the current Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code and other relevant regulations/permit requirements


Load is packed/unpacked to make safe and effective use of available spaces


Goods/cargo are loaded in accordance with relevant mass and loading regulations and workplace procedures


Lifting aids and appliances are selected and used to aid loading procedures in accordance with workplace procedures and safety legislation


Unloading activities are conducted in a safe and efficient manner taking into account suitable locations, stowage, safe use of equipment and balance of remaining load


Goods requiring special handling and/or documentation are identified and workplace procedures are followed


Relocated material is restacked appropriate for transport method, safe height, weight loading, size and crushability of goods


Secure and protect load


Load distribution is checked to ensure it is even, legal and within safe working capacity


Load is checked to ensure dangerous goods and hazardous substances are appropriately segregated in accordance with current ADG Code


Load is secured using correct load restraint and protection equipment for different loads, carrying and storage conditions


Load is protected in accordance with legal and workplace safety requirements


Complete documentation


Load is inspected and checked for security to travel, in accordance with relevant regulations/permit requirements and current ADG Code, as required


All required goods documentation is completed in accordance with workplace requirements including current ADG Code, as required

Further Information

Contact us on  1800 HARNESS (+61 7 3292 0700) or email admin@harnessenergy.com.au today to find out more!

You can view our terms and conditions and student handbook here before making a decision to train with us.