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View Unit : Load the articulated or draw bar vehicle correctly

Unit
Unit Reference Number
F/602/2769
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Load the articulated or draw bar vehicle correctly
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
30
Unit Credit Value
5
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
7.2 Warehousing and Distribution
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

know how to load the articulated or draw bar vehicle correctly

1.1

Explain the relevant organisational policies and procedures, in relation to ensuring the articulated or draw bar vehicle is loaded correctly, that relate to:

• health, safety and security

• personal protective equipment

• legal requirements

• operating requirements

• monitoring requirements

• handling methods

1.2

Explain the required information to include:

• suitability of the articulated or draw bar vehicle for the load

• load restrictions

• loading and delivery sequences

• how to distribute the load

• when and how to re-distribute the load

• correct securing of the load

• use of correct restraints

• why, how and where to check axle weights

1.3

Explain how to prepare the articulated or draw bar vehicle for loading

1.4

Identify problems that can occur when loading the articulated or draw bar vehicle correctly

1.5

Explain the appropriate action to take, in order to deal with identified problems

2

be able to load the articulated or draw bar vehicle correctly

2.1

Follow all organisational policies and procedures, in relation to ensuring the articulated or draw bar vehicle is loaded correctly, that relate to:

• health, safety and security

• personal protective equipment

• legal requirements

• operating requirements

• monitoring requirements

2.2

Communicate effectively with others

2.3

Ensure that the articulated or draw bar vehicle and load are compatible

2.4

Ensure that the articulated or draw bar vehicle is ready to receive the load

2.5

Ensure the loading area is suitable and safe

2.6

Manoeuvre the articulated or draw bar vehicle into a suitable position for loading

2.7

Load the articulated or draw bar vehicle in the appropriate manner, using the correct handling methods, for the type of load and delivery sequence

2.8

Secure the load with the correct restraints

2.9

Secure any loose materials, restraints, and ancillary equipment so that they cannot shift or come loose during transportation

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