Chain of Responsibility - Level 1 - Frontline Staff
This course is designed for frontline staff in operational and individual job roles such as lead schedulers/fleet organisers, packers, loaders and drivers or any staff have influence over these roles. In particular with understanding WA vs Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL), This course will provide students with the skills and knowledge to follow the requirements of the Chain of Responsibility legislation, as per their role and the understanding of others roles and impact in the supply chain. The course is delivered face-to-face and include workbooks and tools to support an assessment of CoR compliance and enable participants to understand and apply their knowledge and skill to CoR compliance responsibilities and appropriate work practices and requirements in your organisation.
The knowledge and skills covered in this course directly relates to the nationally recognised unit of competency
This course is assessed through assessing your knowledge with the use of tasks, short answer, practical and verbal based assessments.
The outcomes of this course will enable the participant to:
- Understand and Explain the Chain of Responsibility law, as it relates to WA’s compliance and enforcement chain of responsibility laws and those relating to Heavy Vehicle National Law.
- Understand and explain the requirements and need for adequate and safe load restraint, appropriate load mass and dimension.
- Understanding and prevention of driver fatigue and speed related requirements as linked to WA and HVNL.
- Participants must be able to distinguish and explain the difference between WA compliance and enforcement- CoR requirements and Heavy vehicle national law, and communicate action required in regards to the CoR controls required and identifying the consequences of not following such standards.
- Key requirements are identifying, understanding and explaining key roles and responsibilities,
- Action and requirements to areas covered under CoR in under WA and HVNL.
- Identify and explain potential examples or actual breaches of the chain of responsibility law and what action is required by key stakeholders in the chain in regarding to identification, reporting, documentation and prevention.
- Breach examples linked to Consequences, breach categories and potential outcomes
- Identify, understand and explain Reasonable steps to defence.
The Chain of Responsibility legislation is contained in the Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 and the Road Traffic (Administration) Act 2008 and needs to be viewed in conjunction with the new regulations. The legislation is accessible on the State Law Publisher’s website:
Please Note: Attending this training can assist in meeting, understanding and applying the compliance and legislative requirements that are a must for all parties in the transport chain.
On successful completion of the course , participants will receive a Statement of Attainment