Vehicle load management

This one day training course provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to load and unload goods and cargo, including loading and unloading goods, securing and protecting the load. It also provides knowledge and skills required to secure cargo including preparing to secure cargo/containers, lashing and unlashing cargo, protecting cargo from weather, and packing and unpacking cargo. Completing all required documentation is also included.

Who should attend

This course is suitable for people who are required to load, unload and secure goods or cargo.


  • There are no prerequisites required for this training course.

Learning outcomes

As a result of attending this course participants should be able to:

  • Load and unload goods/cargo
  • Secure and protect load
  • Complete documentation
  • Prepare to secure cargo/containers
  • Lash and unlash cargo
  • Protect cargo from weather
  • Pack and unpack cargo

PPC and PPE requirements

Some of the practical training for this course will take place in an operational area. You are required to have/provide Western Power approved PPC and PPE requirements for the practical work. Refer to the Western Power PPE Procedure Sections 3.1 & 3.2, for these requirements.

Note: Power Training Services does not provide PPE, PPC and tools for training courses.

H2. Assessments

Assessments are included in this course. Participants will not be considered to have completed this course until all assessments have been completed to a satisfactory level. When deemed competent a statement of attainment will be awarded.

Note: This course is delivered by a third party training provider.

If there are no classes currently availble, please contact PTS to request a booking.

Assessments are made against units of competency.