Packing, handling and securing freight (Free Preview)

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US No. 8036
NQF Level 04
Credits  8

A learner accredited with this standard will be able to secure freight in a manner ensuring the elimination of damage to freight during storage and/or transport.

Unit standard range:
The applied competencies expressed in this standard cover a variety of familiar and unfamiliar processes requiring a range of innovative responses based on informed judgement by the learner. The learner has complete responsibility for the quality and safety of packing, handling and securing of freight in a range of freight handling contexts.


  1. Handle, stockpile and pack freight.
  2. Use the most effective marking/labelling techniques.
  3. Place and secure freight in the most suitable manner for transportation.
  4. Identify freight/bulk and source relevant information.

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