Freight and Furniture Handlers load and unload trucks, containers and rail cars, and transfer cargo between ships and other forms of transport and storage facilities
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Freight and Furniture Handlers
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This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
- labelling goods with customers' details and destinations
- loading goods into trucks, containers and rail wagons, and securing loads
- assisting to tie down loads and cover them with tarpaulins
- guiding truck drivers into loading bays and through confined spaces
- performing clerical functions to record and check cargo on arrival, storage and despatch
- opening and closing hatches and securing cargo to prevent shifting during voyages
- transferring loads using moving equipment and directing equipment operations using communication systems
- stacking cargo on pallets, trays, flats and slings to facilitate transfer to and from ships
- Freight Handler (Rail or Road)
- Truck Driver's Offsider
- Waterside Worker
VET (Vocational Education And Training)
- Certificate II in Road Transport Yard Operations, Certificate II in Furniture Removal
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