Ensure the safety of transport activities (TLIF0009)

Chain of Responsibility (CoR)

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On 1 October 2018, the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) was amended. Everyone in the heavy vehicle transport supply chain is now responsible for safety.

TLIF0009 – Ensure the safety of transport activities is a nationally accredited unit of competency covering the new legislation and your legal responsibilities.

My Freight Career (RTO 90489) is now offering this as a practical, easy to understand, interactive online course that can be delivered anywhere at any time and at your own pace.

After completing this course you will have an understanding and appreciation of your legal obligations when applying CoR in the workplace and the confidence and skills to apply safe transport related activities.

Course Details:

Course Outline:

  • CoR legislation, regulations and penalties
  • Your obligations under the Heavy Vehicle National Law and Regulations (HVNL) in relation to speed, mass, dimensions, load restraint, fatigue and vehicle standards
  • The CoR Supply Chain – roles & responsibilities
  • CoR compliance in the workplace including breaches and penalties

Course Materials:

  • A video presentation produced by MFC to provide the information required for you to learn and obtain the required CoR knowledge.
  • Written manual and learner guide materials
  • Activities and knowledge checks to determine if you are ready to undertake the assessment;


As this is a nationally recognised unit of competency you will be assessed once you have completed all training materials and course requirements. Assessment will be carried out by a qualified MFC Assessor and all questions will require a satisfactory assessment before you will be awarded competency. See FAQ below for more information about the assessment including resubmissions.

Delivery Mode
Online – the course is self-paced and includes knowledge checks and multiple choice questions throughout.

Course Duration
10-20 hours (approx.) depending on your level of industry experience and current knowledge of CoR.

Ability to read, write and comprehend English text and complete basic mathematical calculations to at least the level of Australian year 10 schooling or equivalent.

Enrolment Requirements

  • A computer device and internet access
  • USI (unique student identifier) and photo identification
  • Complete a short LL&N (Language, Literacy, and Numeracy) test to ensure you are at the required minimum skill level to be able to complete the course.


Upon successful completion of the training and assessment requirements and materials you will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment of competency in TLIF0009 Ensure the safety of transport activities (Chain of Responsibility.

Fees $349

For all enquiries, bulk bookings and bookings for current client account holders please send us an email, fill out our online enquiry form or call 1300 881 075.

For past students, please use our return enrolment form.

Who is this for?

The aim of CoR is to make sure everyone in the supply chain shares responsibility for ensuring breaches of the HVNL do not occur. Under CoR laws, if you are named as a party in the chain of responsibility and you exercise (or have the capability of exercising) control or influence over any transport task, you have a responsibility to ensure the HVNL is complied with. Parties in the supply chain include those who book, pack, load, unload or receive goods that have been, or will be transported via road transportation. It also includes those who own, employ, engage, manage, operate or schedule the use of heavy vehicles.

The law recognises that multiple parties may be responsible for offences committed by the drivers and operators of heavy vehicles, and a person may be a party in the supply chain in more ways than one. Legal liability applies to all parties for their actions or inactions, and it is for this reason that all staff at all levels should complete this course.

The course can be completed by anyone wanting to understand the Chain of Responsibility (CoR) as it applies to the freight forwarding & supply chain industry and gain accreditation in a nationally recognised unit of competency. The course can be completed by all staff at all levels as CoR regulations apply to all. This course is suitable for:

  • Freight Forwarders
  • Customs Brokers
  • Priority/Express Transport Providers
  • Logistics Organisations
  • Road Transport Organisations
  • Warehouse or Depot Operations
  • Consignor’s/Owners/Sellers/Exporters of Goods
  • Consignee’s/Buyers/Receivers/Importers of Goods

This may include those wanting to make a career move to the freight forwarding and supply chain industry, and those currently working towards a qualification in Freight Forwarding, supply Chain Operations, Logistics, or warehouse Operations.

Start Today!

Enrol now to get started. For all enquiries, bulk bookings and bookings for current client account holders please send us an email, fill out our online enquiry form or call 1300 881 075. For past students, please use our return enrolment form.


Who is My Freight Career?

My Freight Career (MFC) is both an RTO (Registered Training Organisation), and GTO (Group Training Organisation). We have been successfully delivering training in transport and logistics nationally recognised units of competency, certifications, and qualifications, for the freight forwarding, logistics and supply chain industries for more than 20 years. Our Assessors are industry experienced and qualified, and our material is relevant and current to the freight forwarding, logistics and supply chain industries.

My Freight Career’s RTO code is 90489.

Why self-paced learning?

Self-paced learning is constructed in a way that you the learner can work through the course material at your own pace and in your own time. We understand that learners undertaking this course may work in an environment where time for study and learning is limited, so a flexible approach to when you can complete the course will best suit your needs.

My Freight Career’s course is delivered to you using the latest e-learning platform, so it is ready and available to you at any time of the day or night.

What support is offered from Myfreightcareer?

During the hours of 0830 to 1700 AEST any support request sent via e-mail will be answered by one of our qualified and experienced trainers. All requests sent outside of these hours will be answered at the earliest convenience of our trainers the next day.

Do I have to complete the course in one go, or can I log in and out when needed?

You can login as many times as you like. You can save your work at anytime and return as many times as required during your training.

When does the course start?

As the course is self-paced the start date will be once you choose to enrol and payment is received. It is then up to the learner to complete the course at a time that suits them via tablet, PC & smartphone.

What happens if I do not know the answer to a question or can't complete an assessment?

You can review your learning resources at any time to assist you when completing the assessment. MFC Assessors will provide you with notes for any question you have not answered satisfactorily and you can then reattempt the question. You have until the end of your course period or up to five attempts (whichever comes first) to successfully complete the assessment.

Can we purchase in bulk or enrol for more than one user?

Yes, please contact us and we will email you a bulk enrolment form.

Can I have access to my training records?

Your records are securely stored. Please contact My Freight Career if you need your training records (you will be required to verify your details).

How will I be assessed?

The assessment will include short written knowledge responses, an Industry scenario analysis, a simulated workplace task and completion of COR Breach Reports.