TLI Fuel Storage Dangerous Goods Contractor

Project Update

10 February 2020

Draft Material Available

The TAC has finalised draft materials for this project and would like your feedback. 

Feedback on draft materials closed on Friday, 6 March 2020 for consideration by the TAC.

Feedback will be collated and discussed at the next TAC meeting. 

24 July 2019

Fuel Storage Subject Matter Experts Needed

Work on this project has commenced and the Transport and Logistics Industry Reference Committee (IRC) is forming a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC).

Your industry expertise and insight is welcome to help develop Training Package material for individuals that install and maintain retail fuel storage sites.

The IRC is looking for TAC members with expertise in any of the following sectors:

  • Fuel Infrastructure (service stations)
  • Contractors with fuel site experience
  • Maintenance Providers with fuel site experience

To register your interest in becoming a TAC member, please provide your details by close of business Friday, 9 August 2019. Expressions of interest have now closed.

For more information about this project please contact the Industry Manager.


Industry have identified the need to establish occupational standards to achieve a national and standardised approach to managing contractors working on retail fuel sites, to address environmental and public safety obligations. With an ageing asset base this sector is seeing increased maintenance and preventative maintenance having to be carried out effectively.

The Transport and Logistics Industry Reference Committee (IRC) proposed the development of a new Skill Set and four new Units of Competency focused on skill and knowledge requirements to operate safely around fuel retail sites, and will incorporate current legislation, codes of practice and other operational documentation that is currently in industry use.

The expected submission of the Case for Endorsement will be submitted to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) by 30 October 2020.

View 2019 IRC Skills Forecast

The Transport and Logistics IRC will have oversight of this project, which will be facilitated by Australian Industry Standards (AIS) in consultation with industry stakeholders. A Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) will be formed for this project. 

Regular updates will be posted on this page throughout the life of the project. 

If you have any questions about this project or are a subject matter expert and would like to be considered for the TAC for this project, please contact the Industry Manager. 

Klausch Schmidt
Industry Manager

Project Deliverables

  • One new Skill Set (The proposed Skill Set will comprise current and new Units of Competency to address the specific skills gaps identified by industry)
  • Development of up to four new Units of Competency

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