Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck
Application of the Unit
This unit requires the operator to be able plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after the completion of operations.
This unit is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.
This unit in its current form meets state and territory licensing requirements. Any alteration will result in a unit which is not acceptable to regulators for the purpose of licensing.
What role does this unit of competency suit?
This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely.
Forklift truck means a powered industrial truck equipped with lifting media made up of a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of fork arms or other arms that can be raised 900 mm or more above the ground, but does not include a pedestrian-operated truck or a pallet truck.
A person performing this work is required to hold a forklift truck high risk work (HRW) licence.
This unit requires a person operating a forklift truck to plan the work, conduct routine checks on a forklift truck, shift loads in a safe manner, and safely shut down and secure equipment after completing operations.
How is the course offered?
The forklift licence is available by first completing knowledge training then doing work experience under a qualified licences supervisor. You must log all work completed on the forklift in your log book. The assessor must check and verify the workplace training prior to you completing the final assessment. Successful applicants may then apply to WH&S Queensland for the licence.
What is covered in the course?
The unit of competency comprises 4 elements of study.
The full list of elements (including training package rules) are available by following the link: http://training.gov.au/Training/Details/tlilic2001
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Where is the training delivered?
Training can be undertaken on site at your workplace or at the A1 Group Training’s training facility conveniently located in Toowoomba near Brisbane.
Who is the trainer?
The course trainer and assessor for this qualification is highly experienced industry professional and A1 Group Training Director, Mr Danny McCartin. See the below link for a brief introduction to Danny and his experience in the industry. Click the back arrow to come back to this page when you are finished checking the information.
Legislative, regulatory and certification requirements.
This unit is based on the licensing requirements of Part 4.5 of the Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations, HRW and meets Commonwealth, state and territory HRW licensing requirements.
Relevant information must be sourced prior to undertaking the unit. Contact A1 Group Training for further information or to enrol.
How much does it cost?
$650.00 in total covers the cost of the training and assessment of the unit of competency. A high risk licence application fee is also applicable for successful participants. Contact A1 Group Training for full details.