This course ensures that participants have the skills and knowledge required to operate a forklift truck safely in accordance with all relevant legislative requirements.
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 attachments that can be raised 900mm or more above the ground, but does not include a pedestrian-operated truck or a pallet truck.
Competence in this unit, does not in itself result in a HRWL licence to operate this plant.
A person performing this work is required to hold a forklift truck High Risk Work Licence (HRWL).
WorkSafe Connect is a proud recipient of Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding for the 2019/2020 General Construction Short Course Program as well as the Apprentice Advance Plus Short Course Program.
You may be eligible to receive CSQ subsidised or fully funded training courses if you are an existing worker in the building and construction industry. If eligible under the General Construction Short Course program, the cost of this training is $370.00 per person after CSQ funding of $225.00 is applied. If eligible for the Apprentice Advance Plus program, the training is fully funded by CSQ.
For full details on eligibility, please get in touch with a member of the WorkSafe Connect team today.
Conduct routine checks
Shut down and secure forklift truck
Accurately interpret information relating to conducting forklift truck operations (e.g. procedures)
Safely conduct forklift truck operations including all functions to the maximum height and load capacity
Identify hazards associated with the operation of the forklift truck, assess risks and put into place effective hazard prevention/control measures for those hazards identified
Verify problems and equipment faults and demonstrate appropriate response procedures
Methodology of determining the weight of a load
WHS legislation, standards relevant to the safe operation for the forklift trucks
Understanding of forklift characteristics and capabilities (including use of load data plates)
Understanding of the hierarchy of hazard identification and control
Organisational and workplace standards, requirements, policies and procedures
Procedures for the recording, reporting and maintenance of workplace records and information
Forklift truck operations and safe operating techniques
Typical routine problems encountered in the operation of the crane and equipment and adjustments required for correction
327 Bayswater Road
Gate 2, Building 1
Construction Training Centre
460-492 Beaudesert Road
1 Habana Street
Course ID: 476 - Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck